Category: Sports

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About Collecting Data – Surveys and Polls

In order to effectively analyze data, you have to first get the data. All data is collected by one means or another. Think about your everyday life: what data are you creating that is being collected? Every time you text or make a phone call, that information is being collected....

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Masters Track & Field High Jump Data

In the world of Track & Field, the Masters and Senior Level competitors are often overlooked despite their broad participation and exceptional skill. According to MastersRankings.com, the definitive source for ranking track and field athletes over the age of 35, there were 281,000 results posted in 2015. These cover men...

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Rio 2016 Summer Olympics Medal Count

Every four years the Summer Olympics dominate the sports world. Athletes from over 150 countries are in Rio de Janiero, Brazil over these 17 days to participate in all kinds of events from Soccer to Golf to Swimming to Rowing to Track & Field. This dashboard shows the count of...

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High School Track & Field Results 2009-2013

As a high school High Jump coach and active Masters (M45) track athlete, I have been using the site Atheltic.Net to view results for my student athletes. In my day job, I am a web developer and analytics guy and I use Tableau a lot. I thought it would be...

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Jawbone UP24 1,000,000 Step Challenge

Fitness bands are hot right now! I decided I would see what all the hubbub was about and did a little research. I wanted something without a readout. I also wanted something that synched automatically via Bluetooth to my phone, and I also wanted something that would hold a charge for...

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MLB Batting Title Winners Over Time

Every year, Major League Baseball crowns a batting champion in both the American and National Leagues. The batting champ’s average varies greatly from year to year. Some players have won multiple time, and many teams have had multiple winners throughout the years. Data Source:Baseball Almanac In both leagues, there was...