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IceJerseys Delivers Official Licensed Merchandise To THE Sports Techie Community.

IceJerseys offers authentic, officially licensed NHL, NFL, MLB, NBA and soccer sports merchandise as an international, online e-commerce store in operation and driven by tech since 1999 from Montreal, Canada. This review of the purchasing experience and products for THE Sports Techie community blog was fun to go through as a consumer and fan of all sports. I experienced what Canadian, American and fans around the world go through via the web buying experiences including paying with U.S. dollars, speaking with Quebec-based customer service agents and chatting with IT personnel.  Overall, it was a seamless fan experience thanks to IceJerseys...

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ELEAGUE Media Advisory: Overwatch Open Credential Application

The Overwatch Open tournament in Atlanta presented by ELEAGUE and FACEIT, are next weekend at Turner Studios ELEAGUE arena

The Overwatch Open tournament in Atlanta presented by ELEAGUE and FACEIT, are next weekend at Turner Studios ELEAGUE arena

The Overwatch Open eSports tournament in Atlanta presented by Blizzard, ELEAGUE and FACEIT are next weekend at Turner Studios ELEAGUE arena. Turner is accepting media credential applications for the event that runs from September 25 through 30, 2016. The state-of-the-art, eSport specific facility has revealing POV cameras as host of the tourney produced by the partnership between Turner and WME | IMG, and FACEIT, an independent competitive gaming platform...

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Fantasy Sports Trade Association Appoints Former Acting U.S. Secretary of Labor Seth D. Harris to Spearhead Fantasy Sports Control Agency.

Fantasy Sports Trade Association Appoints Former Acting U.S. Secretary of Labor Seth D. Harris to Spearhead Fantasy Sports Control Agency.

Fantasy Sports Trade Association Forms FSCA Led By Former U.S. Secretary Of Labor

Last week, the Fantasy Sports Trade Association (FSTA) formed a new Fantasy Sports Control Agency (FSCA) and appointed the former Acting U.S. Secretary of Labor Seth D. Harris as the new chairman of the independent agency in wake of the call by other government officials that the industry needs to be regulated to prevent illegal activities and corruption in multi-billion dollar market...

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Social Media And Sports Journalism UF Online Infographic Visual Resource

The impact by social media on sports journalism can be better understood by looking over the Infographic visual resource provided by the University of Florida to share with the Sports Techie community blog. Sports journalist are having to morph with social media to match the fast changing history of the industry and to keep up with top brands and individuals that are pushing the space to new heights such as ESPN. Fan engagement, sport business and cutting-edge technology resulted in fundamental changes to the way content is now delivered and personalized creating a powerful mechanism named social media used for delivering news, entertainment and gossip to society as happened during the recent NBA and NFL drafts last w...

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Penn Replays New Social Media Messaging App By WeHub - Sports Techie blog.

Penn Replays New Social Media Messaging App By WeHUB – Sports Techie blog.

Penn Relays New Social Media Messaging App By WeHUB

Hagen Lee, former high school long distance runner for Lawrenceville School in New Jersey is now the Founder and CEO of WeHUB, a free unified messaging app that for the first time aids the Penn Relay communications and official messages for sponsors, event organizers, athletes and fans at the 121-year-old event. The prestigious track and field meet will be held April 23-25 at the University of Pennsylvania at Franklin Field in front of 110,000 fans. The Sports Techie community blog spoke this week with Lee after they  successfully beta tested WeHUB Messenger in Panama Beach, Florida during college springbreak...

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The FC Barcelona version of Mondogoal, FCB Daily Best XI, is now live at www.mondogoal.com/fcbarcelona

The FC Barcelona version of Mondogoal, FCB Daily Best XI, is now live at www.mondogoal.com/fcbarcelona

MondoGoal Partners With FC Barcelona For Pay Fantasy Sports Games

The Sports Techie community blog spoke by phone this week to Shergul Arshad in Boston, the CEO and founder of Mondogoal, in a Q&A about their fast expanding global fantasy sports platform, marketing tool and business model that just partnered with FC Barcelona as their first La Liga user and promoter for the Isle of Man headquartered sports technology company. This novel sports tech platform is similar to the NFL formats FanDuel and DraftKings pioneered here in the U.S...

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ACC Digital Network Content Now Available Via Fancred App - Sports Techie blog

ACC Digital Network Content Now Available Via Fancred App – Sports Techie blog

ACC Digital Network Content Now Available Via Fancred App

Let’s give the ACC Digital Network in Charlotte, known as the ACCDN, full credit; they are very aggressive with creating a new image for the dynamic conference that is what I call, sports technology driven. Their latest proactive business development move is to join Fancred so their community of followers and readers can have access to official content from the ACCDN.com such as game and rivalry highlights, mixed in with what they label, Must See Moments, of the Atlantic Coast Conference in the NCAA. The Sports Techie community blog has followed the sports tech progression of the ACCDN so our members will enjoy knowing they can use the Fancred app and ...

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THE RANKS provides a socially intuitive platform that makes it easy for users to rate and comment on players listed in national high school basketball rankings.

THE RANKS provides a socially intuitive platform that makes it easy for users to rate and comment on players listed in national high school basketball rankings.

THE RANKS, First Fan Driven Social Platform For High School Basketball Rankings

The Ranks is the first fan driven social platform, mobile application for high school basketball rankings. High school basketball fans across the country will now be able to use the app to digitally engage in order to rate and comment on their favorite player, petition for players to be ranked, and access headline type news about high school basketball. I learned about this Atlanta-based startup and their proprietary software from Corey Cooper, CEO and Founder, CourtCred.com, LLC...

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The Caddio app is a first to market, caddie like user experience that uses crowdsourcing technology to assist golfers lower scores by providing local details about golf courses.

The Caddio app is a first to market, caddie like user experience that uses crowdsourcing technology to assist golfers lower scores by providing local details about golf courses.

Crowdsourced Caddies and the Sports Tech Future of Golf

Has golf peaked or is sports tech to the rescue of a fun and rewarding sport that requires patience, passion and a skill set unlike any other sport that takes on average 4.5 hour to complete the golfer experience. Tiger Woods is back chasing the 18 professional majors won by Jack Nicklaus, tablet tech is showing up on courses, and the First Tee is shining a light to help American kids understand how golf and life are seamless opportunities to “rise up” as they say here in Atlanta.

Several sports technology products gaining popularity are Digital Caddies, Cadd...

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