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Sports Betting Data During NBA Finals Drives Content and Fan Engagement

Today, you don’t have to make a trip to Las Vegas to place a NBA Finals sports bet or risk a relationship by making wagers with your friends.

Did anyone bet on the Golden State Warriors to be in five straight NBA Finals? Probably not since Las Vegas casinos would have certainly leaked this amazing sports wagering news by now after shorthanded DubNation swept the Portland Trail Blazers in 3 straight second half comeback games for the ages culminated by triple-double performances by Steph Curry and Draymond Green in game 4, a first in NBA Playoffs history by two players on the same team...

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StreamAMG OTT Streaming Vitality Netball World Cup 2019 For INF Fans Worldwide

Friday 7 August – UGANA vs ZAMBIA. Players in action during a Preliminary Round match on Day 1 of Netball World Cup 2015 SYDNEY. Photo: Narelle Spangher (NWC2015 Media)

International Netball Federation (INF) entered the direct to consumer OTT technology service thanks to an agreement with StreamAMG to provide the official World Netball live streaming and event app beginning in June. The Vitality Netball World Cup 2019 (VNWC2019) played in Liverpool during July is a showcase for this sports tech deal featuring iOS and Android apps. The Sports Techie community blog has not blogged about Netball before this first one...

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What Needs to be In Your Golf cart? A Guide for Beginners

Golf cart riding John Daly at the 2019 PGA Championship at Bethpage Black

Golf isn’t a super popular game worldwide unless Tiger Woods is playing for another Majors win, this time at Bethpage Black State Park Golf Course during the 2019 PGA Championship as he chases Jack Nicklaus and his elusive 18 Major victories. Or, perhaps a part compelling and part paparazzi story comes along such as maverick John Daly riding in a golf cart at the 2019 PGA Championship because the PGA Americans with Disabilities Act committee decided his arthritic knee warranted such a caveat. Tiger Woods made a joke out it during a press conference. I believe Tiger’s attitude is not comical but sad because it further perpetuates the elitism that surrounds golf for the masses...

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Guinness PRO14 Rugby Streaming Via StreamAMG OTT Video Platform Forever Changing Sport

Guinness PRO14 and StreamAMG launch rugby union’s first-ever tournament OTT service

Guinness PRO14 Rugby Union is the first to deliver OTT (Over The Top) video streaming directly to fans thanks to a new partnership with StreamAMG. The Sports Techie community blog is honored to share this sports tech news with our dedicated readers and followers. My son Kellan has Irish in him on his Mom’s side and I like rugby a lot as do many a fan in Ireland, the UK and around the world. The implementation of the official Guinness PRO14 direct-to-consumer platform is part of a video stream trend across sports properties, including ESPN+...

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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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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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SPURS VAR-Y GRATEFUL OF TECHNOLOGY

Turkish official Cuneyt Cakir and VAR decide Champions League Quarter final match

It’s long been stated that referees in soccer need technology to help them get decisions right; it’s a topic that always rears it’s head after a high profile error – Frank Lampard’s strike against Germany in the last 16 tie of the 2010 World Cup is one that stands out as a goal that never was. Goal-line technology (GLT) was adopted and what a glowing success it has been. Unfortunately, it’s not only goal line decisions that cause debate and the hunger for more technology to follow gathered momentum and gradually different soccer authorities have gone live with Video Assistant Referees (VAR for short). The Sports Techie community blog is a strong supporter of VAR sports tech...

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BallStreet Trading Open For Sports Trades

BallStreet Trading, Inc. is a real time peer-to-peer prediction market that allows fans to trade the win probability of the live events they are watching

BallStreet Trading, Inc. developed a brand new off the shelf game to trade stocks while watching sports. Their peer-to-peer prediction market app allows fans real-time fan engagement in the form of win probability during live events with a decentralized exchange. Price of shares and virtual currency is driven by buyers and sellers in market numbers. By trading sports, they create security around a future, buy the Jets at $22, they play well and sell for $40...

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SponsorshipX Expands To Nashville For NFL Draft Week And France

SponsorshipX is an immersive live conference experience uniting 100-125 of the top marketing and sponsorship professionals in Nashville during the NFL Draft Week of April 23-25, 2019. A variety of global speakers in sports and eSports will share marketing trends and sponsorship initiatives while in Music City. Mark Harrison, Founder and Chairperson, chatted with the Sports Techie community blog about SponsorshipX, it’s Toronto beginnings in 2005, and expanding the event from Canada into the United States and France. He is also President and CEO at The T1 Agency for the past 25-years, they operate proprietary community event properties and develop brand experiences...

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The Players Circle Social Networking App Is Looking For Investors As Kids Get It


The Players Circle (TPC) social networking app

The Players Circle (TPC) is the social networking app taking Southern California, New York and the rest of the amateur basketball community by digital storm because of their ability to allow players to promote themselves using highlights and stats to generate fan engagement. Think of it as the largest social media for athletes, where the game does the talking. Its like Instagram in that users can post photos and videos complete while graphics and emoji’s for self-promotion, while also acting like a LinkedIn resume, all rolled-into-one. Kids get it.

Because collegiate recruiting rules and regulations recently went from 7 down to 2 visits, there is a new reliance by coaches to use technology to connect with potential student-athletes...

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