Week 6 Power Rankings – Winning Bias

Week 6 Power Rankings – Winning Bias

It’s time to come clean about my bias.   I have a winning bias. I love to reward teams that win big games against good opponents.  In discussing the rankings with people I often hear “yeah, but you can’t ignore that bad loss” or “yeah but they have lost more games...
Week 4 Power Rankings – The Upside Down

Week 4 Power Rankings – The Upside Down

Growing up Zoolander was cool and certainly overquoted. Whenever you were in the midst of something crazy it was always clever to pull out the famous Will Ferrell line from the movie.         Well, the world has moved on to new pop culture references. So I think the...
A Plea for Transparency

A Plea for Transparency

A Plea For Transparency  By James Harkey   “Transparency generally has a habit of curbing bias and special-interest voting” *Note: One of the reasons we started Virtually Varsity was to give a voice to the opinions and stories that haven’t had a...