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    Number crunching in sports – for business and pleasure

    Science Meets Sports: When statistics are more than numbers, edited by Christophe Ley & Yves Dominicy (Cambridge Scholars Publishing), presents the field of sports statistics to two very distinct target audiences, academicians and sports fans. And according to our reviewer Mats Franzén the book works well for both groups; he finds a number of promising approaches to analysis of sporting practices, although they may be more accessible for the sports-interested statistician than the regular sports fan.