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National Lacrosse League Signs Sportlogiq As Official Stats Partner

Sportlogiq becomes the Official Statistics Partner of the National Lacrosse League

National Lacrosse League (NLL) and Sportlogiq just signed an Official Statistics Partner deal. The multi-year contract delivers artificial intelligence (AI) powered stats to teams, partners and fans via live match data collected at all 13 NLL venues in the United States and Canada. The sport of lacrosse is exploding across North America making this partnership one to help take the NLL to another level through this sports technology agreement...

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Bruin Sports Capital Receives $600 Million Investment By CVC Capital and The Jordan Company

Bruin Sports Capital (Bruin) will expand their business investments thanks to partnerships with CVC Capital Partners (CVC) and The Jordan Company (TJC) valued onto the billions. Bruin is privately held and will use an initial investment of $600 million by the private equity firms to increase global investing, operations and holding initiatives of sports and entertainment businesses including sports technology companies. Bruin will have additional access to more capital as required and will leverage each partner’s worldwide network of resources tied to the CVC Fund VII and Resolute Fund IV managed by TJC. This compelling sports tech news broke out of London and New York City earlier today and was shared with the Sports Tech...

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Frontier X Next-Gen Wearable Tech Launches At TCS NYC Marathon

Frontier X is wearable tech created by Fourth Frontier Technologies as a next-gen device used by endurance athletes to measure breathing rates and the effort used during a measured breathing rate. This first-of-its-kind wearable debuted in New York City today at a launch event at the Hilton in midtown Manhattan hosted by Paula Radcliffe, a former Marathon world record holder, and Tim Hutchings, 1984 UK Olympian and current broadcaster. The more than 50,000 runners and coaches participating in the TCS New York City Marathon on Nov 3 can check it out at the ongoing Expo before the race. Frontier X was designed by a team of biomedical engineers and doctors to detect breathing rate (effort) and cardiac strain (heart health)...

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FloQast Cloud-Based Accounting Software Used By NBA, NFL, MLB and NHL Champions

FloQast Running Up The Score Among NBA, NFL and MLB Teams 

FloQast is used by NBA teams such as the Golden State Warriors and Boston Celtics to help manage team finances as the 2019/20 regular season begins play tomorrow. Their financial and accounting departments use the close management software as well as fellow league champions at the Philadelphia Eagles and Washington Capitals in the NFL and NHL respectively, to improve business operations, close books faster and do so with increased accuracy. Numbers, whether they are ticket, concession or merchandise sales, have traditionally been updated through spreadsheets. These winning professional sport teams have this one thing in common when addressing the need to upgrade financials into the cloud, FloQast...

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NFL Pass Interference Instant Replay Challenge Reviews Set Up To Fail

Instant Replay Works
Say it ain’t so ref because it wasn’t…

NFL pass interference (PI) instant replay challenges and reviews have been doomed to fail since it was reluctantly voted in for the 2019/20 season by the Competition Committee made up of some of the unquestioned, top football minds in the sport but certainly not proponents of advanced technology in the game, especially New York Giants owner, John Mara. The exception being Sean Payton, the New Orleans Saints Head Coach who played the price for the lack of this rule in place when his team lost the NFC Championship game last year on an egregious PI no-call resulting in the LA Rams back-dooring into the Super Bowl here in Atlanta. Remember the word ‘egregious’ please because it’s important but is shouldn’t be...

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Mayweather + Boxing Fitness Franchises Use Immersive VR, Sports Tech and Workouts By Floyd

Mayweather Boxing + Fitness VR Workouts

Mayweather Boxing + Fitness is ready for franchisees, gym members and at-home exercisers worldwide to engage together and get fit using their cutting edge, global sports technology platform. The Sports Techie community blog chatted with James Williams, the Mayweather Boxing + Fitness CEO, about Floyd Mayweather’s legacy business as the world’s greatest boxer, if a 21- year and 50-0 career record has earned him the GOAT status as many fans, fighters, trainers and boxing experts, all agree on...

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MyBookie Sports Betting Site And Live Mobile Sport Bets

MyBookie Sportsbook & Casino 2019 is America’s most Trusted Sportsbook & Online Betting for players around the world

Sports betting is rapidly expanding across the United States at the pace of a burning vape pen as the big four professional sports leagues try to control the exploding online gaming industry through proprietary data and licensed distribution deals with legal sports books conducted via Sportradar while companies such as MyBookie run their legal offshore operation to the delight of gamblers worldwide without consent from the leagues. Just today, the NBA announced a new sports betting partnership with William Hill. The gambling world was also informed today that Flutter Entertainment, previously known as Paddy Power Betfair, joined forces with Sky Bet in a $10 billion dea...

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Woodbine Turf Cup Horse Racing Simulator Tracks Rider Position For Prizes

Toronto Ont.September 11, 2019.Woodbine Racetrack.Ricoh Woodbine Mile Post Position Draw Toronto Raptors Norm Powell.Woodbine/ michael burns photo

The new Woodbine Entertainment animated horse racing simulation is ready for operation at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto at the Ricoh Woodbine Mile this weekend. Fans act as a jockey during the major stakes race simulator developed by Catalyst VR out of Australia and designed as a racing specific activation that brings Canadians closer to racing than ever before at the largest race track in Canada. The Sports Techie community blog chatted with Daniel Caufield, Head of Partnerships at Woodbine Entertainment, about the Turf Cup Challenge, the fan engagement experience and data capture opportunities this platform offers...

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Let’s Do This Race Booking Platform Receives Serena Williams and Usain Bolt Investments

Let’s Do This

Let’s Do This is the world’s most active platform used to find then book one of more than 30,000 adventures, the kinds of which include endurance, running and cycling events, in addition to triathlonsswimming and obstacle courses, and more. Today, they announced investments by Serena Williams, Usain Bolt, and Paula Radcliffe. This $5 million seed round is backed by Peter Flint, Managing Partner of NFX, and the co-founder of Trulia. Athletes that want to try their first 5K race or those that want to crush an Ultra every weekend are now using this web site, app and it’s online services in droves when 18-months ago they had practically zero users...

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Amazing Technology Supporting Disabled People in Sport

Sports Technology Evens the Playing Field for Disabled Athletes

The Sports Techie community blog champions the use of sports tech for the disabled athlete worldwide. I am not keen on using the term ‘disability’ or ‘handicapped’ and neither are England Athletics. Instead, there are more respectful and understanding words and terms to use. Accessibility for disabled sports people has improved considerably thanks to the invention of several new technologies. For some people, technology is the only way that they are able to continue doing what they love or even find new passions. Take what a wheelchair or prosthetic leg can do for a runner, sprinter or walker, as an example. This is a real human triumph that should be both acknowledged and celebrated...

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