Wharton Moneyball Podcast Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary

Wharton Moneyball – the popular Sirius XM radio show hosted by Eric Bradlow, Vice Dean of Analytics at Wharton, Shane Jensen, Professor of Statistics and Data Science, and Faculty Co-Director of the Wharton Sports Analytics and Business Initiative Cade Massey and Adi Wyner – celebrated its 10-year anniversary in March, marking a decade of insightful, free-flowing, and data-backed conversations about the world of sports and statistics.Read More

The Inaugural Wharton High School Data Science Competition Wins Big

This winter, into spring, more than 280 teams of high school students from around the globe competed in the first ever Wharton High School Data Science Competition, hosted by the Wharton Sports Analytics and Business Initiative (WSABI) and Wharton Global Youth Program. The data competition saw teams of 3-5 students competing to make predictions about the playoff outcomes of the North American Soccer League – a synthetic professional women’s league, with 30 teams and a treasure trove of sports analytics data points and variables.Read More

HBO Host Bomani Jones Weighs in on Gender, Economics, and More in Return of Wharton’s Race and Sports Series

Thanks to a partnership between the University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Africana Studies, the Wharton Coalition for Equity and Opportunity (Wharton CEO), and the Wharton Sports Analytics Business Initiative (WSABI), the 2023 Race and Sports event returned on Thursday, April 27 during the Penn Relays weekend. This year’s event was especially meaningful as it marked the first successful return of the event since 2019. Attendees welcomed “Game Theory” host and long-time sports media analyst Bomani Jones for a conversation on race and sports.Read More