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For Soccer Ventures Acquiring FootyCon, The Association and Kicks To The Pitch Accelerates US Football

For Soccer Ventures

For Soccer Ventures is out to accelerate American football through the acquisition of FootyCon, The Association and Kicks To The Pitch, helping to make the vision investor Richie Graham has closer to reality. This investment firm in Philadelphia is geared towards philanthropy in the sport using long-term goals and a pledge of $50 million to seek out, acquire and manage businesses in order to grow soccer across the United States. The Sports Techie community blog is a part of the network used by For Soccer Ventures to share this story and others that represent the company ambition to grow soccer with a youthful, energetic and positive outlook as indicated by these three initial acquisitions...

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Nike Football Sports Tech Upgrades Traz Powell Stadium For Miami-Dade County Public Schools

Nathaniel Traz Powell Stadium

Nike used sports tech to upgrade Nathaniel Traz Powell Stadium in Miami-Dade County for high school football games using a sustainability initiative the week of Super Bowl LIV generating maximum exposure for the sport while improving player performance and the fan experience for the 8,000-seat capacity venue. The Sports Techie community blog virtually applauds Nike and the Florida school district for making this so for the many sport playing kids and teenagers in the seven local powerhouse schools in Miami that call this stadium their home field. The $2 million and nine-month renovation of the ‘The Mecca’ included the new playing field, track around the field and press box, plus new locker rooms, lighting and a state-of-the-art scoreboard...

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College Football Hall of Fame Sensory Inclusion Free Month Visit

The College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta is an amazing sports museum and is offering free entry presented by Chick-fil-A and Coca-Cola for the month of August as they celebrate their birthday. I took advantage of the opportunity this past Sunday accompanied by my 6-year old son and his two-year old brother. Yes, the facility has amazing, immersive sports tech but they also have a Kulture City (KC) sensory certification, the first business in the city to do so making it a real win-win. I went to the official CFB Hall of Fame grand opening in 2014 as a blogger, and then returned with my boy at another date to learn more about the special needs, inclusion program because Kellan is on the autism spectrum...

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DONGTU Gif Platform in China Partners with NHL and Paris Saint-Germain Football Club

The NHL and Paris Saint-Germain Football Club partnered with DONGTU in China to deliver GIF’s behind the Chinese firewall and reach their massive sports and Internet friendly fan base. What is a GIF? Think of it as an animated image that is shared on social media channels as messages and comments for communication purposes. Dongtu deliver’s GIF’s through the country’s largest micro-content network resulting in 2.5 billion views daily. The startup features native integration with WeChat and strategic partnerships with the likes of Alibaba, Tencent and Baidu. More than 75 million views per month, 700 million daily searches and over 3,000 integrated apps make their network a potential mega-web-biz...

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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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New Mayo Clinic Comeback Player Of The Year Award College Football

Collegiate Football Players Overcoming Adversity to be Recognized with Mayo Clinic Comeback Player of the Year Award

New award presented by CoSIDA, The Associated Press and the Fiesta Bowl Organization honors players at all levels that have persevered to achieve on the college football field.

College football across the nation produces countless true stories of adversity and the Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) together with The Associated Press (AP) and the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl Organization will now recognize ten such players with the new honor sponsored by the Mayo Clinic...

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Lenovo Smart Display Fantasy Football GameChanger

LENOVO SMART DISPLAY WITH THE GOOGLE ASSISTANT.

Lenovo Smart Display is a Google Assistant smart speaker, home assistant and most important, sports information display. Smart speakers understand and communicate as a smart home control system and more. This is also an Entertainment hub that uses large, bright full-HD or HD display with wide-angle viewing. It is compatible with Google Assistant, Alexa, and most smartphones. A new series of Smart Display YouTube videos was launched today by Lenovo and are way cute. When they use a family situation, close your eyes and picture fantasy football Sunday or Premier League odds with this device leading the way as soon as you awake.

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Matthew Berry Game Changer Awarded To World Championship Of Fantasy Football

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP OF FANTASY FOOTBALL NAMED FIRST-EVER “MATTHEW BERRY GAME CHANGER” AWARD WINNER

Winning the inaugural Matthew Berry Game Changer Award earned the World Championship of Fantasy Football (WCOFF) a check for $200,000, the Crystal Trophy and a piece of sports tech history. With the NFL 2018 season and training camp less than a month away, the 2018 Fantasy Sports Trade Association (FSTA) Conference was hosted in Minneapolis by U.S. Bank Stadium, home of last season’s Super Bowl LII won by the Philadelphia Eagles. If you play or want to play fantasy football, either traditional or daily, Berry is the ESPN go-to guy for expert insight as their Senior Fantasy Analyst...

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Miami Dolphins To Award Ephesus LED Sports Lighting To High School Football Field

Eaton and the Miami Dolphins to Award Free Ephesus LED Sports Lighting System to a Miami-Dade or Broward County High School Football Field

Eaton and the Miami Dolphins to Award Free Ephesus LED Sports Lighting System to a Miami-Dade or Broward County High School Football Field.

The Miami Dolphins together with Eaton, a power management company, are awarding a free Ephesus LED sports lighting system valued at more than $100,000 to a local high school football field as part of the “Light Like the Pros” community programming initiative. The Sports Techie community blog covers sustainability related stories and trends such as this unique program that upgrades a lucky facility with state-of-the-art energy efficient retrofit solution lights...

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EA Sports FIFA And Premier League Football Sports Tech Sponsorship

Review of the EA sports and Premier League sponsor arrangement.

Technology company sponsorships in football are lighting up the sports business and fan experience worlds. The Sports Techie community blog reaches fans worldwide and so do sport and tech activations involving soccer. Whether it’s the Premier League in the UK, UEFA Champions League and La Liga, Bundesliga or the MLS here in the United States, technology brands are partnering with football clubs in order to develop and activate digital marketing campaigns that are engaging, fun and rewarding for all ages but especially the millennial and genZ demographics. Let’s review the EA Sports and Premier League sponsorship arrangement.

As the Lead Partner until the 2018/19 season, EA Sports enjoys an expanded partnership involving on...

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