Category Archives: sports

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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NCAA Division I Football Map of The 58 highest drawing teams

TweetA fun map for us football fans as this NCAA season winds down and we ramp up for another BCS and Bowl season (and as usual I’m hoping for anyone but the Buckeyes to win the BCS!).

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Take Me Out To The Ball Park at ESRIUC!

TweetA tip here for those of you heading to San Diego CA this July for ESRIUC. We luck out this year as the Padres have a home stand the week of UC and that means loads of opportunities to get … Continue reading

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Florida Gulf Coast Eagles put on the Map

TweetHow do you show a country just exactly where little known NCAA phenom, Florida Gulf Coast University (aka. Eagles) is found? Well, naturally you have to slap a map on a T-shirt! That’s exactly what the Eagles have done and … Continue reading

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Super Bowl Fun – NFL Fan Map (FandomMap) created from Facebook data

TweetSuper Bowl week is here so that means more cool data visualizations.. best BBQ, tail gate hot spots, and those awesome NFL fan maps! Here’s details of a cool fan map – I’m not sure I can agree that its … Continue reading

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Building a backyard Hockey Rink? Scientists want to hear from you @RinkWatchOrg

TweetAs a child growing up in Canada, there’s no question that skating outdoors in backyard ice rinks and playing pond hockey were a huge  source of fun and ate up most of my evenings and week-ends.. In 2012 a group … Continue reading

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