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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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Sportico Sports Digital Content Is New Penske Media Sport Business Company

Sportico – The Business of Sports

Sportico is the newest sports business digital content property to enter into the worldwide media and publishing industries with the financial, technological and infrastructure backing of Penske Media Corporation (PMC). The entity’s name is a blend of “sport” and “company.” They plan to cover the business aspect of sports. Dick Glover and Scott Soshnick are the key sports and entertainment veteran executives at this new startup. Glover is President and CEO while Soshnick is their Editor in Chief and Head of Content. Scott chatted with the Sports Techie community blog about this new venture, working with Dick and joining the Penske Media brands, in addition to everything from eSports, COVID19 and stadiums...

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Ryder Cup 2020 Digitally Powered By PGA of America, European Tour and NBC Sports Group

PGA of America & European Tour Join Forces With NBC Sports for Global Ryder Cup Digital Platforms

Ryder Cup is going full on digital with the coming together of cross-continent media partners, PGA of America, European Tour and NBC Sports Group. The Sports Techie community blog last wrote about NBC Golf and the launch of GOLFPASS together with Rory McIIroy. Fans over the pond and here in the U.S. can look forward to a dedicated website generating content for both Team USA and Team Europe. A new app will deliver the latest Ryder Cup golfing news while enhancing the user experience on the course and for those not lucky enough to attend this riveting three-day competition. The Sports Techie community blog loves how each European fan comes together as one support fanbase...

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Favored USWNT and France To Set Digital, Social and Ticketing FIFA WWC Records While Fox Sports Simulcasts on Mega-Zilla

Fox Sports Set Digital and Social High Marks For FIFA WWC in France during USA match

The USWNT and France face each other today in a FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 quarterfinal match that is sure to break the digital, social and maybe even ticketing records for the tournament. Tournament broadcaster Fox Sports is streaming and will also simulcast the highly anticipated showdown to Times Square on the Mega-Zilla 4K screen for the ultimate soccer fan experience. Call in sick to work because this game at Parc des Princes stadium in Paris will surely break the existing record of 618,000 streamers set by the Team USA round-of-16 win over Spain on June 24. Fox Sports social media records were also achieved for the best day of the tourney on Twitter and YouTube...

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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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Canadian Soccer Business Buys Stadium Digital Sports Tech Provider

Canadian Soccer Business Powers Powers CPL, Acquires Stadium Digital

Canadian Soccer Business Acquires Stadium Digital – A full service digital media company and Canada’s Leading Fan Engagement Platform Provider

Canadian Soccer Business (CSB) located in Toronto is taking Team Canada and the new Canadian Premier League (CPL) launching in 2019 to new digital territories by acquiring sports tech company, Stadium Digital. Football fans across the nation can look forward the delivery of compelling content and live video streams as part of CSB’s mobile distribution strategy to provide more engagement between fans and their favorite sport leagues, teams and clubs with an eye towards the United 2026 World Cup. The Sports Techie community blog has followed the growth of Stadium Digital, a ful...

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Coors Light and University of Texas football Fanband digital pledge to “Drink Responsibly”.

The Fanband interactive wearable adds smart device value to merchandise for teams, sponsors and marketing campaigns using an NFC chip that also functions as the backbone of Apple Pay financial transactions.  A simple tap to interact (Tap2Interact) with the wristband is taking the fan experience and driving engagement to the next level. Apple has recently opened the technology up and companies like the NBA and the Nike are using it on jerseys and apparel as is Digitize Your Brand (DYB), an interactive merchandise company. The Sports Techie community blog chatted with Rich Stein, CEO of DYB, after they activated the St. Jude Marathon in Memphis...

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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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Canadian Hockey League Powered By Stadium Digital Provide Fans With CIBC Showdown Platform

Stadium Digital Powers New Interactive Engagement Platform for Canadian Hockey League and CIBC

CIBC Showdown showcases the best content from the OHL, WHL and QMJHL.

Stadium Digital and the Canadian Hockey League (CHL), partners with CIBC, unveiled a new, interactive fan engagement platform out of Toronto to showcase video, content and highlights. The OHL, WHL and QMJHL are providing fans throughout Canada with the CIBC Showdown digital video player designed to provide a technology-driven environment complete with social media sharing ability and voting on the weekly selection of the best highlight. The Sports Techie community blog readers and followers in North America and worldwide can also participate with this innovative online and mobile fan experience...

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Insight TV Powered By NeuLion OTT Ultra HD Entertainment Digital Platform

NeuLion and INsight TV Form Ultra HD Entertainment Partnership

INsight TV is a reality, entertainment and sports channel that takes the viewer on an adventurous journey to explore and interact with incredible stories.

INsight TV reality, entertainment, sports, and travel, Ultra HD channel has partnered with NeuLion to launch their OTT Ultra HD Entertainment Digital Platform enabling enhanced streaming of their linear and non-linear broadcasts across Europe and worldwide. The global factual entertainment channel and the leading technology product and service provider are a business match made for the Sports Techie community blog readers and followers...

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