Podcasts

Alumni Spotlight: Kelly Schrader Talks About What Helped Her Break Into Sports Business and Her View on Esports

Wharton Sports Analytics and Business Initiative (WSABI) had a chance to connect with Wharton’s recent alumni, W’19 Kelly Schrader and Associate at the National Basketball Association (NBA). In her interview, Kelly talks about what helped her break into sports business, shares advice to current students, and her view on esports. Please describe your path into sports ...Read More

Changing the Game: How Data Analytics Is Upending Baseball

Sharing Knowledge@Wharton article and a podcast with Professor Abraham Wyner and MLB player Brendan Harris discussing how increased reliance on analytics is changing Big League rosters. Baseball legend Yogi Berra defied math logic but still made complete sense to game enthusiasts when he famously said, “Baseball is 90% mental. The other half is physical.” Well, the math is different in professional ...Read More

Wharton just launched a sports analytics program focusing on data in the industry

Check out the article in Technical.ly on launching Wharton Sports Analytics and Business Initiative (WSABI). The new resource and research center for use by students and faculty was created out of a growing interest in sports betting, data and esports. By Paige Gross   University of Pennsylvania announced this week that it was launching the Wharton Sports Analytics and Business Initiative (WSABI) for ...Read More