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National Girls & Women in Sports Day And The Rise Of Women In The NFL

NGWSD And The NFL Intro

National Girls & Women in Sports Day is February 1 and has never been more significant to Americans coming on the coattails of the Women’s March on January 21 held in many cities across the nation and world. NGWSD 2017 is the chosen day meant to celebrate the extraordinary achievements of women and girls in sports. The 31st anniversary of the annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day, marks a national observance for females in sport. Our family was blessed to have a Mom and now Grandma that played international basketball at the highest levels for her country of Ecuador...

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Pyramid of Success By Coach John Wooden Digital Learning Course

Coach John Wooden’s Pyramid of Success

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...

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Doped: The Dirty Side of Sports EPIX Original Documentary Sports Techie Blog Chat

Doped: The Dirty Side of Sports EPIX Original Documentary Sports Techie Blog Chat.

Doped: The Dirty Side of Sports EPIX Original Documentary Sports Techie Blog Chat.

Doped: The Dirty Side of Sports EPIX Original Documentary Sports Techie Blog Chat

Doped: The Dirty Side of Sports is an EPIX Original Documentary that seeks to uncover the dark reality of banned substance testing. The Sports Techie blog chatted with Doped Director, Andrew J. Muscato, about this topic, the agencies involved and the technological advancements that are available to test professional and amateur athletes that are not always used because of excuses such as testing costs and inexact science for billion dollar generating global sports leagues, federations and associations...

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Kyrie Irving and the Importance of Player Safety (Visual Resource)

Kyrie Irving and the Importance of Player Safety (Visual Resource) - Sports Techie blog.

Kyrie Irving and the Importance of Player Safety (Visual Resource) – Sports Techie blog.

Kyrie Irving and the Importance of Player Safety (Visual Resource)

As many fans, athletes and exercisers may have observed, an unusual amount of NBA All-Stars suffered season-ending injuries this season, with Kyrie Irving being the latest after sustaining a broken kneecap in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. So too did several local Atlanta Hawks during 2014/15. It is for this reason that the Sports Techie community blog is bringing to your attention an infographic created by Ohio University’s Masters in Athletic Administration program, which highlights the current climate of sports injuries (particularly those occurring in youth sports) as well as ways to minimize the risk of injury and long-term damage...

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BigTeams Raises Series B Round, Acquires Schedule Star To Expand Digital Offering - Sports Techie blog

BigTeams Raises Series B Round, Acquires Schedule Star To Expand Digital Offering – Sports Techie blog

BigTeams Raises Series B Round, Acquires Schedule Star To Expand Digital Offering

BigTeams plans to disrupt high school athletics with their acquisition of Schedule Star, from Gannett, after raising a $5 million Series B financial commitment, according to their CEO, Clay Walker. The Sports Techie community blog also spoke to Walker last April after he was hired to lead BigTeams, a website and software system provider for high school athletic programs, read more here...

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Under Armour Activates Sponsor Partnership With NFHS Network, PlayOn Sports

The NFHS Network captures the passion, pride, and energy of the high school experience by delivering live high school sports and events to family members and fans whenever they want, wherever they are.

The NFHS Network captures the passion, pride, and energy of the high school experience by delivering live high school sports and events to family members and fans whenever they want, wherever they are.

Under Armour Activates Sponsor Partnership With NFHS Network, PlayOn Sports

Under Armour continues to support the sports business that has a technology driven core, this time they have partnered with the NFHS Network, the nation’s groundbreaking high school multimedia corporation. The deal spans multiple years and allows Under Armour to become the first anchor partner of the company. The NFHS Network is a joint endeavor between the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS), its member state associations and PlayOn! Sports, based here in Atlanta...

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THE RANKS provides a socially intuitive platform that makes it easy for users to rate and comment on players listed in national high school basketball rankings.

THE RANKS provides a socially intuitive platform that makes it easy for users to rate and comment on players listed in national high school basketball rankings.

THE RANKS, First Fan Driven Social Platform For High School Basketball Rankings

The Ranks is the first fan driven social platform, mobile application for high school basketball rankings. High school basketball fans across the country will now be able to use the app to digitally engage in order to rate and comment on their favorite player, petition for players to be ranked, and access headline type news about high school basketball. I learned about this Atlanta-based startup and their proprietary software from Corey Cooper, CEO and Founder, CourtCred.com, LLC...

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LASER LEADER LINE INVITED BACK TO PARTICIPATE IN 2014 NCAA TRACK AND FIELD NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

LASER LEADER LINE INVITED BACK TO PARTICIPATE IN 2014 NCAA TRACK AND FIELD NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

Laser Leader Line Utilized Again At 2014 NCAA Track And Field National Championships

The Laser Leader Line returns to this year’s 2014 NCAA Track and Field National Championships on June 11-14 at historic Hayward field on the University of Oregon Ducks campus in Eugene, Oregon. First Down Laser is the in-stadium and industrial use graphics company with 5 United States Patents Awarded and 6 United States Patents Pending in Laser Delineation Systems and Methods.  The laser’s inventor and company founder, Alan Amron, chatted again with the Sports Techie blog, this time while in Utah at his new mining clients site, about their pioneering sports technology business development...

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BigTeams High School Athletic Websites And Software Company Raises Funds, Hires CEO Clay Walker

BigTeams, one of the fastest growing, easy to use and most comprehensive website and software systems for high school athletics programs today introduced industry veteran Clay Walker as its Chief Executive Officer and also announced an investment round, led by Capital Sports Ventures

BigTeams, one of the fastest growing, easy to use and most comprehensive website and software systems for high school athletics programs today introduced industry veteran Clay Walker as its Chief Executive Officer and also announced an investment round, led by Capital Sports Ventures

BigTeams, one of the fastest growing, easy to use and most comprehensive website and software systems for high school athletics programs today introduced industry veteran Clay Walker as its Chief Executive Officer and also announced an investment round, led by Capital Sports Ventures. Walker is a long-time sports, entertainment and digital innovator hired to lead the fast-growing high school sports digital platform through their next stage of growth in an, “Industry in its infancy,” he told the Sports Tech...

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Ohio State High School Basketball Association to Integrate Digital Scout HSGameCenter

State of Ohio High School Basketball Association to Integrate Digital Scout HSGameCenter

State of Ohio High School Basketball Association to Integrate Digital Scout HSGameCenter

With the 2013 basketball season all but here, the Ohio High School Athletic Association and Digital Scout have partnered for Live play-by-play HS Basketball scoreboard for all of Ohio. Review the Sports Techie community blog about the Digital Scout OHSAA HSGameCenter provided by Time Warner Cable Sports Channel.

OHSAA Hoops HSGameCenter

Beginning this fall, OHSAA will offer an online scoreboard for both boys and girls hoops with live play-by-play available for all of their member schools. The Internet driven excitement this sport business deal will generate across the state and nation for fans, recruiters and sponsors is happening at the right time with the rapid convergence of sports and technology.

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