Last year I illustrated the End of the World Sports column in ESPN Magazine beginning in August and concluding (naturally) on December 21, 2012. I loved working with everyone there and happily I’ve done a couple more assignments for them recently. Both pieces were for a very stats-heavy page and it’s a pretty challenging space to work in – 8.5 inches wide by 3 inches deep. The first column was about the disparity between fan favorites and statistical favorites, and which is more important:
The second piece, which is on the newsstand now, is about the Miami Heat. The column talks about how all of the top teams can seem like the best in a single game, but Miami has greater consistency in single and series games, and that’s why they will win the championship this year:
Thanks so much to Linda and Meaghan!