Elite Turf Power System By Act Global Comes To America

Elite Turf’s POWER System By Act Global

Elite Turf USA recently partnered with Act Global to bring a more sustainable artificial grass to the United States, previously only available in Europe. COVID-19 raised health awareness for all and made safety more paramount for athletes. Thousands of synthetic turf fields in ballparks, arenas and stadiums, and park and recreation facilities across the nation are using crumbling rubber tire infill and rubber tire mulch, reported to be loaded with carcinogens and irritants. Breathing, skin and eye issues, as well as cancer have long been associated with the use of rubber synthetic turf...

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Fauci Opening Day TOPPS NOW Card Sets Sales Record

TOPPS NOW® card depicting Major League Baseball opening night first pitch by Dr. Anthony Fauci sold a record 51,512 copies.

COVID-19 is surging across much of America and so was Dr. Anthony Facui’s TOPPS NOW card illustrating his MLB opening day first pitch last Thursday before the New York Yankees and Washington Nationals game as it sold a record 51,512 cards distributed via the TOPPS Company platform...

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2020 NFL Season: Health, and Safety Concerns

So what can we expect from the NFL as far as new protocols and safely regulations related to the world’s latest disaster, SARS-2 COVID 19?

We are just a little over a month away from regular-season NFL football and pre-season kicks off in just a few weeks.

So what can we expect from the NFL as far as new protocols and safely regulations related to the world’s latest disaster, SARS-2 COVID 19?

The Sports Techie community blog understands the need for all those associated with the National Football League to know that Commissioner Goodell, who sits on President’s Trumps sports business reopening committee, has a well thought out, science and medical expert-driven, training camp and regular season COVID-19 plan which as of now has not been approved by the NFLPA.

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How the Digital Revolution is Changing the Sports World

NBA teams can tweak their playing habits through wearable sensors that measure important in-game statistics – Photo by JC Gellidon via Unsplash

The sports world is perched on the cusp of a digital insurgency, and everyone who matters is participating, from the NFL to the NBA. The Sports Techie community blog believes COVID-19 has changed digital strategies for sports properties, media, teams, and athletes, making the accelerated prioritization of sports tech a must if it wasn’t already so before the virus spread around the world in late 2019 and early 2020. New technologies are bringing audiences together and building connections between sports organizations, but the technological landscape has more to offer than mere globalization...

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For Soccer Ventures New Podcast Network, Orange Slices Show And Girls Soccer Network Partnership

“Orange Slices,” is hosted by former U.S. Men’s National Team star Heath Pearce and rising American star Mark McKenzie of the Philadelphia United

The American soccer family now has three new content focused, For Soccer Ventures (FSV) initiatives people can engage with. All facets of player, fan and Soccer Mom can stay connected to the game with the first-ever, U.S. soccer-centric podcast network, their original show “Orange Slices” hosted by Heath Pearce and Mark McKenzie, as well a burgeoning Preferred Partnership with Girls Soccer Network (GSN). COVID-19 and soccer participation both continue to surge in numbers across the nation...

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Drew Carey Is A Manager Of Strat-O-Matic 2020 Baseball All Star Game Sim On Wizard World Virtual Experiences

No All-Star Game? No Problem, As Drew Carey, Slim Jim Phantom To Manage Teams As Strat-O-Matic Simulates Contest In Interactive Live Video July 14 Via Wizard World Virtual Experiences

Strat-O-Matic is simulating the 2020 baseball All-Star Game on July 14 with Drew Carey and Slim Jim Phantom serving as managers of the American League and National League teams, respectively. These friends and Strat veterans plan to video stream on the Wizard World TwitchFacebook and YouTube channels this Tuesday starting at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT. MLB fans can engage with each other as well as ask questions using the broadcast chat feature in hopes of receiving a response from the actor, comedian and host of “The Price is Right” or the Stray Cats drummer...

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US Sports Camps Delivering Famer Powered Virtual Summer Youth Camp Experience

Famer, US Sports Camps Partner to Launch Interactive Virtual Youth Camp Programs For Summer 2020

COVID-19 didn’t stop Famer from partnering with US Sports Camps on a new 2020 digital experience for the licensed operator of NIKE Sports Camps enabling them to deliver virtual, interactive training for their summer sports program while helping coaches get paid. Kids are home for summer and perhaps longer because of coronavirus so Famer and USSC decided to partner on this new concept and began testing last Spring in order to fill the void for the 100,000 campers that normally attend one or more of the 1,000 in-person sport camps across 16 different sports canceled for the first time in 48 years. USSC is considered the largest and most popular youth summer sports program in North America...

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THE Sports Techie LinkedIn Group Surpassing 5,000 Members Was Not Easy

Sports Techie LinkedIn Group
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The Sports Techie LinkedIn Group surpassed 5,000 members and upon reflection, it was one of the hardest challenges to set my sights on and achieve over the past decade as curator of the Sports Techie community blog. My gratitude goes out to those of you in this diverse sports technology group. Since 2010, as group owner and the group’s first member, I’ve vested all new members and only allow posts by actual members. Many groups on LinkedIn are less stringent about who they let in or what gets posted. I won’t name drop but our group has a wide variety of accomplished members from all over the globe. I am amazed by the career, life and societal accomplishments our members and contributors have attained...

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Will Live Sports Ever Be The Same Because of COVID-19?

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Live sports have changed because of coronavirus and may never be the same again, right? No one truly knows the answer as to COVID-19 best practices since this is a new pandemic...

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COVID-19 Can’t Stop Famer Virtual Launch Of NBPA Training Ground Presented By Spalding

Famer and the National Basketball Players Association launched the new NBPA Training Ground channel presented by Spalding for all skills levels to “Train with Us” on the app at a time when COVID-19 has shut down youth sports nationwide. Coronavirus can’t stop this NBPA virtual learning experience hosted on Famer’s sports coaching and mentorship mobile video platform from enabling young basketball players the ability to engage with professional players and top trainers and coaches. Kids and parents are able to communicate with these hoops experts on the fundamentals, drills and skills training, as well as strength and conditioning...

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