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How long is 14 yards?

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It's about one-fortieth as tall as The Taipei 101 (skyscraper).
In other words, 14 yards is 0.0252 times the height of The Taipei 101 (skyscraper), and the height of The Taipei 101 (skyscraper) is 39.70 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Taipei Financial Center, a.k.a. 台北101, a.k.a. 臺北101) (Xinyi District, Taipei, Taiwan) (to spire)
The Taipei 101 reaches 556 yards to its spire. The tower itself is said to be the style in world's tallest sundial, with the circular area of the adjacent Millennium Park acting as the sundial's face.
It's about one-fortieth as tall as The Sears Tower.
In other words, 14 yards is 0.0243 times the height of The Sears Tower, and the height of The Sears Tower is 41.20 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Willis Tower) (Chicago, Illinois) (to antenna peak)
The Willis Tower rises to 576 yards to the top of its tallest antenna. The bathrooms on the 103rd floor are said to be the highest in the western hemisphere at 451 yards.
It's about one-fortieth as tall as The Ostankino Tower.
In other words, the height of The Ostankino Tower is 42 times 14 yards.
(a.k.a. Останкинская телебашня) (Moscow, Russia) (to spire)
The Ostankino Tower stands 590 yards to its spire. The tower has been the tallest structure in Europe since its construction in 1967 and was, at at that time, the only free-standing structure taller than 550 yards.
It's about one-forty-fifth as tall as The CN Tower.
In other words, 14 yards is 0.023136 times the height of The CN Tower, and the height of The CN Tower is 43.2230 times that amount.
(a.k.a. La Tour CN, a.k.a. Canadian National Tower, a.k.a. Canada's National Tower) (Toronto, Canada) (to spire)
The CN Tower measures 605.130 yards tall at its spire. Used only in emergencies and for charitable climbing events, the 2,579-step staircase to the top is the longest metal staircase in the world.
It's about one-fiftieth as tall as a Canton Tower.
In other words, the height of a Canton Tower is 48 times 14 yards.
(a.k.a. Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower, a.k.a. 广 州 电 视 观 光 塔) (Guangzhou, China) (to spire)
The Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower stands 670 yards to its spire. Initially described as holding the record for the tallest Ferris wheel in the world, the ride at the top of the tower is actually an observation carousel; cars complete a trip around the top-floor track about every half-hour.
It's about one-sixtieth as tall as Gocta Falls.
In other words, 14 yards is 0.0166 times the height of Gocta Falls, and the height of Gocta Falls is 60.20 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Gocta Cataracts, a.k.a. Catarata del Gocta) (Amazonas, Peru) (total height)
Gocta Falls, a waterfall on the Cocahuayco River, measures 843 yards in total height. Although it sits just 45,900 yards from the major city of Chachapoyas, the waterfall was unknown to non-locals until it was documented during a 2005 expedition by a German economist.
It's about one-sixty-fifth as tall as Burj Dubai.
In other words, the height of Burj Dubai is 64.50 times 14 yards.
(formally Burj Khalifa, a.k.a. Dubai Tower, a.k.a. برج خليفة) (Dubai, UAE) (to roof)
Burj Khalifa, the tallest manmade structure in the world, stands 906 yards to its roof. The tower also holds the current records for the world's highest Islamic mosque — at approximately 631 yards on the 158th floor (of 163 floors) — and the world's tallest outdoor swimming pool — at approximately 312 yards on the 78th floor.