APR Demystified

APR Demystified

March 15, 2013

Recently, the NCAA announced a number of changes to the collegiate athletics rulebook that will undoubtedly impact the entire industry. Since most fans will not comb through the details of the legislation, we’ll simplify (using a handy infographic in this case) a number of these issues on olemisssports.com to give our fans an understanding of […]

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The Need For Seed

February 25, 2013

We found a pdf online of the agreement and were curious what the most common terms used were. Below is the NBA logo done using word frequency analysis from the NBA 2005 CBA. We used the very cool online tool Tagzedo to generate the image. Source

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Scrum international

February 11, 2013

Problem the most controversial and entertaining coach in the NFL, Rex Ryan is a lightning rod of attention. Everyone has an opinion on Rex, but the results speak for themselves, with back to back AFC Championship appearances. This graphic looks at the man as a whole, from his background, to what he’s done today for […]

Brains Vs. Wins in College Football, How Does Your Team Stack

Brains Vs. Wins in College Football, How Does Your Team Stack

November 29, 2012

College football bowl games have existed for over 90 years. They stand as cultural icons in our country. They create regional interest, support charitable causes, generate tourism, economic impact and tax dollars for host cities all the while giving young men the chance to enjoy a memorable post-season experience. Source

March Madness by the Colors

March Madness by the Colors

November 19, 2012

It’s that time of year and college basketball tournaments are in full swing — the strong will crush the weak. Historically, College basketball teams have been competing in March Madness tourneys since 1939. Source

Stats for picking a winner at the Cheltenham Festival

Stats for picking a winner at the Cheltenham Festival

November 2, 2012

Vertical Measures infographic showing cost of the top four sports leagues, teams and players. Source

March Madness Betting

March Madness Betting

September 8, 2012

As Manchester United and Manchester City battle it out for the English Premier League, here is a Twitter showdown between them to see who rules the digital world Source

Which are the Greatest Sports Fans in America

Which are the Greatest Sports Fans in America

September 3, 2012

With less than a month away to Super Bowl XLVI, BlueKai decided give you a look at who the typical Super Bowl fanatic is! Source

New Events Added to the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games Program

New Events Added to the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games Program

August 27, 2012

65 players with 2010-2011 NBA experience played in 18 different foreign countries during the lockout. Source

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It’s not just the Super Bowl. Who Wins Social Bowl

July 25, 2012

Students were asked to visualize a section within the permanent collection at MoMA or the Met. Or, they may visualize a single sporting event or season. Or, a personal collection of their choosing. The project must include substantial quantitative data, a main visualization, supporting figures and a plan for interactivity. Source

Manchester United vs Manchester City

Manchester United vs Manchester City

July 4, 2012

Who’s won back to back or made it to consecutive WS. Source