By: Edward Egros

Rangers Deep Cuts

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I'm hosting a new podcast through Vokal Media. "Rangers Deep Cuts" is an analytical perspective into the Texas Rangers where I look at issues facing this ball club, how the numbers illustrate what is or isn't working and how larger dynamics in baseball is affecting those playing in Arlington, TX.

To listen to these episodes,
download the Vokal app, look me up on iTunes or go to Vokal's website.

Cowboys Offseason Diagnosis

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On Tuesday, former Cowboys receiver Cole Beasley announced he accepted a new deal to join the Buffalo Bills. There were many concerns about his age and overall usefulness as the team turns to coordinator Kellen Moore to mastermind the offense. While slot receivers are important, how easy are they to replace? I answered this question and several others with Mark Lane on an episode of his football podcast.

To listen to this episode,
click here.

Outside the Box: Lessons from SXSW

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Recently the "Outside the Box" crew traveled to Austin, Texas for the first weekend of SXSW, a conference billing itself that celebrates the convergence of the interactive, film and music industries. Specifically, we went to panel conversations devoted to sports, analytics and the media. When it comes to the future of basketball, all of us had strong opinions about the direction of the sport, the extensions to which fans are engaged and who's responsible for the growth of the game and the growth of players.

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click here.

Outside the Box: Talent Variability

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Like it or not, talent in the NBA tends to strengthen going into the future. At the same time, some draft classes are naturally better than others. How much variability can we expect from year to year? In other words, how much better is the best draft class than everyone else, and how bad can it get with one particular group? And with the advances in technology and scouting, could we ever have another class that significantly dips in overall talent?

To listen to this episode,
click here. And if you missed any of our previous episodes, click here.

Outside the Box Part II

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We have two new episodes of "Outside the Box" we are excited to share.

First, we speak with our producer who is a basketball coach at the younger levels about how he uses analytics, despite a lack of resources and data.

Second, the guys and I discuss momentum in a basketball game. Does it really exist, and how do you obtain it?

To listen to these episodes or to go back to our previous editions,
click here.