- Vancouver was beaten by a red-hot goalie who was definitely "in the zone" as well as hard-nosed, great playoff hockey by the Bruins.
- Miami was defeated by unbelievable teamwork, a quiet leader and star named Dirk Nowitzki -- and huge veteran play by Jason Kidd.
- Congrats to both champions, the NBA's Dallas Mavericks & the NHL's Boston Bruins.
Our book's blog's record in "quant fact predictions" now stands at 24-13 (64.9%), still a solid record that is based on quantifying concepts of sports psychology. The statistics add several interesting angles to sports analytics -- and regularly picks underdogs.