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News from TeamPeko

Luck, skill, and investing at Money Magazine

Wall Street Wants Fantasy Football Bros to Start Trading Stocks. What Could Go Wrong?

January 4, 2020 · Leave a comment

Skill and Luck on the Score

Nick Faris highlights our work on the Score.

October 11, 2019 · Leave a comment

Simons Foundation Lecture Slides

Many thanks to all of you who have expressed an interest in my Simons Lecture on Luck, Law, and Baseball.  For those of you who would like more information, here … Continue reading

September 21, 2019 · Leave a comment

Economics of Sports gambling on Freakonomics

Peko talks about skill and luck on Freakonomics Radio.

September 5, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Aerodynamics of a Soccer Ball

Peko talks to Inside Science on the Women’s World Cup.

July 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

NESN Clubhouse

Peko and Amelia find out what’s inside a baseball on NESN Clubhouse.

April 12, 2019 · Leave a comment

Sticky gloves

MIT Sports Lab on the front page of the times.

January 21, 2019 · Leave a comment

Skill vs luck in the news

Fantasy sports in the MIT news: Study: There’s real skill in fantasy sports.

December 10, 2018 · Leave a comment

Home Run Rates in MLB

“Report of the committee Studying Home Run Rates in MLB.” Chaired by Alan Nathan. (Peko chaired the sub-group on ball carry — see the full report for fun data on … Continue reading

August 6, 2018 · Leave a comment

The cutting edge

Sports Lab student and gold medalist Jordan Malone talks to MIT news.

April 27, 2018 · Leave a comment