Episode 32: Most Genericest, the 2020 Padres Rankings

For a month we at ASAB have been working on a metric called ALPE, that stands for Anonymity to League Popularity Egregiousness. What ALPE does is it measures a sports franchise level of genericness, or Padres, as we like to call it. It factors anonymity, league popularity, market size, market share, and a team’s history. […]

Episode 23: All Drafts Are Bad

This week we covered the hectic world of the NBA, the league that never sleeps, and all of the off season nonsense that is going on in that universe before going in to our main topic: Amateur drafts. Why they’re absolute nonsense, why they have nothing to do with competitive balance, and why they should […]