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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Ohio University Online Master in Coaching Education infographic: The Evolving Modern Professional Athlete.
New Motion-Tracking Tech Allows NBA Fans to See Players Like Never Before.
With the Rio 2016 Olympics at a close and the Paralympics underway, there were many exciting stories to come out of this year’s events including those with a sports technology focus, yet none received as much media attention as 12-time Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte and his three USA Swimming teammates involvement in the gas station fiasco down in Brazil which came to light after a video was revealed catching them all in a cover up lie...Read More
Sports More Accessible Than Ever Before
You don’t have to even 30 years old to remember a time when finding out the sports scores was entirely dependent on reading the back page of your dad’s newspaper over breakfast, catching the last few minutes of the news, watching match of the day or hearing the gossip at school.
Sport has moved on a lot from those days and is now more accessible than ever before thank goodness. You can watch almost any sport at any time on all devices and access scores and data more quickly than ever thought possible. The Sports Techie community blog enjoys being at the center of this universe.Read More
Sportel Sports Business StartUp Competition In Monaco With Deltatre
The second edition of the ‘Sportel Startup Competition’ was launched in July together with deltatre. There are three days left for entrants to win the competition designed last year for global start ups (only) to gather in Monaco during the Sportel event in October of 2015 and pitch their sports business innovation ideas to judging panel of significant industry professionals...Read More
NASCAR Digital Media Partners With DraftKings To Power Daily Fantasy Sports Games
NASCAR has a new daily fantasy sports partner in DraftKings that is sure to enhance the fan experience because of the free chance to win exclusive prizes and one-of-a-kind VIP experiences. Using a Salary Cap draft, the goal is to select the best fantasy team while keeping under the $50,000 limit. NASCAR Digital Media will grant DraftKings access to their direct data feed of real-time statistics. The Sports Techie community blog is grateful for the Q&A with DraftKings about the technology, business and social aspects of the premium content offering...Read More
NBA Digital Streaming Playoffs Coverage Across The Networks TV, Web And Mobile Assets
The 2015 NBA Playoffs begin this weekend and NBA Digital has it covered with extensive programming totaling more than 1,500 hours. NBA.com is prepared to deliver multiscreen content, customize hub pages for each playoff series and social media engagement for online fans. NBA TV is offering up to nine original programming games. Finally, NBA Mobile brings online fans all the real-time news, information and data about the teams, players and coaches via the NBA Game Time app. The Sports Techie community blog here based in Atlanta is excited to share this NBA sports ...Read More
MondoGoal Partners With FC Barcelona For Pay Fantasy Sports Games
The Sports Techie community blog spoke by phone this week to Shergul Arshad in Boston, the CEO and founder of Mondogoal, in a Q&A about their fast expanding global fantasy sports platform, marketing tool and business model that just partnered with FC Barcelona as their first La Liga user and promoter for the Isle of Man headquartered sports technology company. This novel sports tech platform is similar to the NFL formats FanDuel and DraftKings pioneered here in the U.S...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
High Tech Tennis For The Sports Techie Community Blog
Sports Techie was asked by iQ by Intel to take a look at the way tech is changing how tennis is played via connected racquets, smart courts and technology being used at this year’s 2014 grand slams, however, since I am no longer a contributor and was sent this story I researched back, I will publish it on my own for our community readers and followers benefit. It was my pleasure to investigate and learn how technologies by Babolat, smartcourts by PlaySight, and the grand slams such as Wimbledon and the U.S. Open, are together pushing tennis forward creating a worldwide renaissance for the sport America used to dominate but not anymore.
Since 1875, the history of tennis has been driven by Babolat...
The Sports Techie Contribution To Geekness Day
As an established blogger, I was asked by SingleHop, a leading provider of dedicated server and cloud hosting technology, to participate and help celebrate “Geekness Day” which is Sunday, the 13th of July. Of course, I said yes, it is my pleasure. I may not be as geeky as some of our Sports Techie community blog readers or you, but I am touch with my geek side.
Here are my answers below to their seven geekness questions.
- What makes you a geek? I believe I am geek because I am into topics and the lifestyle many geeky people like. Gaming, Sci-Fi and Technology come to mind.
- What is your proudest geek moment? My proudest geek moment ...