Source: Haydn Simons, The Illustrated Game – A Map Of World Cup Brazil 2014, November 28, 2013, http://www.haydnsymons.com/news/the-illustrated-game-a-map-of-world-cup-brazil-2014/. Haydn’s comments on creating this infographic: Personally, I can’t think of anything better than illustration mixed with sport, or even better, football! While on Twitter the other day I stumbled across an online publication which features illustration […]
La Coupe de Monde. La Copa del Mundo. The World Cup. No matter what language you say it in the biggest competition in football always means the same thing; a summer festival for millions watching the beautiful game. Every edition of the World Cup is special in it’s own right but this year stands out […]
Readers: I often get e-mails from people who are interested in me blogging about the data visualizations or infographics they have created. I am honored that they consider my blog site for this and am more than willing to help promote people’s work. I received an e-mail today from Mads Phikamphon, from MightyGoods, that he saw […]
Meb Keflezighi of San Diego outlasted a slew of younger, world-class runners to become the first U.S. man to win the marathon since 1983. Sources:  Boston Athletic Association, Science of Sport. Bonnie Berkowitz and Richard Johnson/The Washington Post. Published on April 21, 2014, 9:54 p.m., http://www.washingtonpost.com/how-meb-won-the-boston-marathon/2014/04/21/2e7d1d9a-c9b1-11e3-a75e-463587891b57_graphic.html.
Readers: The 2014 baseball season begins tomorrow and I will be rooting again for my hometown Detroit Tigers. Back in 2011, The Detroit Free Press published this infographic showing the history of the Detroit Tigers “D” logo. Let’s play ball. Best regards, Michael
Source: BestCollegeReviews.org, The 10 Best College Football Stadiums in the Country, http://www.bestcollegereviews.org/football-stadiums/.
Readers: Next year, the Super Bowl will be held here in Glendale, Arizona at the Arizona Cardinals Stadium. Here is an infographic from The East Valley Tribune that discusses the many amazing features of the stadium, including the first fully retractable natural grass playing surface built in the United States. See you on the sidelines. Best […]