Fantasy sports growth in North America during 2016 increased to around 57.4 million mostly young male players according to new research by Ipsos Public Affairs in Canada on behalf of the Fantasy Sports Trade Association (FSTA) located in New York. Since the study covering both traditional and daily fantasy began in 2013, the boom in fantasy participation peaked in 2015 and then grew this year by an almost 1% increase making the new tally the highest in the history of the limited study. The Sports Techie community blog welcomed the opportunity to peruse the information shared yesterday with the 2016 FSTA Summer Conference in New York City...Read More
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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...Read More
Topps New Fantasy Football 2014 NFL Trading Cards
The Topps Company, Inc. and the National Football League have partnered on a new set of trading cards for adults and kids that are fantasy football focused. The NFL.com and Topps® are cashing in on the fantasy sports popularity with trading cards loaded with detailed NFL player insights and fantasy football strategies, tips and content, designed to increase awareness of the game and increase math skills at the same time. The Sports Techie community blog is excited to share this sports tech information with our readers and followers.Read More
Peyton And Eli Manning Sing About DIRECTV Fantasy Football Fantasy Zone Channel
DIRECTV has teamed up with Peyton and Eli Manning once again to create yet another funny music video I was asked to share with the Sports Techie community blog readers, which is my pleasure as a National Football League, fantasy sports and Manning family fan. Pay television now spans a variety of mobile devices, televisions, laptops, vehicles and airplanes, so watching the DIRECTV NFL Sunday Ticket Max package and their out-of-market football games bundled together with their new and exclusive, Fantasy Zone Channel, is a virtual no-brainer.
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You Will Spend Less Money in Bars
As fate would have it, you have been marooned in a city where your favorite team’s games are never shown on regular television. This means that practically every Sunday (as well as occasional Mondays or Thursday nights), you must head out to your local sports bar to watch your team play. While you’ve never considered this a bad thing in the past, you could always use it toward your advantage while negotiating for a football channel.
Tally up a mock bill that illustrates how much you typically spend on a night at a sports bar. Dinner for two typically runs you between $20 and $30, while assorted beers and cocktails consumed during the game could add another $20 to $40...Read More