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Our forecasts since the beginning of #WorldCup are on @github. Get the data, and let us know what you do with it: 53eig.ht/1ztW0tk
The Home Run Derby isn't to blame for second-half-of-season slumps, Chris Davis (@CrushD19). 53eig.ht/1mBBjqb
#GER left little doubt it's the best soccer team in the world. It may be the best national team ever assembled. 53eig.ht/U8QN9G
Our data journalism roundup includes a @washingtonpost piece on @Amtrak's performance. 53eig.ht/1tFLS09 pic.twitter.com/SUjPwVhNEx
Before the tournament, our model gave #GER an 11% chance of winning the #WorldCup, behind #ARG (13%) and #BRA (45%). 53eig.ht/1m8cxZM
#GER wins its 1st #WorldCup since 1990. Get our forecasts since the start of the tournament: 53eig.ht/1ztW0tk pic.twitter.com/nn7Su36AZz
That's the 171st goal in this #WorldCup, tying the 1998 tournament for most all time. #GERvsARG
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0-0 at halftime, 8th scoreless 1st half in WC Final history... Messi's 16 touches are his fewest in a 1st half at this WC #GERvsARG
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These Germans are young, in their prime, and really, really good. #WorldCup 53eig.ht/1pmy8FJ pic.twitter.com/BOh9YEz22i
What are the odds of another 7-1 #WorldCup scoreline? About a 0.06% probability of such a score favoring #GER. 53eig.ht/1qwFwe2
No one attacks as often as #ARG's Messi does, and no one has more success doing so. 53eig.ht/1z4Frnz pic.twitter.com/iLBJrK0kYs
#ARG's Messi does most things by insanely wide margins. He is impossible. #WorldCup 53eig.ht/1z4Frnz pic.twitter.com/UCMJlM07RH
Seeing double: Last year, there were 131,269 twin births and 4,598 triplet births in the U.S. 53eig.ht/1qTghEz pic.twitter.com/QSDO5ja8C5
Our #WorldCup model just recalculated. So, make that ... #GER: 62% #ARG: 38% 53eig.ht/WorldCup
RT @NateSilver538 A simple but important demonstration of how LeBron makes his teammates better, from @ReubenFB: 53eig.ht/1kOmEDx
#BRA conceded 10 goals in the last 2 games at this #WorldCup; as many as they conceded in the last 17 WC games they played before the semi
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New York, concrete jungle where dreams are made of -- and where burritos are now much better. 53eig.ht/1nizSwV pic.twitter.com/m0lYhfyZrX
2-0 #NED at halftime... No team in #WorldCup history has ever lost after leading by at least 2 goals at halftime (120-0-5). #BRAvsNED
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How does #GER's #WorldCup blowout of #BRA compare to those in other sports? 53eig.ht/VLrPhM
One model predicted that 221 #WorldCup free kicks should have yielded 21 goals. 11 went in. 53eig.ht/1mpvHPy pic.twitter.com/62hANDdnPz