Counterpoints

The Sports Analytics Podcast from MIT SMR

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Get ready to keep track of more than just the score.

Counterpoints is a show for sports professionals, data junkies, and fans alike. Each episode engages premier sports analytics experts in a lively, sometimes controversial conversation about what drives performance both on and off the field. Counterpoints is cohosted by Ben Shields and Paul Michelman.

You can listen to Counterpoints in many places: right here on our site, on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, and Stitcher. Subscribe to our podcast on any of these platforms to get the latest episode every other Thursday.

Transcripts are available on our site under each episode page.

Counterpoints

About the Hosts

Ben Shields is an MIT Sloan senior lecturer, faculty adviser to the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, and coauthor of The Sports Strategist: Developing Leaders for a High-Performance Industry and The Elusive Fan: Reinventing Sports in a Crowded Marketplace. Paul Michelman is editor in chief of MIT Sloan Management Review.