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Matthew Berry Game Changer Awarded To World Championship Of Fantasy Football

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP OF FANTASY FOOTBALL NAMED FIRST-EVER “MATTHEW BERRY GAME CHANGER” AWARD WINNER

Winning the inaugural Matthew Berry Game Changer Award earned the World Championship of Fantasy Football (WCOFF) a check for $200,000, the Crystal Trophy and a piece of sports tech history. With the NFL 2018 season and training camp less than a month away, the 2018 Fantasy Sports Trade Association (FSTA) Conference was hosted in Minneapolis by U.S. Bank Stadium, home of last season’s Super Bowl LII won by the Philadelphia Eagles. If you play or want to play fantasy football, either traditional or daily, Berry is the ESPN go-to guy for expert insight as their Senior Fantasy Analyst...

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Video Streaming Platforms Offer OTT Savings Versus Cable TV Costs

Cut The Cord Because OTT Technology Saves Streaming Sports Costs

Cut The Cord Because OTT Technology Saves Streaming Sports Costs

Cutting the cord is like swimming or riding a bike solo for the first time, you simply have to plunge in when the time calls for saying good-bye to traditional cable television or satellite pay-TV commitments and go for it. In my case, paying for Comcast Xfinity TV services here in Atlanta is over for now and I’ve entered the world of OTT (over-the-top) to stream content with a Roku TV device and other video streaming platforms and applications...

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Bracket Advice By numberFire With Special March Madness Tournament Rate

Bracket Advise By numberFire With Special March Madness Tournament Rate

The sports analytics loving folks at numberFire once again shared their March Madness bracket generator and NCAAB tools to help our users prepare for their bracket pools. The Sports Techie community blog readers and followers include many fans that play in March Madness pools with proceeds paid out to the winners that fall outside the reported $10 billion that will be bet on the upcoming NCAA men college basketball tournament, according to ESPN. Expert advise before the tournament begins is available now thanks to numberFire and FanDuel.

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Should Replay Decisions Be Ended In The NFL?

After a review that lasted almost five minutes – the NFL’s head of officiating Al Riveron deemed that the evidence proved that James had failed to survive the ground and the pass was incomplete. Source: AKjoshgray via Twitter

The New England Patriots have benefited again from the NFL’s review system to secure the number one seed in the AFC Conference for the post-season. Their fortune has drawn the ire and the whisper of ‘conspiracy theory’ by fans and the teams chasing them alike in the battle to reach the Super Bowl. The question has been posed whether the usage of replays, especially slow-motion, is taking the moment out of the sport. The Sports Techie community blog is firm in our support to continue the use of instant replay in sports...

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Panasonic USA Live CES Coverage By THE Sports Techie

Follow THE Sports Techie community at CES 2018 as I curate and share sports tech related content about how Panasonic USA is revolutionizing business and the fan experience with immersive entertainment solutions tailor-made for college sports stadiums, professional sport arenas and ballparks, and most recently, eSports facilities

Follow THE Sports Techie community at CES 2018 as I curate and share sports tech related content about how Panasonic USA is revolutionizing business and the fan experience with immersive entertainment solutions tailor-made for college sports stadiums, professional sport arenas and ballparks, and most recently, eSports facilities...

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Coors Light and University of Texas football Fanband digital pledge to “Drink Responsibly”.

The Fanband interactive wearable adds smart device value to merchandise for teams, sponsors and marketing campaigns using an NFC chip that also functions as the backbone of Apple Pay financial transactions.  A simple tap to interact (Tap2Interact) with the wristband is taking the fan experience and driving engagement to the next level. Apple has recently opened the technology up and companies like the NBA and the Nike are using it on jerseys and apparel as is Digitize Your Brand (DYB), an interactive merchandise company. The Sports Techie community blog chatted with Rich Stein, CEO of DYB, after they activated the St. Jude Marathon in Memphis...

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Miami Dolphins To Award Ephesus LED Sports Lighting To High School Football Field

Eaton and the Miami Dolphins to Award Free Ephesus LED Sports Lighting System to a Miami-Dade or Broward County High School Football Field

Eaton and the Miami Dolphins to Award Free Ephesus LED Sports Lighting System to a Miami-Dade or Broward County High School Football Field.

The Miami Dolphins together with Eaton, a power management company, are awarding a free Ephesus LED sports lighting system valued at more than $100,000 to a local high school football field as part of the “Light Like the Pros” community programming initiative. The Sports Techie community blog covers sustainability related stories and trends such as this unique program that upgrades a lucky facility with state-of-the-art energy efficient retrofit solution lights...

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Panasonic USA Technology As A College Sports Driver

Panasonic USA Technology As A College Sports Driver

Panasonic USA Video Board at Doak Campbell Stadium at FSU.

Panasonic has long been a consumer industry giant and is now looking at B2B and government business as the future making collegiate sports a big target market. In 2015, NCAA Division I schools generated $9.15 billion in revenue according to USA Today and Department of Education data, yet of the 231 universities, only 77% earned less than $50 million. Because of this large disparity between the top and bottom earning colleges, spending money on technologies in a smart way via a visionary plan is critical for future success...

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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 Trophy winner in 1966.

Heisman Front Runners

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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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