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fennsk1

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Real name: Steve Fenn
Twitter: @StatHunting (formerly @SoccerStatHunt)
My blog is StatHunting.com and I write monthly for The Shin Guardian
Big thanks to SBN blog Big D Soccer, who gave me my first writing platform.
Banker by day, analytical blogger (mostly about soccer) by lunch break and commute (don't worry, I ride a bus).
Husband to an ordained Presbyterian pastor. Father of toddler with a promising right foot.

An exiled Dallasite, I have stuck by DFW teams in all sports but baseball (which I enjoy for the stadium atmosphere more than the game at this point anyway).

A Fan Of...

  • NBA Dallas Mavericks
  • NFL Dallas Cowboys
  • NHL Dallas Stars
  • MLB Pittsburgh Pirates
  • FIFA USA MNT
  • MLS FC Dallas
Recent Activity
I don't know, I'd rather have a Mexican star that more closely fits on-field needs.
Commented on Javier Hernandez Wants To Leave Manchester United, Should FC Dallas Make An Offer? on Apr 18 2014, 11:48a
As some implied, fancy stats favor Stars optimism
Commented on 2014 NHL Playoffs: Predicting Dallas Stars vs Anaheim Ducks Series on Apr 16 2014, 12:27p
I include Portland because Diaz in particular thrives in space
Commented on Is FC Dallas getting too much of their scoring from set pieces? on Apr 11 2014, 12:29p
I was quoting expected goals for this year.
Commented on Is FC Dallas getting too much of their scoring from set pieces? on Apr 11 2014, 12:22p
Solid thoughts on run of play vs set pieces.
Commented on Is FC Dallas getting too much of their scoring from set pieces? on Apr 11 2014, 9:18a - 2 replies
for No
Voted on Apr 11 2014, 8:53a
Some good questions. Point by point:
Commented on 2014 FC Dallas Player Salaries Revealed on Apr 11 2014, 8:50a - 1 reply
I've now written about and visualized the MLSPU release in more detail on my own site
Commented on 2014 FC Dallas Player Salaries Revealed on Apr 11 2014, 8:39a
Oh, I know
Commented on Reports: Toronto FC Interested in Brek Shea on Apr 11 2014, 8:38a - 1 reply
At an indivual player level, probably yes.
Commented on 2014 FC Dallas Player Salaries Revealed on Apr 10 2014, 4:16p
I've looked at these salary releases more than just about anyone else
Commented on 2014 FC Dallas Player Salaries Revealed on Apr 10 2014, 2:58p - 2 replies
"We’ve probably lost more players to the expansion draft than any other team."
Commented on Reports: Toronto FC Interested in Brek Shea on Apr 10 2014, 2:47p - 1 reply
No Subject
Commented on 2014 FC Dallas Player Salaries Revealed on Apr 10 2014, 2:43p
If FCD used $450k in allocation$ on Escobar...
Commented on 2014 FC Dallas Player Salaries Revealed on Apr 10 2014, 2:41p - 1 reply
Woohoo, source of conjecture
Commented on 2014 FC Dallas Player Salaries Revealed on Apr 10 2014, 2:35p - 3 replies
Altidore's form... for the next World Cup cycle?
Commented on Reports: Toronto FC Interested in Brek Shea on Apr 9 2014, 2:57p - 1 reply
Maybe not be just Brek's decision
Commented on Reports: Toronto FC Interested in Brek Shea on Apr 9 2014, 12:35p
European salaries are very hard to come by
Commented on Reports: Toronto FC Interested in Brek Shea on Apr 9 2014, 12:32p
Edu was a loan
Commented on Reports: Toronto FC Interested in Brek Shea on Apr 9 2014, 12:30p - 1 reply
Exactly, a loan is the most likely way it would happen.
Commented on Reports: Toronto FC Interested in Brek Shea on Apr 9 2014, 12:28p
Loans are often MUCH cheaper than that
Commented on Reports: Toronto FC Interested in Brek Shea on Apr 9 2014, 8:41a - 1 reply
Money in the bank
Commented on Reports: Toronto FC Interested in Brek Shea on Apr 8 2014, 4:30p
The window is still open, so we'll see soon.
Commented on Reports: Toronto FC Interested in Brek Shea on Apr 8 2014, 2:57p - 2 replies
So did Houston up until the red card
Commented on Big D Soccer MotM: Je-Vaughn Watson on Apr 8 2014, 1:07p
That and hearing Eddie Robinson arguing the other way
Commented on Big D Daily: News for Tuesday, April 8, 2014 on Apr 8 2014, 1:02p
Good Points at the end
Commented on Big D Soccer MotM: Je-Vaughn Watson on Apr 8 2014, 8:20a
I agree
Commented on Big D Soccer MotM: Je-Vaughn Watson on Apr 7 2014, 3:56p - 1 reply
I still say Castillo (or Horst or the ref)
Commented on Big D Soccer MotM: Je-Vaughn Watson on Apr 7 2014, 2:45p - 1 reply
for Other
Voted on Apr 7 2014, 2:40p
Man of the Match: Fabian Castillo
Commented on Big D Daily: News for Monday, April 7, 2014 on Apr 7 2014, 11:22a
It's like they are catering specifically to the pro/rel-is-holy-MLS-is-evil
Commented on FC Dallas loans Brian “Cobi” Span to USL PRO side Orlando City SC on Apr 3 2014, 12:12p
I like that idea, but they'd better pull it off fast
Commented on FC Dallas loans Brian “Cobi” Span to USL PRO side Orlando City SC on Apr 3 2014, 9:20a - 1 reply
Oh, no doubt that's a big if.
Commented on FC Dallas loans Brian “Cobi” Span to USL PRO side Orlando City SC on Apr 2 2014, 3:56p
Even after Saturday's performance, isn't Ulloa still a possible loanee?
Commented on FC Dallas loans Brian “Cobi” Span to USL PRO side Orlando City SC on Apr 2 2014, 3:29p - 2 replies
IMO Hollingshead makes a ton of sense
Commented on FC Dallas loans Brian “Cobi” Span to USL PRO side Orlando City SC on Apr 2 2014, 3:25p
Looks like it won handily
Commented on Big D Daily: News for Tuesday, April 1, 2014 on Apr 2 2014, 10:36a
Clavijo implied on Twitter
Commented on Anyone Have Footage of the Watson-Harrington Incident? (MLS Does, but Will They Share?) on Apr 2 2014, 10:33a
for Yes, for two years
Voted on Apr 1 2014, 10:58a
Anyone Have Footage of the Watson-Harrington Incident? (MLS Does, but Will They Share?)
Posted on Mar 31 2014, 12:15p
Great point
Commented on Mauro Diaz and FC Dallas Down Portland Timbers 2-1 on Mar 31 2014, 8:37a
Nice piece, but I disagree with part of your premise here
Commented on Statsketball: The Future of MoreyBall and Dirk Nowitzki on Mar 27 2014, 4:16p
Oh yeah
Commented on Rankings Recap: FC Dallas Rising on Mar 27 2014, 12:50p
Yup
Commented on Rankings Recap: FC Dallas Rising on Mar 27 2014, 12:19p - 1 reply
Sidereal at Sounder at Heart does one
Commented on Rankings Recap: FC Dallas Rising on Mar 27 2014, 12:01p - 2 replies
But that's my point
Commented on Rankings Recap: FC Dallas Rising on Mar 27 2014, 11:52a
I can't even care about them later on.
Commented on Rankings Recap: FC Dallas Rising on Mar 27 2014, 8:33a - 2 replies
That one will be immensely difficult
Commented on Welcome to Team Yank, Jules on Mar 27 2014, 8:26a
I don't get the Adu comparisons
Commented on Welcome to Team Yank, Jules on Mar 26 2014, 3:46p - 1 reply
It's a very interesting case
Commented on Welcome to Team Yank, Jules on Mar 26 2014, 11:31a
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