This LibGuide is intended for students taking ECON 4370 who are doing original research, creating a model, and testing a hypothesis –– and/or for those students searching for data sources to be used for modeling in Stata or other software programs.
Links to all the Sagarin USA Today computer ratings for NFL (football), NBA (baseball), MLB (baseball), NHL (hockey), MLS (soccer), College Football, College Basketball (Mens), and NASCAR (auto racing). Sagarin is an American sports statistician and USA Today has been publishing his ratings since 1985.
Please note that CFA is on hiatus for 2019-20, but all their archival data is still available here for free. However, there is not a place to easily download into a csv file, so you might need to do some copying and pasting.
Football Outsiders provides football statistics to rival those that have been collected in baseball for decades. Stats are available from 1986-present (updated weekly in the current season). Click on "Statistics" tab to see what kind of data is available here.
This database created by Brian Fremeau includes statistics on college football efficiencies such as: FEI ratings, game ratings, OFEI, DFEI, SFEI, SOS, points per drive, CFP, and more. These are not available here in a csv file.