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The 2017 Heisman Trophy Odds On Favorite Winner

Heisman Trophy Georgia Bulldog Winner Herschel Walker won in 1982.

The odds of winning the 2017 Heisman Trophy change weekly making the skill and luck required to place a bet on the winner not an exact science or sure thing. This week, depending on what sports book you are using, four to seven of the top ten NCAA college football candidates with the biggest chance of winning the esteemed award given to the best player of the year, all play quarterback. The Sports Techie community blog encourages our followers and readers to wager sensibly, bet with larger betting houses with the highest rated reputations, and look for creative promotions that earn you free money, rewards and swag.

Steve Spurrier Florida Gators Heisman Troph...

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Bandwagon Secondary Ticket Marketplace, Long Form

Bandwagon Secondary Ticket Marketplace- Sports Techie blog.

BANDWAGON and the secondary market for tickets are disrupting the status quo for selling or buying a ticket to a college football game or sport event while at the same time capturing insightful and transparent buyer and seller identity data to help optimize best practices for business efficiency. Game day experiences and the fan experience are evolving thanks to advances in technology which is what company Founder and CEO, Harold Hughes, brought to market as a resource during last season’s National Championship by Clemson University, his alma mater...

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BAMTech Technology And Investment Infusion In Silver Chalice Ventures

Silver Chalice Ventures Announces Digital Media Rights, Technology And Investment Partnership With BAMTech.

Silver Chalice Ventures Announces Digital Media Rights, Technology And Investment Partnership With BAMTech.

Silver Chalice Ventures Partners With BAMTech – Sports Techie Exclusive Blog.

BAMTech and Silver Chalice Ventures (SCV) announced a sports tech partnership involving digital media rights, advanced technology and an investment injection in order to upgrade live streaming technologies, enhance the fan experience and deliver fans unique content to existing and future college sport channels over platforms and mobile devices...

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Adobe Digital Index Data on College Football Social Buzz

Adobe Digital Index Data on College Football Social Buzz - Sports Techie blog.

Adobe Digital Index Data on College Football Social Buzz – Sports Techie blog.

Adobe Digital Index Data on College Football Social Buzz

College football began play yesterday and the Sports Techie community blog chatted about the Adobe Digital Index (ADI) most social fan followed teams list, stats and insights with Joe Martin, Senior Analyst, Adobe Digital Index. Each online cheer or boo for a favorite team, coach and player is measured in this season’s preview as social engagement Big Data. Martin discussed Adobe Social calculations and the number of mentions, page likes, followers, and positive sentiment generated by blogs such as ours, and on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, along with other high traffic, popular and niche social platforms...

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Texas State 7on7 Association First to Mandate Unequal Performance Protection.

Texas State 7on7 Association First to Mandate Unequal Performance Protection.

Unequal Halo Affect Catches On With Texas 7on7 Football Association

The Unequal Technologies Halo headgear will be used by the Texas State 7on7 Association for the 2015 State Championships in order to improve player protection and sport performance. This announcement comes on the heels of the Sports Techie community blog about Halo use at the 2015 Women’s World Cup in Canada on Fox Sports, by a member of the USWNT. Derek Gove, Vice President at Unequal, chatted with me about helping to change existing mindsets about the dangers of youth football through education and their company goal to help turn around participation numbers via advanced sports technology. The NFL, college and high school football, and youth ...

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Kentucky Derby And Churchill Downs Use Lua Mobile Enterprise Communications

Renowned racetrack and host of the Kentucky Derby, Churchill Downs, has tapped mobile enterprise communication company Lua to power the 141st annual Kentucky Derby.

Renowned racetrack and host of the Kentucky Derby, Churchill Downs, has tapped mobile enterprise communication company Lua to power the 141st annual Kentucky Derby.

Kentucky Derby And Churchill Downs Use Lua Mobile Enterprise Communications

Churchill Downs and Lua partnered for the 141st annual Kentucky Derby to implement mobile enterprise communications software to handle staff-related internal communications throughout the prestigious horse racetrack. Come Friday, May 1, and Saturday, May 2, the sport event operations team has to use reliable and secure technology to communicate before, during and after, the greatest two minutes in sports. Visualize 165,000 cheering fans in the grandstands and around the horse track, most all connected to some type of digital device...

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SignalShare Expands LiveFi Offering to Create the First End-to-End Audience Engagement Platform for Live Events

SignalShare University of Maryland screenshot.

SignalShare University of Maryland screenshot.

SignalShare Expands LiveFi Offering to Create the First End-to-End Audience Engagement Platform for Live Events

The Sports Techie community blog last spoke to Signal Share, a top provider of mobile engagement solutions for mass audiences and live events back in March of 2013, so it was our pleasure to reconnect and chat with Joe Costanzo, founder and CTO, about the rollout announcement of the new LiveFi nGage, an integrated product suite for venues that allows fans to engage while driving revenue for sport clients...

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College Football Hall of Fame Opening And Chick-Fil-A Fan Experience Sports Tech

College Football Hall of Fame Opening And Chick-Fil-A Fan Experience Sports Tech - Sports Techie blog

College Football Hall of Fame Opening And Chick-Fil-A Fan Experience Sports Tech – Sports Techie blog

College Football Hall of Fame Opening And Chick-Fil-A Fan Experience Sports Tech

I moved Sports Techie HQ from Seattle to Atlanta two months ago and was invited last month to attend the College Football Hall of Fame 2014 grand opening on August 23 as a member of the media, thanks to Jackson Spalding, and Traci Messier. It took 4 years of design, 18 months of construction and $66.5 million to finish what is considered to be the benchmark museum for sport, drawing a projected 500,000 to over 1 million fans annually to this diverse and football inspired city my family now lives in...

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M-F you can find smart conversations with interesting people on The Seth Davis Show.

M-F you can find smart conversations with interesting people on The Seth Davis Show.

The Seth Davis Show – Exclusive Interview With The Sports Techie Community Blog

The Seth Davis Show on Campus Insiders delivers fans in-depth interviews and insight with popular sports figures. The premier episode is this Thursday, August 28th at 1:30 EST, when Davis will have first-year University of Texas Head Football Coach, Charlie Strong, leading off a scheduled 35 episodes. Find out how Texas is in for a Big 12 attitude change, including the removal of the traditional Longhorns logo from their football helmets...

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Russell Athletic Launches New CarbonTek With OS Technology, State-of-the-Art Shoulder Pad System

Russell Athletic Changes the Game with New, State-of-the-Art Shoulder Pad System

Russell Athletic Changes the Game with New, State-of-the-Art Shoulder Pad System

Russell Athletic Launches New CarbonTek With OS Technology, State-of-the-Art Shoulder Pad System

Russell Athletic introduced “CarbonTek with OS Technology™”, the brand’s first ever, football shoulder pad system that changes the game.  The Sports Techie community was able to speak with Russell Athletics’ VP of Design & Development, Sarah Gholston, about their revolutionary football product made for professional players and Division I teams and athletes. The CarbonTek differs from other vendors protection because it provides football players with the latest evolution in protective gear, a fast-growing niche market...

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