Analytics is vastly redefining sports, with teams repeatedly signing and scouting players based on insights from the ‘stat-geeks.’ It has seen teams, players and athletes conquer previously unscalable heights and adopt different styles, techniques and methods that have aided in vastly superior performances. For example:

In an industry where milliseconds and singular movement variations can spell the difference between jubilation and heartbreak, the margin for error is simply non-existent and hence the growing adoption of emerging modern day heavyweight: analytics. If the Oakland A’s Billy Beane, of Moneyball fame, taught us anything, it’s that the game can be won or lost before it even begins.

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