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A Compilation of ESPN “SportsCenter” Clichés — One N.F.L. Season’s Worth - Interactive Feature - NYTimes.com
The New York Times analyzed six months of closed-captioning transcripts of ESPN’s “SportsCenter” and “Sunday N.F.L. Countdown” to determine the players, story lines and phrases that recurred most on these shows over the course of the 2011-12 N.F.L. season.
Below, a script composed of recurring clichés.
nytgfx  sports  espn 
february 2012 by tysone
U.S. Open 2011, Congressional Country Club - How Congressional has played - The Washington Post
Explore how the pros have played Congressional Country Club in past tournaments. Using PGA ShotLink data, each shot from the '07-'09 AT&T National tournaments is plotted below. Choose your favorite golfer or analyze eagles, birdies and pars to see how to win at Congressional.
washingtonpost  data  visualization  golf  sports  from delicious
june 2011 by tysone
Chad Ochocinco, Terrell Owens pose with Batmobile for the Cincinnati Enquirer
Terrell Owens started it all with a celebratory Twitter post. Right after signing with the Cincinnati Bengals, Owens proclaimed that he was Batman to Chad Ochocinco's Robin, and a story line was born.

The Cincinnati Enquirer, looking for a cover for its football preview section, was looking to see how far the new teammates would take the joke.
forsnd  news_design  sports 
september 2010 by tysone
The New York Times Hits a Grand Slam with Flex
Kathy Ryan, director of photography at The New York Times Magazine, commissioned the photographer Dewey Nicks to shoot some of the top players in women's tennis with the new Phantom Flex camera.
forsnd  photography  nytphoto  nytimes  sports 
august 2010 by tysone
Making of NYT’s Mariano Rivera’s pitches
“They managed to fully integrate a series of terrific data visualizations into a compelling, linear piece. It’s not something you see often because it’s difficult.”
forsnd  nytgfx  visualization  sports 
july 2010 by tysone
Plain Dealer designer leads SI "media power rankings"
"For those who celebrate the daily elegance of the newspaper front page, it was a gift of genius."
forsnd  news_design  sports  basketball 
july 2010 by tysone
Lightning bolt :: Byline, from Timetric
Usain Bolt is not of this earth... He’s going at upwards of 37.5 kilometres per hour.
running  sports  visualization  data 
august 2009 by tysone
LA Observed: Antonio offers Chicago's mayor Sam Zell
The Mayor added: “It would be a tremendous blow to the City of Los Angeles to lose such a great corporate citizen such as Mr. Zell, so in unlikely event that the Dodgers lose, I’d insist that as a consolation he sell the L.A. Times back to an L.A. owner before heading back to Chicago.”
latimes  tribune  sports 
october 2008 by tysone
Walter Iooss - Athlete - Digital Journalist
The images literally explode with character: the intensity of Ray Lewis, the grace of Pelé. This is Iooss's personal catalog. He insists that he is not an artist, and that is for him to say. What I will say is that the work is transcendent.
sports  photojournalism  photography 
august 2008 by tysone
Patriots needed a logo, and this doodle was a dandy - Los Angeles Times
That thing on the New England Patriots helmet? That belongs to the designer and the intern.
design  sports 
january 2008 by tysone

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