Everybody around the world loves sports, whether it’s watching them, playing them or talking about them. And we all have a favorite sport to watch and a favorite team to cheer for. So why isn’t real life more like sports? Thanks to College Humor, we can see what it would be like:
Ever wonder what’s the most popular college football team in your state? To find out, American ticket broker and online marketplace TicketCity conducted some social media and online research and was able to determine which big division football team was most popular. TicketyCity used four pieces of data for Division I football teams to get… Continue reading The United States of College Football: the Most Popular College Football Team By State [MAP]
Fans voted, and the results are in for the 2014 World Cup Dream Team. FIFA revealed what players made the cut, and there’s no surprise that the Dream Team includes stars from Brazil, Germany and Argentina. What is surprising is that three defenders from Brazil were chosen for the team – David Luiz, Marcelo, and… Continue reading FIFA Announces the 2014 World Cup ‘Dream Team,’ Voted on by Fans
Now that the World Cup is over, why not relive the best of the tournament just one more time? Why not relive the U.S’s impressive march to the round of 16, Germany’s big win over Brazil on its home turf, and the championship game itself? And why not do it in 22 seconds? While this… Continue reading Relive the Entire 2014 World Cup in 22 Seconds
While Germany was the victor in the World Cup tournament, the 2014 World Cup finals match won on social media. The final game of the 2014 FIFA Event generated more conversation on both Facebook and Twitter than any other sporting event before. Facebook’s data team determined that the Germany vs. Argentina game was the biggest… Continue reading World Cup Final Breaks Facebook and Twitter Records [STATS]
In shocking NBA news, basketball superstar LeBron James has announced he’ll be playing ball in Cleveland once again next season. After a successful stint in Miami that resulted in two championships, apparently home is where the heart still is. The four-time NBA MVP told Sports Illustrated that his decision to return home goes beyond basketball… Continue reading LeBron James Tells the World ‘I’m Coming Home’
If you didn’t watch the Germany vs. Brazil World Cup game, you missed one of the most impressive offensive displays and a game full of record setting. Germany, who won 7-1, set a record with five goals in the first 29 minutes of the World Cup semi-final match half. In addition, four of Germany’s goals… Continue reading Germany’s 7-1 World Cup Defeat of Brazil Sets New Record on Twitter
The World Cup is full of soccer stars, but two athletes have stood out more than the rest in social media chatter. Lionel Messi of Argentina and Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal have made waves on sites like Twitter, but which of the two stars is more popular? According to social media analytics group We Are… Continue reading Which World Cup Player Is More Popular on Twitter, Messi or Ronaldo?