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Future of Sport Lab, MLSE and Ryerson University Sports Tech Startup Cohorts

Six sports tech startups workshopped their innovations across Ryerson University and MLSE teams and venues

Ryerson University and Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment incubated six inaugural sports tech startups within the Future of Sport Lab (FSL) ecosystem.  The startup businesses then pitched their technology and business plans to more than 100 eager business leaders in the space from across Canada at the Mattamy Centre in Toronto, Ontario. The Sports Techie community blog chatted with Dr. Cheri Bradish, Director of Future of Sport Lab, about the immersive programming each startup received. Included is a partnership with the Ted Rogers School of Business, mentorship within the FSL network of professionals and academics, as well as access to investors and leading academies...

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Topps Unveils New Platform For Fans To Self-Design MLB and MLS Cards.

Topps Unveils New Platform For Fans To Self-Design MLB and MLS Cards.

Topps New Self-Design MLB And MLS Fan Trading Cards

Topps may have hit a digital home run with their new MLB and MLS trading cards designed to become a fan and collector must-have product. Fans have the online option to design their own custom cards at Topps.com. The Sports Techie blog conducted a Q&A with Jeff Heckman, Brand Manager for Topps, readable below. Topps is merging technology with sports to evolve the sport fan experience by letting customers create customized, authentic looking and professional quality, baseball and soccer, keepsakes and memorabilia that look and feel exactly as you want them to.

Customizable Trading Card- 2015 Topps Series One Baseball.

Customizable Trading Card- 2015 Topps Series One Baseball.

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Topps And MLS WORKS Launch Fan Customizable Healthy Habits Team Cards

Topps and MLS WORKS Partner On Customizable “Healthy Habits” Cards.

Topps and MLS WORKS Partner On Customizable “Healthy Habits” Cards.

Topps And MLS WORKS Launch Fan Customizable Healthy Habits Team Cards

Major League Soccer continues to push forward into the mindset of fans around the country with a customizable Healthy Habits Card produced by Topps Company, Inc., together with MLS WORKS. This innovative MLS community outreach initiative was designed for any age fan to create a personalized trading card with their image and favorite team jersey by following three steps of an interactive online process at getactivewithmls.com that highlights each person’s reasons for living a health conscious lifestyle...

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MLB, MLS Trading Cards By Topps And Bloomberg Sports Feature Baseball, Soccer Analytics

Topps and Bloomberg Sports Create Partnership to Revolutionize Baseball Trading Card Statistics with Advanced Analytics

Topps and Bloomberg Sports Create Partnership to Revolutionize Baseball Trading Card Statistics with Advanced Analytics

MLB, MLS Trading Cards By Topps And Bloomberg Sports Feature Baseball, Soccer Analytics

Topps has once again pushed the development of trading cards to another technological level, this time partnered with Bloomberg Sports to showcase advanced analytics. Topps released statistical analytics on the backs of Major League Soccer cards earlier this season, and also launched trading cards with the NFL with a fantasy football emphasis last month. The Sports Techie community blog readers and followers can look forward to fresh statistical content, graphics and charts on the flip-side of the 2014 Bowman Chrome Baseball cards being released by the end of September.

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Houston Dynamo Lead MLS adoption Of Performa Sports Player Development Solutions

Houston Dynamo Lead MLS adoption Of Performa Sports Player Development Solutions - Sports Techie blog

Houston Dynamo Lead MLS adoption Of Performa Sports Player Development Solutions – Sports Techie blog

The Houston Dynamo recently signed up with Performa Sports for real-time performance analysis and player development support, the first North American MLS franchise to do so. Joe Turley, Director of Marketing & Communications, Performa Sports, was en route to a video analysis session with an Irish League football club outside Dublin, Ireland when he responded to the Sports Techie community blog Q&A about the historical news that a respected U.S. Major League Soccer Club has agreed to use their game-changing sports tech tools. Their extended analytics, reporting, collaboration and storage software was designed for MLS football analysts, coaches and players to gain a competitive edge in spo...

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The @adidasUS Elite System debuts at the @MLS #MLSAllStar game! #smartsoccer #micoach

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Fastpoint Games Kelly Perdew and MLS Fantasy Soccer

MLSSoccer.com Salary Cap Challenge by Fastpoint Games

Fastpoint Games Kelly Perdew and MLS Fantasy Soccer
I signed up last night for one of the two new Major League Soccer fantasy games created with Fastpoint Games white label platform. It was free and easy to do just like Fastpoint CEO Kelly Perdew told me over the phone using my existing Facebook account to sign up seamlessly. Now I have a MLS Salary Cap Challenge team in the U.S. league with the name Sports Techie, who-ha.

As a two decade fantasy sport player, I recommend that you give this a whirl because the MLS and Fastpoint Games are blowing up and soccer is the next evolution in fantasy sports for you the fans...

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Will Live Sports Ever Be The Same Because of COVID-19?

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Live sports have changed because of coronavirus and may never be the same again, right? No one truly knows the answer as to COVID-19 best practices since this is a new pandemic...

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Influence of Coronavirus Break on the Physical and Mental Condition of Professional Athletes

When is a Player Match Fit?

When the normal flow in sports is interrupted, as is the case during the coronavirus pandemic, the consequences are always big because the continuity in work, as one of the most important things in sports training, is disturbed. The Sports Techie community blog is carefully observing the reopening of professional sport leagues such as the Bundesliga, English Premier League and La Liga across Europe, while here in the United States, the UFC, NASCAR and golf have already conducted live sports events with the NBA, MLB and NHL unveiling contingency plans for opening should COVID-19 continue to trend towards relatively safe playing conditions for participants.

After a break of more than two months from active competing, it’s clear that athletes are eager to re...

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COVID-19 #LightItBlue Campaign Shines Stadium And Landmark Blue Light On Healthcare Workers

Target Field Home of the Minnesota Twins #LightItBlue via MLB

Coronavirus is raging across the United States so to show our nations appreciation to frontline healthcare workers and first responders alike, on August 9 select sport stadiums, landmarks and amusement parks were lit up via blue lighting technology for the LightItBlue campaign. Hashtag #LightItBlue was busy showcasing images of sports and entertainment venues, video boards and scoreboards supporting every person in the health profession, those working in grocery stores, and the many delivery and truck drivers, all working together to take care of those infected with COVID-19. Thursday’s will never be the same. Check out MakeItBlue.us for more information.

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