Category Archives: sports

Report Comparing Life in Boston and Seattle Picks Seattle as Winner!

TweetJust in time for the Superbowl… a new study that compares Life in Boston and Seattle… The real estate brokerage ranks each city based on factors like income, housing, education and transportation, and declares Seattle as the winner.

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Is ESRI to Reschedule the 2016 #esriuc to Avoid Conflict with @MLB All Star Game?

TweetI have to thank Twitter colleague, Craig Williams (@williamscraigm) for some tips and insight on this one! Those of you who are baseball fans may be aware that the 2016 MLB All Star game was recently awarded to the San … Continue reading

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The 2014 Tour de Britain Route Maps

TweetWith the start of the 2014 Friends Life Tour of Britain just weeks away, cyclists and fans can get their hands on this year’s stage maps as Ordnance Survey and SweetSpot release the routes. The new route maps are available … Continue reading

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WeatherBug to Demonstrate New App at Little League Baseball World Series

TweetHaving been to many ball tourneys and evacuated to a car or other shelter, I can really appreciate this app! Weatherbug is continuing with their awesome mobile apps, this time with a cool launch at a fabulous event, where weather … Continue reading

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World Cup Team USA Roster Map – #GoUSA

TweetIn preparation for today’s awesome match between USA and those pesky Germans you can check out this Esri story map showing you the roster of team USA. View the players’ bio, photo and more on the map – Go USA! … Continue reading

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OS Ride iOS app maps the first three stages of the Tour de France

TweetSeems the UK Ordnance Survey is in the mobile app making business as the UK data provider for teh Government has released OS Ride, a mobile app for iOS featuring routes for the Tour de France. OS Ride features detailed … Continue reading

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Mapquest Lets MLB baseball fans show their team some love while they navigate

TweetAn interesting product launch from MLB and Mapquest this week to celebrate the MLB opening season. Users can customize their mobile navigation experience (iOS and Android) with their team colors , icons, wallpapers, and accent colors by purchasing their team … Continue reading

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Interactive Swipe Map Asks If Coaches’ Salaries Translates to March Madness Success

TweetEsri partner GISi’s Head Coaches of the 2014 NCAA Tournament story map is available as part of March Madness coverage. See which schools are getting the most out of their coaches by comparing total NCAA tournament wins to compensation. You … Continue reading

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Esri Olympic News Map – Olympic Controversies, Scandals, & Stardom

TweetJust in time for the Sochi Olympics, a news map from Esri – this one enables users to relive 20 infamous events in the history of the Olympics, from gender discrimination in Ancient Olympia to the “whack heard ‘round the … Continue reading

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State of New Jersey Map Helps People Get to the Super Bowl

TweetA new interactive map on the official State of New Jersey website will help fans get to the Super Bowl at Met Life Stadium on Sunday, thanks to Esri. The State of New Jersey’s interactive Getting to the Game map, … Continue reading

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Beer Maps and more! Interactive Maps from Esri Add Geographic Context to the Super Bowl

TweetSome super bowl mapping fun from Esri… Are you ready for the big game? In honor of Super Bowl XLVIII on Sunday, February 2, we’ve created a pair of maps that provide different views into the NFL’s annual championship game. … Continue reading

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A correlation between NCAA mascots on the endangered species list and on-field success?

TweetAn interesting research effort via the USGS asks Could Species Conservation be Key to Winning a College Football National Championship? This via the USGS… Believe it or not, sports analysts may want to pay attention to a different set of … Continue reading

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