Nate Silver, founder and head stat-master of ESPN’s data-driven FiveThirtyEight, explained how the site failed to predict Donald Trump would win the Republican Party presidential nomination — saying…
ESPN continues to rely most heavily on live sports and the programming that surrounds it, but the Walt Disney-owned sports-media juggernaut is quietly working to broaden its horizons. ESPN said…
With prognostication at a fever pitch in the lead-up to the Academy Awards tonight, the time is right for Nate Silver to go public with his picks. But while ESPN’s resident Nostradamus did emerge to…
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SXSW is adding a sports component, SXsports, to its 2014 slate, with a featured conversation between Simmons and Silver among the sessions.
While Fox Sports 1 has been mounting a national alternative — including a talkshow that should even make Regis Philbin blush — ESPN has been gradually adding to its arsenal, signing former…
Unlike today's adolescents dominating the YouTube, SoundScan story, Silver wasn't born yesterday, as in he's got a history.
Starting at next month's Toronto Film Festival, Harvey and his battle-toughened soldiers can be counted on to marshal maximum promotion (and occasional controversy) for their slate.
Will Al Jazeera change the world of global sports the way it changed global news?
Hollywood's exotic Dar Maghreb restaurant just off the Sunset Strip was a sexy party spot for Hollywood back when "Charlie's Angels" Kate Jackson and Jaclyn Smith celebrated fellow angel Farrah…
Silver will contribute in multifacted role.
Statistician Nate Silver is heading from The New York Times to ESPN, and will take his FiveThirtyEight franchise with him. Silver, a number-cruncher who rose to fame by projecting the 2008 and 2012…