Evan Szablowski

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—Sporting events evoke strong emotions amongst fans and thus act as natural laboratories to explore emotions and how they unfold in the wild. Computational tools, such as sentiment analysis, provide new ways to examine such dynamic emotional processes. In this article we use sentiment analysis to examine tweets posted during 2014 World Cup. Such analysis(More)
3 Sporting events can serve as laboratories to explore emotion and computational tools provide new ways to examine emotional processes " in the wild ". Moreover, emotional processes are assumed-but untested-in sports economics. For example, according to the well-studied uncertainty of outcome hypothesis (UOH), " close " games are more exciting and therefore(More)
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