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Counterpoints: the sports analytics podcast from MIT SMR

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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. Listen on iTunes or wherever you listen to podcasts. Get ready to keep track of more than just the score.

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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.

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