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Tech Meets Soccer: Could VAR Change the Game Forever?

Tech Meets Soccer: Could VAR Change the Game Forever?

IFAB (International Football Association Board) approved a new type of referee to feature in soccer matches to work in tandem with the on-field referee.

Within the last year, IFAB (International Football Association Board) have approved a new type of referee to feature in soccer matches to work in tandem with the on-field referee, a move which could potentially change the game forever. The Sports Techie community blog is in agreement with this game-changing decision towards the inclusion of more technologies to help get calls right...

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Season Share Ticket Sharing App Launching At SXSW Pitch Accelerator

Season Share Launches At SXSW Pitch Accelerator Event

Season Share is launching at the ninth annual South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conference and Festivals Startup Village® Accelerator® Pitch Event at Hilton Austin Downtown on March 21 with a beta version of the world’s first mobile ticket sharing app. The sports tech startup found a niche in the ticketing industry and has grand plans to redefine the market of splitting and sharing season tickets to your favorite sports events. The shared economy has blown up with ride-sharing and home-sharing making this new concept a possible winner...

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Golf Channel Digital Deals In Japan Designed For Young Adults And Tokyo 2020

NBCUniversal Expands Golf Channel’s International Reach with Strategic Agreements in Japan.

Golf Channel and NBCUniversal announced two new business today deals in Japan as the buildup for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo continues. Arnold Palmer, co-founder of Golf Channel over two decades ago would be proud of this innovative NBCU International Distribution of the game he helped pioneer as a top PGA golfer. The strategic agreements are aimed at the younger Japanese demographics in the 18-34 year old range through an OTT digital platform on AbemaTV, Inc., and a partnership with linear TV platform WOWOW featuring LPGA and European Tour coverage...

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Canadian Hockey League Powered By Stadium Digital Provide Fans With CIBC Showdown Platform

Stadium Digital Powers New Interactive Engagement Platform for Canadian Hockey League and CIBC

CIBC Showdown showcases the best content from the OHL, WHL and QMJHL.

Stadium Digital and the Canadian Hockey League (CHL), partners with CIBC, unveiled a new, interactive fan engagement platform out of Toronto to showcase video, content and highlights. The OHL, WHL and QMJHL are providing fans throughout Canada with the CIBC Showdown digital video player designed to provide a technology-driven environment complete with social media sharing ability and voting on the weekly selection of the best highlight. The Sports Techie community blog readers and followers in North America and worldwide can also participate with this innovative online and mobile fan experience...

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American Express All for Dub Nation Watch Party For Warriors Fans Throwback Theme

American Express Warriors Watch Party – Tickets Available Today

American Express ‘All for Dub Nation’ Watch Party Highlights Golden State Warriors Partnership, (credit: Kelly Sullivan / Getty Images for American Express)

The second American Express ‘All for Dub Nation’ Watch Party has tickets available now. Golden State Warriors fans in the Bay Area will once again get together on Thursday, February 23, 2017 to be part of this exclusive opportunity for AMEX Card Members to rally and cheer on the NBA team with the best record as they take on Western Conference division rivals the Los Angeles Clippers to begin the second half of the season. The NBA All-Star Game is happening this weekend at Smoothie King Center in New Orleans on Sunday, February 19, 8:00 PM, broadcasting on TNT...

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MLBAM And BAMTech Enhance MLB.TV Sports Tech For 2017 MLB Season

MLBAM NEWS: MLB.TV NOW AVAILABLE WITH NEW APPS & FEATURES COMING

MLBAM NEWS: MLB.TV NOW AVAILABLE WITH NEW APPS & FEATURES COMING SOON.

The 2017 MLB season gets started today for fans via the technology upgrades to MLB.TV by MLB Advanced Media (MLBAM) and BAMTech. Live streaming in sports began 15 years ago with the launch of MLB.TV. To celebrate this achievement, new apps have been added to the sports tech product and more than twenty interactive features are now ready for the millions of subscribers to use during Live games supporting over 400 devices...

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How Technology Has Changed Sports

PC gaming offers serious growth, as well

It may be hard to believe now, especially for the younger generation, but there was a time when sports weren’t in the media 24/7. Technology has done wonders to make a sports fan life better. The Sports Techie community blog has documented our share of the game-changing sports technology from football tech to eSports and everything in-between.

Social media has allowed everyone to become an armchair manager. We can vent about our favorite teams/players to the masses on websites like Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or Instagram. Nearly everyone has multiple HD televisions in their homes today. Live sports can be watched live 24/7 in countries around the world. In fact – as long as you have an internet connection, you can watch any sporting events...

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A Brief History of Technology in Sports

Since its appearance, technology has strived to intermingle with almost every area of human life. And even when you thought that was impossible, it did the same with sports. Sports fans were a bit frustrated at first, thinking that tech specialists would interrupt or even slow the game down. The Sports Techie community blog has championed sports tech for the past six years but really going on more than twenty years when you count my career.

The troublesome goals and seemingly equal race times, however, were much more irritating. Hence, sports technology became widely accepted soon after its first appearance. For betting enthusiasts, in particular, it managed to provide indisputable results, without giving them the opportunity to blame it on the betting services, such as NJ Casinos and many...

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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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American Express All For Dub Nation Watch Party Series Premiers With Golden State Warriors

American Express Introduces ‘All for Dub Nation’ Watch Party Series – First Tickets Available Now

American Express Introduces ‘All for Dub Nation’ Watch Party Series – First Tickets Available Now .

American Express launched the “All For Dub Nation” Watch Party set for January 16 in San Francisco. This live sport viewing event is exclusively for American Express Card Members. The game is an epic NBA Final rematch between the Golden State Warriors and the defending champions Cleveland Cavaliers. The Sports Techie community blog is excited to share this unique digital fan experience with our readers and followers in the Bay Area and beyond. The one catch is the location of the first watch party will not be release under 24 hours before the event...

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