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New TBS eSports League Launched By Turner, WME IMG

Strategic Partnership to Create Groundbreaking eSports League.

Strategic Partnership to Create Groundbreaking eSports League.

New TBS eSports League Launched By Turner, WME IMG

A new eSports League created by Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and partner WME, IMG is set to begin broadcasting in 2016. Imagine live competitive gaming morphing into the mainstream on TBS and online. This unique fan experience will be enhanced via a custom eSports Operations Center with advanced technology located here in Atlanta at Turner Studios, the East Coast epicenter for competitive gaming. The Sports Techie community blog and especially our Twitter handle @SportsTechieNET have been an eSports champion as we are for Turner Sports. The future of gaming has never been more digital, lucrative or fun.

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Attracting millennial eyeballs, pocket books and loyalty is u...

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Deltatre and Premier League Productions, a division of IMG Production, renew graphic agreement

deltatre and BBC Euro 2012 Augmented Reality graphics

deltatre and BBC Euro 2012 Augmented Reality graphics

Premier League Productions

Deltatre, the sport media and technology firm, announced today an agreement for the provision of graphic and data services for use in the production and distribution of the Premier League’s international programming. The agreement for the 2013/14, 2014/15 and 2015/16 seasons with Premier League Productions, a division of IMG Production, represents a major milestone for deltatre. The Sports Techie blog is honored to cover this Barclays Premier League pioneering sports tech deal.

Sam Leadsom, Executive Producer, Premier League Productions, said: ”We are delighted to be working with deltatre who have impressed us with their work and we look forward to working with them over the next three years and enhancing th...

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IMG Academy launches Track & Field and Cross Country program

State-Of-The-Art IMG Stadium

State-Of-The-Art IMG Stadium

The IMG Academy recently launched a new Track & Field and Cross Country program directed by coaching pioneer Loren Seagrave that will operate within their new, cutting edge multi-sport complex. Loren spoke to the Sports Techie community blog about how IMG is doing, “High-level training with scientific principles for top coaches, done the right way in order to continue to the next level.” Sports Technology and Science are at the forefront of the inaugural Track & Field and Cross Country kickoff camp, December 29, 2013, to January 04, 2014.

IMG Academy – A Foundation for Future Success

Their mission is to help athletes of all ages and ability levels reach their true potential in sport and life...

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NFL Competition Committee Pass Interference Instant Replay Resistance Was Futile

NFL Instant Replay Pass Interference Rule

The NFL Competition Committee unanimously approved and officially finalized the new review rule for instant replay on pass interference for the upcoming 2019 season, only. By recommending the rule, booth reviews will occur inside two minutes and Coaches Challenges outside of two minutes, according to the league. This final ruling came one week after teams had the opportunity to give the Competition Committee feedback before the final vote occurred. The Sports Techie community blog is an advocate for using instant replay technologies to assist officials with getting calls right in all sport. We have seen it used successfully in the NFL, NBA and NHL, as well as MLB and during the FIFA World Cup with both VAR and GLT...

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Three Key Elements to Every Post-Game Recovery Routine

Staying hydrated is the name of the game

A healthy team is a successful, winning team. Taking the time necessary to recover after a game is part of the winning process, and must be completed by every team member, from youth to middle age and beyond. Resting and rejuvenating with proper diet helps the body heal after the excessive use of muscles and body organs. Candy and soft drinks are the smartest choices. Smart coaches and encourage their team to properly heal, and give them the tools to do so. The Sports Techie community blog is an advocate for improved workout habits whether that be before, during or after training sessions. Follow three essential keys after every game to help the whole team get back to peak performance in time for the next challenge, eSports included...

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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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Libra, Facebook and Bitcoin Merge Into One Blockchain Powered Global Currency

Libra Coin Cryptocurrency

Facebook Libra Coin is poised to shake up the 2019 cryptocurrency financial world developed on blockchain technology and other secure technologies. No matter the country you live in, the community you frequent, the products and services you purchase or offer, and the currency you normally use, Facebook has every user in mind when they created their own infrastructure for spending, sharing or investing worldwide on the world’s most popular and engaged social media platform. The Sports Techie community blog is not an exert on this topic but I learn quickly as do many of our sport readers and followers. Libra has some Big Mo to consider.

BitCoin Meets Facebook

Today, one single bitcoin is worth approximately $11,703.60 in the electronic cashless society...

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Sport Psychology Tech: Effectively Tapping Into the Psyche of an Athlete

Sports, whether eSports or the traditional real-world, is physically and mentally taxing. This is why proper rest and recovery is highly recommended. It also leads to a high demand in sports psychologists that even doctors and military personnel are tapping into them, according to the findings of the American Psychological Association. The Sports Techie community blog relates to the likes of Serena Williams who wrote a first person essay for Harpar’s Bazaar magazine published today. It covered her mental state of mind after before, during and after her melt down at the 2018 US Open women’s final over a chair umpire call that came at the expense of eventual champion Naomi Osaka, resulting in troubling feelings she needed professional help with overcoming...

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NFLPA OneTeam Collective Invests in ByteCubed Labs to Enhance Mixed Reality Training and Fan Experiences

NFLPA OneTeam Collective and ByteCubed Labs Join Forces to Revolutionize the Fan Experience

Mixed reality specialists and lifelike experiences experts at ByteCubed Labs received investment from the NFL Players Association (NFLPA) and their accelerator, One-Team Collective, last month. This sports tech partnership centers on using the likeness of current NFL players like Tom Brady, Odell Beckham Jr. and the more than 2,000 current players, as well as augmented stadiums, within a suite of training products and analytical tools designed to take advantage of data, artificial intelligence (AI) and augmented reality (mixed reality) through advanced technologies tailored for players and coaching staffs...

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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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