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Kobe Bryant Impacted Sports Tech Like A Champion Sports Techie

Dear Basketball, created and narrated by Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant is forever remembered in infamy now as an international basketball legend but you may not realize he was into sports tech from his youth until passing away at the age of 41 in a helicopter crash last Sunday in the Southern California San Fernando Valley. The tragic accident claimed the lives of nine souls including his daughter Gianna, as well as a fellow Whittier College Poet, Sarah (George) Chester, and her daughter Payton, also 13 years old as was Kobe and his wife Vanessa’s second eldest child...

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Ultimate Rivals Sports Game Franchise By Bit Fry Gaming Studios Available On Apple Arcade

All-Star Athletes From NHL, NBA, NFL, MLB, WNBA and US Women’s National Soccer Team Take to the Ice in “Ultimate Rivals: The Rink

Bit Fry is not a software code, fishing recipe or the nickname of the techie kid next door rather it is new, officially licensed sports gaming franchise featuring top players across all the major sport leagues. This is a first video game of its kind created by Bit Fry Game Studios located in New Hampshire. These smart game developers signed significant licensing agreements with nice professional sports organizations...

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Sportradar To Sell Official NFL Data And Next Gen Stats To Sports Betting Operators

Sportradar To Sell Official NFL Data and Next Gen Stats to Legal Sports Betting Operators

The term, “You can’t have your cake and eat it too,” is how I am defining the sports tech news announced yesterday regarding the new deal involving official NFL data and Next-Gen Stats distributed both domestically and internationally to legalized betting companies through an updated deal with Sportradar. This marks the first time the NFL has agreed to supply play-by-play data sets and advanced stats in real-time that are compiled then analyzed in order to set National Football League wagering odds and prop bets in real-time for traditional sports betting. According to ESPN, “Live audiovisual NFL game feeds also will be supplied to sportsbooks outside of the U.S...

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Zion Williamson Ranked An 81 In NBA 2K20 Release On 2KDay, Got Next!

Zion Williamson First Look 81 NBA 2K20 Rating

NBA 2K fans and gamers are looking forward to watching and becoming Zion Williamson when NBA 2K20 releases around the world on 2KDay, September 6, 2019. The number one pick of this year’s NBA draft by the New Orleans Pelicans, Zion is considered a generational talent the likes of current superstars Lebron James, Kevin Durant and Giannis Antetokounmpo. His NBA 2K ranking of an 81 makes him the highest rated rookie since 2011. The multiyear partnership with video game publisher, Take-Two Interactive Software, ensures his likeness into the video game, his presence at events aimed at consumers, brand initiates and social media activations. The Sports Techie community blog is virtually pumped up to play, Got Next!

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The Collision of Sports and Retail

The sports industry in North America is projected to be near $74 billion this year. The very best athletes like Lebron James, Serena Williams, Messi, and all the way back to Michael Jordan have changed the way marketers and advertisers reach target audiences. Many of these superstar athletes have earned billion dollar endorsements deals when looked at over the course of a career because of brands like Nike, Gatorade, Puma and so many more.

Because of this, the New Jersey Institute of Technology just released this detailed data visualization for members in the sports business and marketing community. I am passing the terrific information along to the Sports Techie community blog followers and readers because sports tech like the Fitbit is playing a bigger roll each year.

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Why is Golf the Sportsman’s Sport?

It is no secret that golf is a popular pastime amongst many professionals, and it seems that is also true for elite athletes

Why is Golf the Sportsman’s Sport?

How many times have you seen pictures and/or videos of top sportsmen and women of other sports on the golf course? Be it Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton, England and Tottenham Hotspur soccer star Harry Kane or five-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback Tom Brady, it seems that golf truly is the sportsmen’s sport of choice.

It is no secret that golf is a popular pastime amongst many professionals, and it seems that is also true for elite athletes. Not that golf, in itself, isn’t a gruelling sport all of its own, but its relaxed and gentle pace allows athletes to remove themselves from their high-octane careers.

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Ohio University Online Master in Coaching Education infographic: The Evolving Modern Professional Athlete.

New Motion-Tracking Tech Allows NBA Fans to See Players Like Never Before.

New Motion-Tracking Tech Allows NBA Fans to See Players Like Never Before.

With the Rio 2016 Olympics at a close and the Paralympics underway, there were many exciting stories to come out of this year’s events including those with a sports technology focus, yet none received as much media attention as 12-time Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte and his three USA Swimming teammates involvement in the gas station fiasco down in Brazil which came to light after a video was revealed catching them all in a cover up lie. Hope Solo was suspended by US Soccer from the women’s national team after critical remarks she made after a semifinals soccer loss to team Sweden in Rio...

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NBA Draft 2015 Digital Content Available On NBA.com, NBA Mobile And Gametime App

NBA Digital to Present Weeklong Coverage of 2015 NBA Draft Presented by State Farm® Featuring the Latest News, Highlights and Storylines Across All Screens.

NBA Digital to Present Weeklong Coverage of 2015 NBA Draft Presented by State Farm® Featuring the Latest News, Highlights and Storylines Across All Screens.

NBA Draft 2015 Digital Content Available On NBA.com, NBA Mobile And Gametime App

The 2015 NBA Draft Presented by State Farm is Thursday, August 25 and NBA Digital has been streaming weeklong multi-screen coverage to connected fans eager to stay on top of live and original programming. The NBA.com and NBA Mobile exclusive content delivered to devices includes, breaking news, highlights, expert analysis, behind-the-scenes access, deep dive previews of the best prospects and human interest stories. Turner Sports creates terrific NBA terrific sport technology our readers and followers can learn more about at this link, here...

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NBA Digital Streaming Playoffs Coverage Across The Networks TV, Web And Mobile Assets

NBA Digital to Provide Comprehensive Coverage of 2015 NBA Playoffs With More Than 1,500 Hours of Programming Across NBA TV, NBA.com & NBA Mobile.

NBA Digital to Provide Comprehensive Coverage of 2015 NBA Playoffs
With More Than 1,500 Hours of Programming Across NBA TV, NBA.com & NBA Mobile.

NBA Digital Streaming Playoffs Coverage Across The Networks TV, Web And Mobile Assets

The 2015 NBA Playoffs begin this weekend and NBA Digital has it covered with extensive programming totaling more than 1,500 hours. NBA.com is prepared to deliver multiscreen content, customize hub pages for each playoff series and social media engagement for online fans. NBA TV is offering up to nine original programming games. Finally, NBA Mobile brings online fans all the real-time news, information and data about the teams, players and coaches via the NBA Game Time app. The Sports Techie community blog here based in Atlanta is excited to share this NBA sports ...

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NYC NBA All-Star Game Digital Content Available Via NBA TV, NBA.com And NBA Mobile

NBA TV and NBA.com live streaming daily content highlights for NBA All-Star 2015.

NBA TV and NBA.com live streaming daily content highlights for NBA All-Star 2015.

NYC NBA All-Star Game Digital Content Available Via NBA TV, NBA.com And NBA Mobile

The sports technology related content unveiled today about NBA Digital, co-managed by Turner Sports and the NBA, and their ultimate coverage of the NBA All-Star 2015 events in New York City is a fan experience dream. It has been my privilege to develop new relationships with Turner Sports executives here in Georgia for the benefit of the Sports Techie community blog readers and followers. As a result, fans can find out more about the multimedia delivery across NBA TV, NBA.com and NBA Mobile tailored for TV and mobile devices including Sunday’s NBA All-Star Game simulcast on TNT and TBS for first time.

NYC NBA All-Star Game Digital Content Available Via NBA TV, NBA.com And NBA Mobile - Sports Techie blog

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