Monthly Archives May 2019

The Best Mobile Apps for The Sports Junkie

The Best Mobile Apps for The Sports Junkie

Nowadays there is a mobile application for just about anything, but it’s the applications that change our lives which really stand out. Being a sports fanatic means staying up to date with the latest scores, keeping up with transfers and recruitments and every so often, placing a cash wager for the fun of it. The Sports Techie community blog encourages our followers and readers to use sports tech apps as a compliment for any sport activity and please, never wager money you cannot afford to lose...

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Sports Betting Data During NBA Finals Drives Content and Fan Engagement

Today, you don’t have to make a trip to Las Vegas to place a NBA Finals sports bet or risk a relationship by making wagers with your friends.

Did anyone bet on the Golden State Warriors to be in five straight NBA Finals? Probably not since Las Vegas casinos would have certainly leaked this amazing sports wagering news by now after shorthanded DubNation swept the Portland Trail Blazers in 3 straight second half comeback games for the ages culminated by triple-double performances by Steph Curry and Draymond Green in game 4, a first in NBA Playoffs history by two players on the same team...

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StreamAMG OTT Streaming Vitality Netball World Cup 2019 For INF Fans Worldwide

Friday 7 August – UGANA vs ZAMBIA. Players in action during a Preliminary Round match on Day 1 of Netball World Cup 2015 SYDNEY. Photo: Narelle Spangher (NWC2015 Media)

International Netball Federation (INF) entered the direct to consumer OTT technology service thanks to an agreement with StreamAMG to provide the official World Netball live streaming and event app beginning in June. The Vitality Netball World Cup 2019 (VNWC2019) played in Liverpool during July is a showcase for this sports tech deal featuring iOS and Android apps. The Sports Techie community blog has not blogged about Netball before this first one...

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What Needs to be In Your Golf cart? A Guide for Beginners

Golf cart riding John Daly at the 2019 PGA Championship at Bethpage Black

Golf isn’t a super popular game worldwide unless Tiger Woods is playing for another Majors win, this time at Bethpage Black State Park Golf Course during the 2019 PGA Championship as he chases Jack Nicklaus and his elusive 18 Major victories. Or, perhaps a part compelling and part paparazzi story comes along such as maverick John Daly riding in a golf cart at the 2019 PGA Championship because the PGA Americans with Disabilities Act committee decided his arthritic knee warranted such a caveat. Tiger Woods made a joke out it during a press conference. I believe Tiger’s attitude is not comical but sad because it further perpetuates the elitism that surrounds golf for the masses...

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Guinness PRO14 Rugby Streaming Via StreamAMG OTT Video Platform Forever Changing Sport

Guinness PRO14 and StreamAMG launch rugby union’s first-ever tournament OTT service

Guinness PRO14 Rugby Union is the first to deliver OTT (Over The Top) video streaming directly to fans thanks to a new partnership with StreamAMG. The Sports Techie community blog is honored to share this sports tech news with our dedicated readers and followers. My son Kellan has Irish in him on his Mom’s side and I like rugby a lot as do many a fan in Ireland, the UK and around the world. The implementation of the official Guinness PRO14 direct-to-consumer platform is part of a video stream trend across sports properties, including ESPN+...

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College Football – How to Get Closer to the Action

NCAAF Game Fan Experience

Every Saturday, you sit yourself down in front of your TV just to cheer on the team representing your Alma mater, place of birth or where you currently live. Do you pay no mind to the NFL or the CFL, and much prefer the NCAA Football? If so, then you’re just like the majority of the sport-loving American nation — you’re a keen fan of college football, especially around here in the deep South, home of the SEC and ACC. The Sports Techie community blog has collegiate football fan readers and followers located all over the world.

If you ever get tired of only ever getting your football fix through a screen, why not get closer to the action? There are plenty of ways you can involve yourself more with the game of college football, some of which can be found...

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Future of Sport Lab, MLSE and Ryerson University Sports Tech Startup Cohorts

Six sports tech startups workshopped their innovations across Ryerson University and MLSE teams and venues

Ryerson University and Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment incubated six inaugural sports tech startups within the Future of Sport Lab (FSL) ecosystem.  The startup businesses then pitched their technology and business plans to more than 100 eager business leaders in the space from across Canada at the Mattamy Centre in Toronto, Ontario. The Sports Techie community blog chatted with Dr. Cheri Bradish, Director of Future of Sport Lab, about the immersive programming each startup received. Included is a partnership with the Ted Rogers School of Business, mentorship within the FSL network of professionals and academics, as well as access to investors and leading academies...

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