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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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The numberFire March Madness promotional creative for 2017 is ready for the Sports Techie Community blog bracket heads at a special offer of $7.95 for the first month price (regular first month price is $49.99) with the special promo code CINDERELLA...

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Bitcoin in Sport: Why Franchises Should Follow the Cryptocurrency Culture

Bitcoin in Sport: Why Franchises Should Follow the Cryptocurrency Culture

Bitcoin in Sport: Why Franchises Should Follow the Cryptocurrency Culture

Future Money” (CC BY 2.0) by xlowmiller

Sport and money go together like hands and gloves. The Sports Techie community blog has been never covered the topic of bitcoin, capital for future generations.

Bitcoin in Sport And Future Generations.

Bitcoin

To make the sporting world go round, as a franchise owner, a coach, a player or even a fan, you need money. From advertising and sponsorship deals to salaries, transfer fees and even buying tickets or betting on a game, sport needs money. In fact, such financial might of sport on all fronts that it’s projected to become an industry worth $73.5 billion by 2019.

However, as strong as the bonds are...

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It’s about Time we Let Technology Tell the Truth in Football

I can still remember that gloomy afternoon when England lost to Germany in the 2010 World Cup, I had just launched the Sports Techie community blog. Surely that Lampard shot was over the line!  There’s plenty more stories where that comes from, though that Geoff Hurst shot in the 1966 World Cup Final was miles over the line, wasn’t it?

It took the world of football until 2012 to finally agree on introducing goal-line technology and not a moment too soon. Finally we do have the goal-line technology that answers the question of whether a goal is indeed a goal or not.  About time too I hear you screaming “and why has it taken so long?”

Hawk-Eye goal-line technology uses cameras

Changing History

We may well jest about that Geoff Hurst goal in 1966  (the year I was born) but it’s not t...

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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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Future Flight Super Bowl Li Live Fan Festival in Houston

What Houston Holds For Fans This Super Bowl Live Fan Festival.

What Houston Holds For Fans This Super Bowl Live Fan Festival.

What Houston Holds For Fans This Super Bowl Live Fan Festival.

Football fans planning on attending the 2017 Super Bowl Live Fan Festival in Houston have a lot to look forward. The innovative fan fest will be held at the Discovery Green, and will run from the January 28 through February 5, 2017. The Houston Super Bowl Host Committee unveiled “WOW” plans designed to take fans on a space exploration trip to the planet Mars and then have people dropped back to earth in ample time to watch the game at NRG Stadium. The first of its kind fan experience has been dubbed Future Flight and is a result of the combined effort between the host committee and NASA...

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Colin Kaepernick Destined to Seat Alone in National Anthem Protest

Colin Kaepernick Destined to Seat Alone in National Anthem Protest

Colin Kaepernick Destined to Seat Alone in National Anthem Protest - Sports Techie blog, USA Today image.

Colin Kaepernick Destined to Seat Alone in National Anthem Protest – Sports Techie blog, USA Today image.

Myke Tavares caused some controversy when he suggested that he would remain seated during the national anthem in the Eagles’ next preseason game. Then all the hullaballoo died down when Tavares retracted his statement soon afterward, which doesn’t really say anything to anyone who only cares about the online NFL Betting Odds...

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MLB Partners With SportIM For Bet Data Integrity Monitoring

SportIM, Major League Baseball Announce Landmark Partnership To Protect Integrity Of Data And Events.

SportIM, Major League Baseball Announce Landmark Partnership To Protect Integrity Of Data And Events.

MLB Partners With SportIM For Bet Data Integrity Monitoring

Sport Integrity Monitor (SportIM) in the UK and Major League Baseball formed a new data monitoring partnership that is flying under the sports betting world radar but is truly a high-impact announcement that the Sports Techie community blog readers and followers should pay attention to because of the possible repercussions on the wagering on MLB games and events. I chatted with Chris Dougan, MD US Operations, SportIM, about this sports technology driven story in luau of the recent news out of New York about the cease and desist order by the state attorney general telling daily fantasy sports operators such as FanDuel and DraftKing...

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Sports More Accessible Than Ever Before

You can watch almost any sport at any time on any device and access scores and data more quickly than ever thought possible.

You can watch almost any sport at any time on any device and access scores and data more quickly than ever thought possible.

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.

Sports More Accessible Than Ever Before - Sports Techie blog.

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How Fantasy Football Has Totally Changed the Way Fans Watch the Game

Fantasy Football is Big Business

Fantasy Football is Big Business

How Fantasy Football Has Totally Changed the Way Fans Watch the Game

Thanks to advances in technology, football fans are no longer limited to watching NFL games in person, on over-the-air channels and radio, or waiting for tomorrow’s newspaper to get the latest information on team and individual performances. The Sports Techie blog is thrilled about the role sports tech has played in developing the fantasy sports industry into an augmentation of a fans’ daily lifestyle.

Cable and satellite TV have made it possible to watch nearly any game. With just an internet connection and an inexpensive mobile smartphone, fans can now get game stats and analytics in real time from just about anywhere...

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