And you thought Selection Sunday was intense. In recent months, the organizers of the annual MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference have sifted through more than 300 submissions to determine the finalists for their Research Paper of the Year. Now they need your help. Dive into each paper here, then cast your vote and leave a comment. The fans' choice will be announced at this year's conference, taking place February 28 to March 1 in Boston. Go ahead -- get your geek on.
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