NCAA Division I FBS Rankings – November 29th Edition

With the penultimate week of the college football season just completed, we witnessed Stanford solidify their ranking with a 38-36 victory over the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in Palo Alto and Ohio State deliver a drubbing on Michigan to the tune of 42-13. Not to be outdone, Oklahoma demolished intrastate rival Oklahoma State 58-23. Most importantly,…

NBA Power Rankings – November 29th Edition

This past week, 50 NBA games were played as five teams posted perfect records: Oklahoma City (4-0), Golden State (4-0), San Antonio (4-0), Toronto (3-0), and Indiana (2-0). The wins accelerated Toronto to atop the Atlantic Division, while Golden State, San Antonio, and Oklahoma City extended their leads in their respective Western Conference divisions. On…

Washington, D.C.

For our third installment of city-by-city analysis, we take a look at our nation’s capital: Washington, D.C. With a population of approximately 658,900 spanning over 61.4 square miles, D.C.’s population density is approximately 37 persons per average square city block; or 10,731 persons per square mile. D.C. having one of the highest population densities and…

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Milwaukee, Wisconsin is the largest city in Wisconsin with approximately 600,000 residents and has started to notice a sharp increase in violent crimes over the recent couple years. For 2014, the Federal Bureau of Investigation noted through the Uniform Crime Report that Milwaukee had reported 90 murders, 395 reports of rape, 3,520 robberies, and 4,859 reports of aggravated assaults.…

NFL Power Rankings and Playoff Probabilities

As Week 11 has wrapped up in the NFL, two teams still remain undefeated (New England Patriots, Carolina Panthers) and a couple divisions have entered into gridlock for first place (AFC South, NFC East). Currently, the playoffs have shaped up to be the following: AFC Playoffs #1 Seed: New England Patriots (10-0; East Leader) #2 Seed: Cincinnati…

Oakland, California

Oakland, California is the eighth largest city in California with a population of approximately 391,000 spanning over 78 square miles in the East Bay area on the San Francisco Bay. Oakland has more than 50 distinct neighborhoods broken up into 10 primary districts: North Oakland, West Oakland, Chinatown and Central, San Antonio, Fruitvale, Central East Oakland,…