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Web scraping NBA data into Stata

As of November 2019, this command no longer works because of https://stats.nba.com restrictions.

Since our intern, Chris Hassell, finished nfl2stata earlier than expected, he went ahead and created another command to web scrape https://stats.nba.com for data on the NBA. The command is nba2stata. To install the command type

net install http://www.stata.com/users/kcrow/nba2stata, replace

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Web scraping NFL data into Stata

Football season is around the corner, and I could not be more excited. We have a pretty competitive StataCorp fantasy football league. I’m always looking for an edge in our league, so I challenged one of our interns, Chris Hassell, to write a command to web scrape http://www.nfl.com for data on the NFL. The new command is nfl2stata. To install the command, type

net install http://www.stata.com/users/kcrow/nfl2stata, replace

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