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Sam Mondry-Cohen Joins Wharton Sports Analytics and Business Initiative

Wharton Sports Analytics and Business Initiative is thrilled to welcome Sam Mondry-Cohen as Senior Sports Business Fellow. Previously, Sam was an Assistant General Manager for the Washington Nationals, where he worked for twelve seasons. Sam built and led the Nationals’ first Baseball Research & Development department, culminating in a World Series championship in 2019. With the ...Read More

It’s a numbers game: Penn students detail their analytics internships in the NFL

Wharton students Zach Drapkin (W’22) and Sarah Hu (W’23), Wharton Undergraduate Sports Business Club (USBC) Board Members,  share their “once-in-a-lifetime experiences” interning for their favorite NFL teams with the Daily Pennsylvanian. Nearly every young sports fan dreams of one day growing up to work for their favorite team. Similarly, nearly every one of them also gives up ...Read More

Wharton Moneyball Academy Students Named 2021 Diamond Dollars Case Competition Winners

The 2021 Diamond Dollars Case Competition winners were announced Friday, March 12 during the SABR Virtual Analytics Conference. The winning teams selected were from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business, Cornell University, Syracuse University, and the Horace Mann School in New York City. The University of Chicago team — which was picked to deliver an encore ...Read More

The Business of Sports Reckons with Domestic Violence Off the Field

Wharton’s Americus Reed and Abraham J. Wyner explain how athletes’ endorsement contracts might be more relevant than their sports performance, and how all are at stake when allegations of misconduct arise in Penn Today. October 14, 2021 During the U.S. Open last month, an ad for Rolex ran throughout commercial breaks showing a montage of top-ranked tennis ...Read More