This week, read Briggs Chapter 9 and Warren Sharp’s Stats Show the New England Patriots Became Nearly Fumble-Proof after 2006 Rule Change Proposed by Tom Brady.
Sharp wrote his post after the NFL found that the New England Patriots used under-inflated footballs in the playoffs. The post used data to provide some additional context to the controversy.
Any story can have a data component. (Really!) Think about your own blogs–your group blog as well as your personal blog. What’s an example of something you’ve written–or plan to write–that could have a data component? What data could you use, and how would it make the story better?