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Strat-O-Matic’s Strat School Platform Launched To Assist Kids Learn Core Subjects

‘Strat School’ Launches To Help Children Learn Math, Statistics, More While Having Fun Remotely

Strat-O-Matic’s new Strat School is a platform and lesson plans designed for teachers and parents to assist kids with learning about math and stats in order to make decisions based on their interpretation of the baseball data. The concept to use sports simulation games to help kids learn about the probability of an outcome or play after the roll of dice is logical, especially with the spread of COVID-19 and the delay of school openings across the country. Online learning is now a nationwide standard in the hardest hit regions of the U.S. for the foreseeable future...

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Baseball should welcome robot umpires sooner rather than later

Home plate umpire Brian deBrauwere, left, huddles behind Freedom Division catcher James Skelton, of the York Revolution, as the official wears an earpiece to relay ball and strike calls from Trackman technology. (Julio Cortez/The Associated Press via CBC)

“You cannot be serious” shouted John McEnroe as he berated umpire Edward James at Wimbledon in the first round of 1981 competition against Tom Gullikson. The American was irate that the official had not seen the chalk fly into the air, siding with the line judge monitoring the middle line of the court. It provided one of the greatest moments of drama seen at Wimbledon and defined McEnroe’s career so much that he used the quote as the title of his autobiography...

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Drew Carey Is A Manager Of Strat-O-Matic 2020 Baseball All Star Game Sim On Wizard World Virtual Experiences

No All-Star Game? No Problem, As Drew Carey, Slim Jim Phantom To Manage Teams As Strat-O-Matic Simulates Contest In Interactive Live Video July 14 Via Wizard World Virtual Experiences

Strat-O-Matic is simulating the 2020 baseball All-Star Game on July 14 with Drew Carey and Slim Jim Phantom serving as managers of the American League and National League teams, respectively. These friends and Strat veterans plan to video stream on the Wizard World TwitchFacebook and YouTube channels this Tuesday starting at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT. MLB fans can engage with each other as well as ask questions using the broadcast chat feature in hopes of receiving a response from the actor, comedian and host of “The Price is Right” or the Stray Cats drummer...

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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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La Vida Baseball Partners With Minute Media To Deliver Latino Beisbol Lifestyle Content

LA VIDA BASEBALL AND MINUTE MEDIA FORM TECHNOLOGY PLATFORM AND CONTENT DISTRIBUTION PARTNERSHIP

La Vida Baseball is poised to continue growing their Latino beisbol lifestyle media company muy rapido together with Minute Media. LVB (@LaVidaBaseball) was launched in 2017 and is owned by TeamWorks Media in Chicago. Today, they announced a new partnership with Minute Media on a multi-year deal to leverage the latter’s technology platform to increase LVB’s daily and premium video content reach and exposure across a variety of channels...

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New Field of Dreams Ballpark Featuring White Sox and Yankees MLB Game Set For Aug 13, 2020

MLB at Field of Dreams Ballpark in Iowa Rendering

Major League Baseball announced that on August 13, 2020 the new Field of Dreams (© Universal City Studios LLC)  ballpark, “MLB at _Field of Dreams_” will be ready for the Chicago White Sox and New York Yankee game played in a temporary ballpark constructed in the cornfield next to the original ballfield used for the movie on the Lansing Family Farm, in Dyersville, Iowa. MLB and BrightView Holdings, Inc. plan to design the facility like the old Comiskey Park. Construction on the historical ballpark began this week and a video was release today showing drone footage of the area where it will be built next the original Field of Dreams. The Sports Techie community blog loves sport movies of all varieties...

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NGU Sports Lighting Launches With Proven LED Sports Lighting Solutions And Team

NGU Sports Lighting, LLC, Enters Lighting Market as Exclusive Provider of Ephesus Sports Lighting Solutions For Professional Venues

NGU Sports Lighting, LLC, Enters Lighting Market as Exclusive Provider of Ephesus Sports Lighting Solutions.

NGU Sports Lighting is taking LED technology, solutions and products to the next level for professional and semi-pro end users all the way down the massive youth market in order to meet the growing consumer demand for more sustainable and cost-effective lights both indoors and outdoors. The Sports Techie community blog has followed the growth path of Ephesus Sports Lighting and their amazing work within the industry, to their acquisition by Eaton, a power management company, to the launch of a start-up by the company’s former President...

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TeamSnap Officials, Refs and Umps Sports Tech Management

TeamSnap Launches New Officials Management Platform to Serve Referees and Umpires

TeamSnap Officials is ready to use. It was designed specifically to manage game officials as an intuitive online sports tech platform. This new feature allows for the management of match officials, referees and umpires while meeting communication and scheduling needs in regards to youth and recreational sport. The Sports Techie community blog encourages the use of sports tech products, solution’s and systems to optimize and streamline business operations. TeamSnap continues to build out innovative sports technology assets as a single solution to meet the constantly evolving demands of that occurs when managing sport teams, leagues and now refs, in the digital age.

TeamSnap Launches New Officials Management Pl...

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Improve Athletic Performance with Better (and More) Sleep

Sleep Enhances Athletic Performance

Sleep Like A World Sports Champion

Hours spent in the weight room, interval training, speed training, and a well-balanced diet all affect athletic performance. But, there’s one common factor that’s often forgotten – sleep. When you consider the strain that an athlete’s body undergoes during a competition, it should come as no surprise that adequate rest is necessary for peak performance. The Sports Techie community blog encourages everyone to reflect on your sleep habits, especially if you are an amateur, elite or professional athlete. Optimizing sleep is the name of game.


Improve Athletic Performance with Better (and More) Sleep

Sleep Enhances Athletic Performance

A study published in Sleep investigated the effects of extended sleep time on col...

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Lyft Atlanta Ride Share Driver

Ride Share Driving For Lyft Atlanta

Lyft Atlanta Ride Share Driving – Sports Techie blog

Lyft is my preferred ride sharing company even before Uber started started taking negative PR hits because of their corporate culture towards women employees primarily forcing their founder to step down. When I did not own a car, I relied on mostly public transportation and that means Marta buses and trains in Atlanta as well as relying on ride share. I bought a Chevy Cruze last year and now drive exclusively for Lyft although I am cleared for Uber too. Now 1,500 rides later, it has truly been an amazing opportunity to both meet people, see the Atlanta area and places I would probably never have visited otherwise, and to understand this new age, tech-driven business model...

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