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Stats + Stories: Sports Stats in 2019

Dr. Scott Evans is a tenured Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and the Director of the George Washington Biostatistics Center.
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WYSO is partnering with Stats and Stories, a podcast produced at Miami University.

Baseball season is in play. The Women’s World Cup occurred in the summer of 2019. Sports and statistics are now going together like peanut butter and jelly. Why is this? Why do we see that statistics being embraced by many sports organizations? In this Stats & Short Stories episode, John Bailer, Chair of the Department of Statistics at Miami University, is joined in the studio by regular panelists Rosemary Pennington and Richard Campbell of the department Media, Journalism and Film. Their guest is Scott Evans, Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and the Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University. He is also active as part of an Editor at Chance Magazine, and has been a leader in a sports statistics symposium that occurs every year in the Northeast in the U.S.. 

Stats and Stories is a partnership between Miami University's Departments of Statistics and Media, Journalism and Film and the American Statistical Association. You can follow us on Twitter or iTunes. If you'd like to share your thoughts on our program, send your e-mail to statsandstories@miamioh.edu and be sure to listen for future editions of Stats and Stories where we discuss the statistics behind the stories and the stories behind the statistics.    

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