Los Angeles Clippers commentator Ralph Lawler has a saying: “First to 100 wins. It’s the law.” The Los Angeles Times checked the numbers to see how true the statement is. It’s been true for over 90 percent of games over the years, but has become less true as pace and the three-point shot has changed dramatically in recent years. Now it’s more like first to 114.
Does the first to 100 points usually win in the NBA?
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Counting the Hours
Every day is a bit different, but here is a wideout view of how Americans spend their days. Compare with your own time use.
How Much Alcohol Americans Drink
Most people have one or two drinks on average, but some consume much more.
A Day in the Life: Women and Men
Using the past couple of years of data from the American Time Use Survey, I simulated a working day for men and women to see how schedules differ. Watch it play out in this animation.