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...Read More
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Strat-O-Matic Fantasy Baseball Daily Digital Player Cards
Strat-O-Matic Baseball Daily is the newest baseball fantasy baseball simulation game developed by Strat-O-Matic Media LLC. The Sports Techie community blog chatted with the creator of original fantasy sim game, Hal Richmond, Founder and CEO of Strat-O-Matic, about the launch of their newest Major League Baseball digital product and the than 50 year history of the pioneering company that dates back to 1962 beginning with the creation of their original board game and now because of technology, Baseball Daily...Read More
The SD Chargers franchise appears poised to request a transfer to Los Angeles after this season. The main reason for this is the need for a new stadium – and the unwillingness of San Diego taxpayers to foot part of the bill. The Sports Techie community blog does a deep dive look at what this means to loyal San Diego Chargers fans, the city of Los Angeles and the use of cities as stadium pawns by the NFL.
Why Is a New Stadium Necessary?
The original Chargers stadium was built in 1967, and it has not been upgraded since 1997,...
Golf Trip Guide Infographic For Planning A Trip Overseas By GolfOnline
Playing golf is fun especially when the game is played at gorgeous and challenging courses around the world with family, friends and workmates. Thanks to GolfOnline, the Sports Techie community blg is happy to share their Infographic that breakdowns the particulars of what is needed and where to go when planning a trip abroad. The PGA Championship begins today at Whistling Straits for PGA Tour professional golfers on a golf course designed with Irish courses in mind...Read More
Deltatre Delivers TSN and RDS FIFA World Cup Digital Coverage Across Canada
There are 8 FIFA Women’s World Cup games left on the 52 game schedule and deltatre digital technology has been behind the TSN and RDS coverage provided to the good people living in tournament host Canada. Their sports tech partnership used an integrated digital platform to deliver video and content of the first games, all the way to the quarterfinals this weekend, through the semi-finals Tuesday and Wednesday, and then the final on Sunday, July 5th, at BC Place Stadium in Vancouver. By using deltatre sport technologies, TSN and RDS allowed fans the ability to follow the live action in real-time, both in English and French, through websites designed and developed by...Read More
Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams Are Most Socially Marketable Before Wimbledon
Adobe Digital Index Wimbledon 2015 analytics say Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams are the top socially marketable tennis players making them the most likely male or female professional tennis players to sign with a sports-related endorser. ADI used a data sample from five million social media mentions to gauge what is causing the majority of fan engagement “buzz” between the four major tournaments, trending topics and measurement of the top 20 ranked tennis players. The Sports Techie community blog chatted with Joe Martin, Manager, Adobe Digital Index, about the event findings and methodology...Read More
Air New Zealand Safety Safari Video And Surf Contest Has Nearly One Million YouTube Views
The new Air New Zealand Safety Safari video starring superstar and legendary surfers from around the world filmed at three of the top surf breaks across three countries is already a marketing hit. It was released on May 13, 2015 and is fast approaching one million views on YouTube. Air New Zealand created another viral video with the help of the world’s top surfing athletes, Sir Hollywood, the bulldog that surfs and via creative board messaging about inflight safety tips...Read More
Adidas Predator Instinct Customized Soccer Cleats Experience
I was offered a pair of customized Predator Instinct soccer cleats so I could share the ordering and wearing experiences with the Sports Techie community blog readers and followers. Right away the HYBRIDTOUCH synthetic leather upper, predator® in the forefoot and the gel pass pad seamlessly added on the side for improved ball control are features that impact every kick, pass and trap, all stuck out to me as go-to shoe features. Thanks to adidas for the new predator cleats gift.
Predator Instinct Features
• Get a TRAXION™ FG outsole for grip and comfort on firm natural ground
• Choose a TRAXION™ SG outsole with screw...
Ladies European Tour And ISPS HANDA Partner For Power Of Sport And Paralympic Golf Push
If you golf, imagine performing blind or with a disability because the International Sports Promotion Society (ISPS HANDA) and the Ladies European Tour (LET) have already been doing so and will continue to empathize with this cause by partnering up again for the promotion of the tour, charity events and hopeful inclusion as a Paralympic sport. I love to write about adaptive sports for the Sports Techie community blog, even if technology is not the primary focus of the content. This thrilling news out of London is sure to inspire the blind and disabled in England and around the globe, as it does me...Read More
MLB, MLS Trading Cards By Topps And Bloomberg Sports Feature Baseball, Soccer Analytics
Topps has once again pushed the development of trading cards to another technological level, this time partnered with Bloomberg Sports to showcase advanced analytics. Topps released statistical analytics on the backs of Major League Soccer cards earlier this season, and also launched trading cards with the NFL with a fantasy football emphasis last month. The Sports Techie community blog readers and followers can look forward to fresh statistical content, graphics and charts on the flip-side of the 2014 Bowman Chrome Baseball cards being released by the end of September.Read More