Category: Sports

MLS #StandingsViz

I’ll do just about anything for a free T-shirt. Naturally I was all in when I heard Tableau would give you a free T-shirt if you reimagined some…

Why Denzel Valentine should win the Wooden Award over Buddy Hield (but probably won’t)

Later today the John R. Wooden Award will be presented to the most outstanding player in college basketball. The clear frontrunners for the men’s award are two seniors: Oklahoma’s Buddy…

College basketball average fouls per game on track for 35 year high

Anyone who follows college basketball is probably aware by now of the multitude of new rules this season. These rules were designed to decrease physicality and increase scoring in the game. But…

Nebraska football has seen better (and worse) days

Yesterday’s 55-45 loss to Purdue has left the state of Nebraska wondering whether its beloved program is at an all time low. I mean c’mon, it’s Purdue! They are not a…

Creighton’s Internationals Import National Success

The wide array of world flags draped in front of the bleachers on the south end of Morrison Stadium is a distinctive tradition of the Jays Army, Creighton University’s student supporters group. There is a flag…

Bo’s Woes

It was announced this morning that Bo Pelini was no longer the head coach of the Nebraska Cornhuskers. Some early opinions from national pundits believe that Nebraska is crazy for…

The Big East’s Hot Start

Only two weeks into the 2014-2014 college basketball season and one conference is already distinguishing itself from the rest. The Big East is 37-2 so far with the only…

Kansas City Royals vs “Royals” by Lorde

UPDATE 11/2/2015 Here’s a quick chart I put together using R and ggplot2 to highlight the Kansas City Royals’s continued prominence over Lorde’s “Royals” since their 2014 World Series…

NBA 2014 Rookies Hubris Index

hu· bris ˈ(h)yo͞obrəs/ noun Excessive pride or self-confidence. Hubris often indicates being out of touch with reality and overestimating one’s own competence or capabilities. The 2014 NBA Draft saw one of…