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Video: The History Of International Football Transfers In Sixty Seconds

The video above, by EyeSeeData.com's Mac Bryla, jams 133 years of international football transfers into very cool-looking visual. If you're interested in digging into the data a bit more you can check out the interactive version he made on his site, which lets you break down the transfers by country and year.

Midway Point: How Does Your NFL Team Stack Up On Offense and Defense?

After Week 5, we took a look at the excellent offensive/defensive visualizations that Brian Burke puts together on AdvancedNFLstats.com. A lot of weird shit can happen in the first five weeks of the season, so now that we're at the midway point, it's worth taking another look to see how teams have shaken out.

Cool Chart: A's Skipper Bob Melvin Is The King Of Platoons

Over at Sports on Earth, Jack Moore created this great graphic to demonstrate just how crazy A's manager Bob Melvin is about platoons. The green rectangles represent consecutive games in which the same hitter held the same spot in the batting order, with blanks showing a change from the previous game. Coco Crisp was…

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