Data + Design Project

Top 50 Most Valuable Sports Franchises Visualized by Longevity and Success

Tuesday 09.10.2013 , Posted by

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Visual agency Column Five has taken the Forbes’s list of the 50 most valuable sports teams in the world and done with it what they do best,¬†visualize it.

The interactive piece lays teams out on axes of championships won and positions them against their number of years in existence. Much how¬†Barry Petchesky of Deadspin puts it, “It’s good to be good, and it’s good to be old.

Interestingly enough, the interactive graph shows just how many sports franchises cluster towards the bottom of the Y-axis, indicating an immense amount of sports teams who have won none or close to no championships.

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LED Gym Floor Changes Activities in Seconds

Wednesday 01.23.2013 , Posted by

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Sports spaces are increasingly being used for multiple activities… one floor could be used for basketball, and an hour later used for a volleyball game. In an ever increasing effort to squeeze the most amount of use, function and cost efficiency out of our gym spaces one thing truly holds us back: painted lines. [Read more…]

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Locating a Winner: March Madness Mapped

Tuesday 04.03.2012 , Posted by

Where is that team from? It’s a question I often ask myself during March Madness. Marquette… isn’t that in Michigan? Nope, Wisconsin. Where the heck is Xavier? Oh yeah, in Ohio. Chances are that university you’re a little fuzzy on is in basketball country. [Read more…]

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