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Techie is the new Geek at Global Sports Forum Barcelona

THE Sports Techie at GSFB

Techie is the new Geek at the Global Sports Forum Barcelona. The two trending Sports Techie topics at GSFB 2012 were Social Media and the Olympics Games, with a third, Techie, the other focus of this blog. The following are sports business experts: Seb Coe, Mark Tatum and Eric Cantona. Many Americans and Internationals might know one of these names; however, I would be impressed if you knew who all three people are. Thing is, each of these people is a Sports Techie.

Before I tell you who they are and what they spoke about I need to elaborate a bit more about why Techie is the new Geek at the #GSFB. Coming into this event as an official blogger gives you automatic Klout with the Speakers, Delegates and Hosts...

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Day Two of Global Sports Forum Barcelona was Fan-Tastic

Hope Solo from DWTS and US Soccer at the GSFB

Day Two of Global Sports Forum Barcelona was Fan-Tastic. Read my Sports Techie official blogger post at the GSFB web site via this link below.

http://www.globalsportsforum.org/blog/day-two-of-global-sports-forum-barcelona-was-fan-tastic/

Oscar Pistorius at Global Sports Forum Barcelona

Global Sports Forum Barcelona Official Blogger Credentials

I will see ya when I see ya, Sports Techie

Sports Techie Twitter: @sportstechieNET, http://twitter.com/SportsTechieNET
Sports Techie Facebook Fan Page: http://www.facebook.com/SportsTechie
Sports Techie YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/sportstechie
Sports Techie Google+: http://gplus.to/SportsTechie
Sports Techie Linkedin Group: http://www.linkedin.com/groups/Sports-Techie-2958439
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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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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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Monkey Knife Fight Daily Fantasy Sports Prop Gaming MLB Ready

Monkey Knife Fight DFS Prop Gaming Platform

When you hear Monkey Knife Fight (MKF), what comes to mind? There is a small probability since I am a sports technology curator for the Sports Techie community blog, you may have guessed daily fantasy sports (DFS) but I doubt it. I chatted with Monkey Knife Fight President, Nic Sulsky, about the sports tech startup and their goal of building the best new legal DFS gaming product. Having launched their gaming platform just six months ago for the NFL season, they followed up with the NBA, NHL and PGA, and now MLB. More than 10 million entries have played their football, basketball, hockey, and golf, game of skill contests...

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Social Soccer: The Top 20

Here’s a fascinating soccer league table that might surprise you. The biggest clubs in the world are revealed and ranked in this infographic that reveals how many social media followers each has right now.  And it’s yet another El Clásico at the top with Barcelona and Real Madrid neck-and-neck.  Six teams from the Premier League (EPL) unsurprisingly feature in the top 20 and it’s Manchester United who is the biggest of these by some stretch.  The marketing of top soccer clubs is so important to their income and sustainability and, in particular, the sales of merchandise to a global fan base. The Sports Techie community blog loves football social media!

Check this social league table periodically and you will see that this is a new style “live” infographic that actually updates hourly...

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The Big Game Lights Up With Ephesus LED Sports Lighting

Another Championship Game Illuminated by Eaton’s Ephesus Lighting

Mercedes-Benz Stadium is ready to illuminate the football field in Atlanta with Ephesus LED sports lighting for Super Bowl LIII resulting in cutting edge lights strategically placed around the amazing facility to ensure the best lighting show on the planet for the world’s biggest game. This marks the third time since 2015 the Big Game has used Easton power management company lights and fixtures. The New England Patriots and Los Angeles Rams players, NFL fans from all over the world, and TV and web broadcasters alike can all experience better and more sustainable LED lighting thanks to advanced technology Ephesus sports lighting and control system features...

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Jackie Robinson Pro Baseball Contracts To Be Sold At Live Auction By Goldin Auctions

The original Jackie Robinson professional baseball contracts while he played for the Brooklyn Dodgers and Montreal Royals, together valued at $36 million, are slated to be sold at a Live Auction on January 31 in New York City. The two items went on sale yesterday during Martin Luther King Jr. Day running until the 100th anniversary of the deceased baseball and civil rights legends birthday. The Sports Techie community blog is honored to share this opportunity with our readers and followers.  The two contracts are to be sold together with the opening bid expected to be $5 million.  The Jackie Robinson Foundation gets ten percent of the sale price.  Media can view the historic color-barrier-breaking contracts tomorrow, January 23, from 12:30-2:30 in New York City.

The Jackie Robinson ...
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How Winning a Sports Trophy Elevates Self-Esteem

Self-esteem can be lifted in many ways, but almost nothing compares with the energetic feeling of winning an award for athletic achievement. Getting to the top, however, requires an authentic determination to succeed and outperform competitors. Knowing that a memorable and eye-catching shiny prize is at stake can serve as a strong inspiration for exceeding expectations. The Sports Techie community blog understands the positive effects an athlete feels when competing fairly and earning a trophy. Read about the Heisman Trophy won by Tim Brown and sold via auction.

Do you own a Trophy?

Why Trophies Matter

Awards that attract attention command high authority such as the World Cup...

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Light Like The Pros LED Lights Awarded By Eaton And Miami Dolphins To South Florida High School

Eaton and the Miami Dolphins unveil state-of-the-art Ephesus LED Sports Lighting System at South Plantation High School’s Paladin Stadium

Eaton and the Miami Dolphins unveil state-of-the-art Ephesus LED Sports Lighting System at South Plantation High School’s Paladin Stadium.

Light Like the Pros. South Plantation High School in the Broward County School District got to do exactly that when they officially turned on the upgraded LED lights for the first time as a result of winning the community program initiative developed by Eaton, power management company, and the Miami Dolphins of the NFL. The Sports Techie community blog believes in this type of sustainability focused solution in the face of increasing global warming...

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