Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Probability and Success in Sports

Guess I’d better work on my breaking ball ... and who knew soccer players were so smart?! Interesting article on game theory as it applies to sports in this recent Economist article.

Then again, if the sport at hand is Rock, Paper, Scissors, combining cheating and the laws of probability increases the likelihood of success as detailed in this Esquire article from a couple of years ago.

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