How Far Do You Run Playing Different Sports?

While watching sports, have you ever stopped (midway through a bowl of Cheetos) to wonder, "How far are those guys actually running?" It's a common question, one that's historically been subject mostly to guesswork, Thanks to some recent technological developments, though, we can now actually apply some data to it. » 4/03/13 2:20pm 4/03/13 2:20pm

All the Major Sport Competitions Since 1903 Condensed In Beautiful…

If you like sports and awesome data visualization, you will love these posters, which can be printed to order in beautiful paper. You can choose the final playoffs of every major sport event since 1903—427 brackets from the American MLB, NFL, NBA, NHL, and MLS to the European Champions League, the UEFA Euro and FIFA's… » 7/20/12 1:00am 7/20/12 1:00am

Soccer's New Ball-Tracking Technology Should Be Used In Every Sport

At last, after years of horribly bad referee calls, the cave full of old crooks and farts known as FIFA has approved the use of technology to track the ball in soccer games. This is a huge change, with profound implications in the most popular sport in the world. » 7/05/12 5:08pm 7/05/12 5:08pm

If Japan Has Its Way, You Will See Holographic Soccer Matches In The…

With the 2010 World Cup a distant memory, Japan has started preparations for its 2022 World Cup bid. Judging by what they're showing FIFA, it's going to be ridiculously futuristic. Like real-time holographic matches beamed across the world futuristic. » 7/26/10 2:40pm 7/26/10 2:40pm

EA Sports Fifa '07 Case Mod Winner Melds Sport, Hardware

The winner of last year's EA Sports Fifa case mod contest pulled a repeat this year, managing to outdo himself as well as the competition. The case itself is covered in a textured paint that simulates a leather soccer ball (sorry 'the rest of the world,' your sport is still "soccer" here) and even the peripherals are… » 8/09/07 7:53pm 8/09/07 7:53pm