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After the realignment, the league now consists of 2 conferences with 2 divisions in each conference. NHL playoffs consist of 16 teams fighting for the last two spots to compete in the Stanley Cup Final The way the new playoff structure works is as fo
My fantasy team uses a playoff system that Bill Simmons suggested a few years ago. In order to study it, I'd like to run Monte Carlo simulations of last year's post-season. To do so, I need to be able to compute the win probability for a pair of team
One key thing to keep in mind is that the FIFA ranking does not indicate how strong a team is but how well they have done. As the ranking procedure indicates, it only uses results of past games to give a score. Citing results from 2010 is also slight
Two teams Head-to-head, if applicable. Best won-lost-tied percentage in games played within the conference. Best won-lost-tied percentage in common games, minimum of four
Roger Federer with his record 18 grand slam titles leads the overall title list in men’s tennis history, Nadal and Pete Sampras has won 14 each. While Serena Williams is closing on Margaret Court’s 24 titles after winning her 7th Australian open and
The 2014 ATP Official Rulebook, 9. 03 (Emirates ATP Rankings), Section E lists three different tie breakers in the event that players have the same total number of points. E
Yes, players can receive rankings points for winning qualifying round matches. The amount of points they win typically depends on how many matches they win and what level of tournament it is - a 250, 500, 1000 (Masters) or 2000 (grand slam). An easy