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Sports Gambling May Soon Be Legal Outside Las Vegas

Sports Gambling May Soon Be Legal Outside Las Vegas – Sports Techie blog.

Sports betting and gambling may soon be legal outside of Las Vegas perhaps by next year in states like New Jersey from all indications. NBA commissioner Adam Silver to former MLB commish Fay Vincent are making statements indicating they are betting on this sea of change happening  in the near future even though an ongoing lawsuit by the leagues, NCAA and the United States Justice Department says otherwise...

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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...

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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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Sports Tech And The Future Of Football

“Sports Technology And The Future Of Football”

Soccer is a wonderful game and it’s the most popular team sport on the planet but for reasons unknown, it is for sure the most sports tech phobic of all. Fans like me understand the need to integrate technology into games as best as possible to help human official decide play outcomes, rule decisions and unsportsmanlike penalties, to name of few case uses. Then there is the ‘old school’ fan like my Dad that truly believe the human element is a critical component of sports that needs to stay in place no matter what.  Club Football Online created an infographic titled, “Technology And The Future Of Football” to shine light on this important topic...

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Not even #CaptainAmerica is immune to sports related #concussion. #football #soccer #hockey #kids

Not even #CaptainAmerica is immune to sports related #concussion.

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Is Your Child’s Brain Safe Playing Contact Sports?

The Sports Techie community blog has reported about the dangers of concussions in most all sports since I launched our sports technology business four years ago, but the alarming audacity by sports leagues, associations and federations to cover up the facts when it comes to the concussion dangers present to youth in sport has gone on long enough for me not to stand up against this sad cover up.

Making an Impact on Head injuries: The Tech Behind Football Helmets

Making an Impact on Head injuries: The Tech Behind Football Helmets

The Risk Of Brain Injuries Shifts As Children Grow Up, via NPR.

Of course, children’s brains can be injured falling off a stair or playing in the yard as they transition through their...

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MLB Postseason Player Of The Day Topps Wall Art Featured SFG World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner

MLB Postseason Player Of The Day Topps Wall Art Featured SFG World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner - Sports Techie blog.

MLB Postseason Player Of The Day Topps Wall Art Featured SFG World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner – Sports Techie blog.

MLB Postseason Player Of The Day Topps Wall Art Featured SFG World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner

Once again, the Topps Company makes it awesome to be a kid, collector and sport fan by providing the first-ever, fans and statistical influenced, wall art prints of World Series players, including, San Francisco Giants MVP Madison Bumgarner. The MLB postseason was a sports technology extravaganza with Fox Sports upgrading their 2014 broadcast with new digital products used to enhance the viewing experience, and so did Topp.com by creating a one of a kind wall art for every MLB postseason day using the tagline “MLB Playoff Player of the Day,” selected by Topps and Bloomberg S...

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Sports Technology Infographic – Helping Sport Referees And Officials For Over A Decade

Sports Technology Infographic – Helping Sport Referees And Officials For Over A Decade

Sports Technology has been helping referees and official at major events and tournaments increase their accuracy with correct calls as this Newark/Electronic 14 Infographic about “Technology in Sport” – helps to show. The Sports Techie community blog readers may remember our launch during the 2010 South Africa World Cup when FIFA had no goal-line tech in place and it cost England dearly against Germany on an obvious blown goal call. Our contribution for Intel covered the implementation of goal-line technology during the 2014 FIFA World Cup and other sports tech...

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2013 World Series Social Media Metrics Breakdown

2013 World Series Social Media Metrics Breakdown

2013 World Series Social Media Metrics Breakdown

The World Series social media numbers over the first three games provided insight into fans mindset and feelings. This Sports Techie community blog summary discusses the social media analytics produced on the official Twitter, Google+, Foursquare and Facebook accounts during the 2013 World Series of the Boston Red Sox and St. Louis Cardinals fandome. The fantastic data is provided by the Dachis Group, a social media tracking company. Unprecedented MLB endings to games three were reflected in the engagement activity by the always knowledgeable and loyal Red Sox fans and Cards fans.

2013 World Series Social Media Metrics Breakdown - Sports Techie blog

2013 World Series Social Media Metrics Breakdown – Sports Techie blog

Game 1-3 Social Media Summaries

The summaries of games 1 and 2/3 (combined) are reflective of...

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HOW TO HELP YOUR KID BE A GREAT TEAM PLAYER

How to Help Your Kid Be a Great Team Player”

How to Help Your Kid Be a Great Team Player”

Team sports start pretty early these days, with kids as young as four and five enrolling in soccer and tee ball leagues. For most kids, that’s just the beginning. They’ll go on to participate in team sports throughout their school years and sometimes into their college ones. Besides sports, being part of a team will also be a requirement in the classroom and on the playground, and the same skills your child needs on the field can help him throughout life. Here are some key things to teach your child about being a great team player.

Teach him that there is no I in TEAM. This saying is still popular among coaches because it’s so true. Kids, by nature, are self-focused...

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HOW TO FOSTER GOOD SPORTSMANSHIP IN YOUR KIDS WITH THE SPORTS TECHIE PLEDGE

Parent and Family Role Models

Parent and Family Role Models

Participation in group sports has a wide range of benefits for kids, from teaching them valuable teamwork skills to encouraging physical fitness and active play. However, organized sports can also bring out the worst in kids if they’re not taught the importance of good sportsmanship and why they should always work to be good sports. Fostering a sense of good sportsmanship starts at home, and isn’t the sole responsibility of coaches. These tips can help you create an environment in which sportsmanship reigns supreme and avoid potential problems with kids’ behavior later.

HOW TO FOSTER GOOD SPORTSMANSHIP IN YOUR KIDS - Sports Techie blog

HOW TO FOSTER GOOD SPORTSMANSHIP IN YOUR KIDS – Sports Techie blog

Start Early

As with many important behavioral lessons, helping kids understand and exhibit good sportsmanship is easier ...

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