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Golf Channel Digital Deals In Japan Designed For Young Adults And Tokyo 2020

NBCUniversal Expands Golf Channel’s International Reach with Strategic Agreements in Japan.

Golf Channel and NBCUniversal announced two new business today deals in Japan as the buildup for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo continues. Arnold Palmer, co-founder of Golf Channel over two decades ago would be proud of this innovative NBCU International Distribution of the game he helped pioneer as a top PGA golfer. The strategic agreements are aimed at the younger Japanese demographics in the 18-34 year old range through an OTT digital platform on AbemaTV, Inc., and a partnership with linear TV platform WOWOW featuring LPGA and European Tour coverage...

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Strike zone sports technology by @MLBNetwork at the 2013 @WBCBaseball. #Japan #Maeda #TeamPR #WBC

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New Field of Dreams Ballpark Featuring White Sox and Yankees MLB Game Set For Aug 13, 2020

MLB at Field of Dreams Ballpark in Iowa Rendering

Major League Baseball announced that on August 13, 2020 the new Field of Dreams (© Universal City Studios LLC)  ballpark, “MLB at _Field of Dreams_” will be ready for the Chicago White Sox and New York Yankee game played in a temporary ballpark constructed in the cornfield next to the original ballfield used for the movie on the Lansing Family Farm, in Dyersville, Iowa. MLB and BrightView Holdings, Inc. plan to design the facility like the old Comiskey Park. Construction on the historical ballpark began this week and a video was release today showing drone footage of the area where it will be built next the original Field of Dreams. The Sports Techie community blog loves sport movies of all varieties...

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Is The Las Vegas Raiders Allegiant Stadium A Home Field Advantage?

Las Vegas Raiders Allegiant Stadium

Allegiant Stadium is the new name for the Las Vegas Raiders $1.9 billion state-of-the-art facility set to open in 2020 of which $750 million comes from public funding. Money the city of Oakland simply could not fork over in order to keep the NFL franchise in California making it a windfall for team owner team, Mark Davis. Allegiant Travel Company is the buildings title sponsor adding fuel to the worry many local Vegas residents have that season ticket prices for the NFL’s newest $2 billion stadium will be too much for many a local fan to purchase when you add in the costly personal site license fee to the price of tickets...

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NBC and Twitter Partner to Provide Live Coverage of Tokyo 2020, So What

NBC and Twitter Partner to Provide Live Coverage of Tokyo 2020

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games are truly a showcase event for sports technology. From the new Olympic Stadium, to the making of medals through donated phones, to robots developed by Mobility Sponsor, Toyota, to assist and guide patrons while interacting with athletes. Now NBC is jumping the shark by allowing Twitter to live stream the summer Olympic to users of the free social media platform. While live coverage will be limited, it marks another step in the direction of streaming for the cable giants at Comcast, owners of NBCUniversal, the Olympics rights holders, in the face of cable cutting madness...

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YouTube Streaming MLB Game of the Week for Free Next Thirteen Weeks

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YouTube and YouTubeTV Streaming MLB Game of the Week

Sports streaming scored with the deal between MLB and YouTube to stream the ‘Game of The Week’ on Thursday’s to viewers free of charge with no required sign-in. YouTubeTV will also broadcast these baseball games to subscribers. The exclusive 2019 season arrangement is a step in the direction of livestreaming as fans across the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico can watch the LA Dodgers at the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Ballpark in a live broadcasting event right now. The Sports Techie community blog has been watching two business trends, cutting cable while at the same time, delivery of sport events over the internet. This deal is a first for YouTube for exclusive delivery of live games...

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FIFA Women’s World Cup VAR Room Media Briefing Review

PARIS, FRANCE – JUNE 12: A view inside the VAR at the main IBC on June 12, 2019 in Paris, France. (Photo by Marianna Massey – FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

The FIFA TV media briefing today regarding refereeing and VAR was enlightening both as a fan of football and a sports tech expert. I especially enjoyed listening to Pierluigi Collina, Chairman of FIFA’s referee committee, he hails from Italy and speaks English with a very strong Italian accent. He was joined by Head of FIFA Referring Massimo Busacca, and Kari Seitz, FIFA Senior Refereeing Manager and head of the refereeing project for the Women’s World Cup in France. The sports tech event lasted about a hour and a half and was streamed worldwide...

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Belmont Stakes: Betting Odds 2019

Sir Winston, A Long Shot Delivered The Win At The Belmont Stakes

The last leg of the Triple Crown races, the Belmont Stakes, celebrated its 151st run in the ever-changing but at the same time highly traditional horse racing industry last June 8, 2019. The competition was over a long distance of 12 furlongs or 1 ½ miles. Various racehorses and tracks took part in the most awaited of events. Individuals from different locations in the world also take part in this sporting game. The Sports Techie community blog has deep concerns however about the Santa Anita racetrack where 29 horses have died or been put down since Christmas, 2018. California and other states are trying to ensure the safety of the horses and jockeys with independent reviews...

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The Talking Points From The 2018 World Cup in Russia

The Talking Points From The 2018 World Cup in Russia

The team behind BettingSites created an infographic which outlines some fascinating numbers and facts about the top 16 teams in WC’18.

It’s now more than three months since the 2018 World Cup ended on a high note with France lifting the trophy for the second time after a thrilling 4-2 win at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. But the interest surrounding it hasn’t gone yet, which is quite understandable considering that this World Cup is regarded as the best World Cup ever. The Sports Techie community blog was tuned in to the epic FIFA event through Fox Sports and streaming companies like YouTubeTV and Fubo TV. For me, Video Assistant Referee (VAR) technology was one of the stars of the month long show, including during the final match.

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Tennis Channel And WTA Sign TV, Digital Media And OTT Agreement

TENNIS CHANNEL AND WOMEN’S TENNIS ASSOCIATION FORM U.S. TELEVISION AND DIGITAL MEDIA PARTNERSHIP

TENNIS CHANNEL AND WOMEN’S TENNIS ASSOCIATION FORM U.S. TELEVISION AND DIGITAL MEDIA PARTNERSHIP.

Tennis Channel will be the U.S. television and digital media hub for the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) beginning in January 2019 after signing a five-year contract. More than 2,000 matches will be available for viewing including the tour championship, Premier and International tournaments, as well as the WTA Finals, all running January through October.  The Sports Techie community blog represents female tennis players, coaches and fans, providers and sponsors worldwide.  Tennis is sports tech ready to compete for young viewers in the United States after this wide-ranging business agreement.

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