Coach John Wooden’s Pyramid of Success book and his life teachings are now available in a 10-module course. The family of the former UCLA basketball coaching legend did their due diligence and decided to partner with SUCCESS Academy to make it so. The launch in November, 2016 of the digital learning course allows college hoops fans all over the world to learn from this adored and respected sports figure responsible for a record 10 NCAA men’s championships...Read More
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What are the values of a sports tech startup accelerator or business incubator compared to boot strapping?
The Sports Techie community blog has a new featured Q&A Series with Ishveen Anand, CEO of OpenSponsorship, the marketplace for sports sponsorship. The focus is the business of sports. In this first program, we ask the question whether one should launch a boot strapped sports tech company, or go the route of a startup accelerator or business incubator...Read More
Who Are The Sports Techie Community?
THE Sports Techie community now numbers over 21,000 people worldwide plus a few cherished animals and friendly robots. As the founder and curator of this original sports technology venture and adventure, it is my pleasure to connect with each one of you via tech, social media and blogs. Sport, fitness and recreation are part of our core values but as many of you know or are finding out for the first time reading this blog but there are many other topics that help define our online culture such as sustainability, longevity and obesity, muscular dystrophy in honor of a set of twins from my hometown of Redmond with this disease I cared for, and autism because of my beautiful son whom is on the ASD. So who are the Sports...Read More
NFL And NCAA College Football Playoffs Games Need First Down Laser Systems Now
The NFL is down to the last month of the 2014 regular season and college football rivalry weekend has both fan and playoff consequences so the importance of getting first down and goal line calls correct by officials is paramount to a fair and impartial game outcome. I cannot speak for the many Sports Techie community blog readers and followers across the nation and world but for me, marking the correct spot of the ball has become a serious problem that not only affects the results of the game but causes teams to miss the playoffs and coaches to be fired. I believe this must be fixed with a sports technology product...Read More
Infographic: 7 NBA Stars Who Get Business Done Off the Court
The Sports Techie community blog is sharing the Infographic – Nothin’ But Net … Worth, researched and presented by the Sports Management Degree Hub and representative Zelda Robbins. The 2014 NBA Finals begin today and the complete schedule TV schedule via the NBA is here:
The complete Heat vs. Spurs schedule and national television arrangements on ABC for the NBA Finals.
Game 1 – Thu, June 5, Miami at San Antonio, 9 p.m. ET, ABC
Game 2 – Sun, June 8, Miami at San Antonio, 8 p.m. ET, ABC
Game 3 – Tue, June 10, San Antonio at Miami, 9 p.m. ET, ABC
Game 4 – Thu, June 12, San Antonio at Miami, 9 p.m. ET, ABC
Game 5 * Sun, June 15, Miami at San Antoni...
Alchemy Global launched a Sports and Entertainment Crowdfunding Platform for Accredited Investors today in Charleston, South Carolina. The Sports Techie community blog chatted with Andy Brusman, Founder and CEO at Alchemy Global Holdings, LLC about his startup, their space in the finance Industry and more business expansion strategy. Together with sports legends Greg Norman, Jim Courier and Boris Becker who have transformed into successful Entrepreneurs and highly accomplished sport and finance executives, their first three client companies to launch on the Alchemy portal will be announced in the coming weeks...Read More
The Sports Techie community blog is excited to be a new affiliate for adidas throughout the FIFA 2014 World Cup, read more about it below. Our first blog is about the adidas Brazuca World Cup Soccer Ball and how tech R&D helps bring the game to a new level. From dimly lit streets and dirt fields to sustainable stadium tunnels, on sports tech turf or a natural sandy beach, the one constant in football is the ball. Six cameras where installed in the new Brazuca ball providing never before seen football looks all over the world from the innovative balls perspective.
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Are You All In? #allin or nothing
adidas Soccer is the official 2014 World Cup ™ sponsor.
Who’s the greatest socc...Read More
Arizona Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald knows that he will eventually have to retire from the NFL. To improve his chances of having a successful career after pro sports, the wide receiver has enrolled in online classes at the University of Phoenix. Motivated by a promise he made to his mother, Fitzgerald chose to pursue his bachelor’s degree at the University of Phoenix because of its flexibility and learning format. However, online learning isn’t just for athletes who need a second act. It is also a great stepping stone for sports lovers who want to become agents, team managers, or hold other jobs in the sport industry.
A sports management degree opens many doors in the sports arena, an...Read More
It’s a high stakes game of life and death. Terrorists have vowed to disrupt the winter Olympic games; while Russia has more than 200,000 military, police and secret service agents at the ready to safeguard the athletes and visitors. The Sports Techie community blog thanks Zelda Robbins for sharing a new sports management degree hub Infographic that adds value to your Sochi Olympics fan experience. Whether you are attending the estimated cost of $50 billion dollar mega event hosted in Russia as a spectator, or watching the NBCOlympics live broadcasts on your digital devices beginning this Thursday, Feb. 6 with the new slopestyle ski event, heightened security is in in every spectator’s best interest.
If you’re planning to attend, here’s what you should know thanks to the Infographic at...Read More
Sports Techie Zelda Robbins shared “Show Me the Money: So You Want to be a Sports Agent?” INFOGRAPHIC with our community blog.
Sports Techie, I was living the dream in Orange County California working as a sports agent for Pro Moves athletic agency in 1995, the epic movie “Jerry Maguire” about super agent Drew Rosenhaus came out in 1996. I received a fax inviting two of our basketball players; Lorenzo Orr (Lo) from USC and Carl Simpson from the University of Texas, to a Los Angeles Lakers training camp from Head Coach Del Harris on behalf of Assistant General Manager, Mitch Kupchak, and General Manager, Jerry West. I was literally a few steps away from representing a NBA player.
Here is the Infographic ...Read More