statistics

Thrill of victory, agony of defeat? There’s an app for that

By GREGORY ZELLER // In the land of earned-run averages, yards per game and double-doubles, there’s only one thing fans like more than sports. Statistics. Make that two things: A good rivalry can also outshine the sport itself, whether it’s Yankees/Red Sox, Michigan/Ohio State or two best buddies locked in a $5 Nassau. A new app aims to bring the statistical glory usually reserved for the top 1 percent of humanity’s elite athletes to the…