Anthony Davis, Nikola Jokic, Russell Westbrook among players leading NBA in weird, quirky, surprising stats

The NBA has been at the forefront of advanced analytics as much as any major professional sport, and it’s left us with a bevy of intricate and esoteric minutiae to peruse at our leisure. With many fans around the globe confined to their homes for the foreseeable future due to Read more

LeBron James, Giannis Antetokounmpo among 10 NBA players putting up historic stats before coronavirus stoppage

Well, this is weird. The NBA rightfully shut down operations due to the coronavirus, and now those of us who cover the sport are left in an odd position with no games to discuss or player availability to report. There will surely be more developments in the coming weeks regarding Read more

Why spring training stats matter for these six players with notable March performances

Opening Day is roughly two weeks away and that means we’re approaching decision-making time. Teams are preparing to finalize their rosters for the regular season. There is still enough time remaining in spring training for players to change the front office’s mind, but not much. If a player hasn’t stood Read more

XFL stats 2020: All of the league’s passing, rushing, receiving, defensive leaders through Week 5

The new XFL is well underway, with the revived pro football league kicking off with eight all-new franchises less than a week after the Super Bowl. We’re now halfway through the 2020 regular season, and a couple of contenders have separated themselves from the pack — namely the Houston Roughnecks, Read more

XFL stats 2020: All of the league’s passing, rushing, receiving, defensive leaders through Week 4

The new XFL is well underway, with the revived pro football league kicking off with eight all-new franchises less than a week after the Super Bowl. Among the early winners: The Houston Roughnecks, who might have the league MVP in former Indianapolis Colts quarterback P.J. Walker; and the St. Louis Read more

XFL 2020 stats: BattleHawks’ Jordan Ta’amu leads XFL in total yards, and more key numbers to know for Week 5

We’re now four weeks into the revived XFL’s inaugural season, and the further we get into the 10-week 2020 schedule, the more we’re forced to question whether some of our early-year contenders are actually for real. As we approach Week 5, here are five key numbers to know — five Read more