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Dash Board Top 10

Since joining the Tableau Public team three weeks ago as its first Sports Data Analyst, I have had the enviable job of coming up with interesting visualizations about football data, to herald the beginnings of the NFL and NCAAF seasons. As I am still myself a novice Tableau user, I thought that in this post I would walk through the ...

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Wrapping up Sports Viz Month

Yesterday marked the end of Sports Viz Month, and I'd say it lived up to its billing. Twitter voters decided on the first Iron Viz feed-in champion of the year. Congrats once again to winner John Mathis, runner-up Dan Montgomery, the rest of the Elite 8 finalists, and all of the talented people that amazed us with a batch of ...

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Money behind the Beautiful Game

Some call it football, some call it soccer but to many of us it is simply the Beautiful Game. Regardless of what you call it, football is a big business these days.
How big?
Well, that was the question I asked myself when Gareth Bale was transferred from Tottenham Hotspur to Real Madrid for a staggering sum of ...

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Tweets From Denver and New England Fanbases During The AFC Championship Game

Editor's Note: Tanya Cashorali is the Director of Analytics at ComlinkData. Tanya also runs Musicroamer.com and Sportsdataviz.com.
I thought it would be cool to use Jeff Gentry’s twitteR package during ...

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Using Tableau to Improve the Understanding of Baseball Statistics

Editor’s note: Ryan Sleeper is the Manager of Data Visualization & Analysis at Evolytics in Kansas City, Missouri. At TCC13, he won the third annual Iron Viz Championship.
As a life-long Kansas City ...

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Where to Find Sports Data

Earlier this week we announced that we're taking submissions for the Sports Viz Contest. Submissions are open until March 21st. If you're thinking of entering, you'll need sports data to viz with, so today's blog post is for you if you're still looking.
If you're on the fence about whether or not to enter the contest, I ...

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