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MLL Commissioner Talks Draft, Media Rights, Moneyball, Stadiums, Gambling and PLL

Major League Lacrosse Commissioner Sandy Brown (left)

Major League Lacrosse is in the good hands of Commissioner Alexander “Sandy” Brown. The Sports Techie community blog welcomed the opportunity to chat with Sandy today about the state of the league. The upcoming MLL 2019 Collegiate Draft presented by Cascade on March 9 is hosted by the NASCAR Hall-of-Fame in what the Commish calls, “a great weekend of lacrosse.” The excitement of drafting in Charlotte, N.C. during March for the first time coupled with the new Crown Lacrosse Classic is creating a buzz throughout the southeast and beyond...

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Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving So Save Lives, Money And Grief By Planning Ahead This New Year’s Eve

Plan ahead this holiday season – Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving.

Plan ahead this holiday season – Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving.

Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving So Save Lives, Money And Grief By Planning Ahead This New Year’s Eve

So it’s New Year’s Eve, and you are planning a fun outing with friends and family. Some of the Sports Techie blog community readers and followers will attend the second College Football Playoff Semifinal game at the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic between No. 3 ranked Michigan State and No.2 Alabama at AT&T Stadium or watch the broadcast on ESPN beginning at 8 p.m. ET, and it might be winding up in a thrilling fashion near the stroke of midnight to bring in the exciting new year of 2016. You might have just a drink or two or three at the sports bar, club or restaurant, but you don’t designate a sober driver because you k...

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Show Me the Money: So…You Want To Be A Sports Agent? INFOGRAPHIC

Sports Techie Zelda Robbins shared “Show Me the Money: So You Want to be a Sports Agent?” INFOGRAPHIC with our community blog.

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LA Summer Pro League with Magic Johnson

LA Summer Pro League with Magic Johnson

Sports Techie, I was living the dream in Orange County California working as a sports agent for Pro Moves athletic agency in 1995, the epic movie “Jerry Maguire” about super agent Drew Rosenhaus came out in 1996. I received a fax inviting two of our basketball players; Lorenzo Orr (Lo) from USC and Carl Simpson from the University of Texas, to a Los Angeles Lakers training camp from Head Coach Del Harris on behalf of Assistant General Manager, Mitch Kupchak, and General Manager, Jerry West. I was literally a few steps away from representing a NBA player.

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Boxing, Money, and Health: The Floyd Mayweather Case Study and Infographic

Boxing, Money, and Health: The Floyd Mayweather Case Study and Infographic

Boxing, Money, and Health: The Floyd Mayweather Case Study and InfographicThis pioneering boxing sports business infographic case study about Floyd “Money” Mayweather is full of Big Data facts for the Sports Techie community blog to analyze. The explosion of Pay Per View technology in sports and in particular boxing and the UFC have helped Mr. Mayweather leverage his personal brand into becoming the global sports and entertainment icon that recently earned him over $100 million for less than a four hour shift.

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Once known as simply “Pretty Boy,” Floyd Mayweather Promotions is now a true money making sportsbiz machine. Earlier this year, he split with HBO and signed on with Showtime for a six-fight deal, mega-buck deal...

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Fantasy Football Commissioner CBS Sports referral and money saving URL

Use Fantasy Football Commissioner and save $20

Use Fantasy Football Commissioner and save $20

Fantasy Football Commissioner CBS Sports referral and money saving URL for the Sports Techie community.

Save $20 via this Fantasy Football Commissioner league referral blog link: http://cbssports.com/ref/6834e406090010e7

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Klout is the Moneyball of online influence

Klout measures online influence

Klout is the Moneyball of online influence. Klout measures online influence. Stop and think about that for a moment because it is significant. As more and more people and fans worldwide get connected to the web via smartphones and tablets it becomes a cyber jungle trying to filter through the massive amounts of data in order to find credible sources for topics of interest. Klout has a Solution that helps analyze all this web generated data.

See Klout: http://klout.com/home.

Sports and Technology rank as two of our top Klout topics among the 20 in total that Sports Techie is influential about. By measuring a brand or users web generated social media activity, Klout identifies topic influencers and matches them up with targeted Klout Perks.

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Project 2020 By Topps Includes Mike Trout, Derek Jeter, Roberto Clemente, and Ken Griffey Jr.

Topps Project 2020 Mike Trout 2011, by Ben Baller

Project 2020 by Topps Company has sold in excess of 200,000 cards with Mike Trout and Deter Jeter leading the on-demand trading cards available for a limited time. Topps has been in the card business for 70 years and decided to showcase “Project 2020” by commissioning 20 select artists with the task of re-imagining 20 different cards (400 total in the set), issued two per weekday starting with opening day in March. The Sports Techie community blog is excited to share the news that three Mike Trout and three Derek Jeter cards lead the “Project 2020” cards sold to date. More than 232,000 total cards have been sold among the first 66 issued, and the top nine selling units are from different artists...

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Qualtrics Offers Free Solutions For COVID-19 Return To Work And Back To Business

Qaultrics XM – Return to Work/Back to Business Study

Qualtrics is an experience data (X-data) company that designs global enterprise research software that offers automated analytics to 75%+ of the Fortune 100, and to 11,000+ global brands and sports organizations. Owned by SAP who are experts in operational data (O-data), the combination of X+O enables optimized management because they build experience management programs such as Customer Experience Management (CXM). Today they announced the launch of free solutions that enable businesses to understand how to best help their employees go back to work and get back to some type of normalcy after COVID-19 stay at home restrictions eased this past week around the nation...

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Should the Human Element Be Removed from VAR?

“Baldomero Toledo checks VAR – Seattle Sounders vs. Sporting Kansas City” by SounderBruce (CC BY-SA 4.0)

When Video Assistant Referee (VAR) technology was introduced to the English Premier League and other European soccer leagues, few could have predicted how controversial it would become. It was meant to spell the end of contentious decisions, but if anything, it has exacerbated the situation and dulled the match-going experience. The Sports Techie community blog has been a supporter of VAR since before its inception in the EPL and understands how it used today is not how it will be used in the future because most all technology systems are improved with tweaks. VAR is no different...

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Virtual NFL Draft 2020 Mostly Good And Some Bad Sports Tech

You could get away with calling this the Microsoft and Disney NFL Draft rather than saying NFL Draft presented by Wilson Football, the actual presenting sponsor.

The 2020 virtual NFL draft starts tomorrow online bringing with it, good and bad sports tech. The best of the good is the fact that this is streaming live sports content. Is the draft considered an actual live sport? That is debatable but since coronavirus has shut down most non-essential businesses at least until this Friday here in Georgia and other states, the National Football League decided to hold their draft over the web weeks ago using Microsoft Teams collaboration as the key technology component...

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