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Sports Tech Increasing MLB Viewership Numbers During World Series

From streaming games online to becoming the top U.S. sports app, baseball is now easier than ever for fans to watch and interact with. In fact, MLB.com was the second-most viewed sports website in 2015.

The World Series between the Houston Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers began yesterday giving Major League Baseball center stage for this epic sporting event while the sports stands at a growth crossroads. Once the most popular American pastime, baseball has begun to dwindle. Less and less people are watching baseball on TV and fans are getting increasingly older. In fact, only 14% of Americans consider baseball as their favorite sport...

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USWNT Player Wears Unequal Halo Headgear During Women’s World Cup

USWNT Player Wears Unequal Halo Headgear During Women’s World Cup - Sports Techie blog.

USWNT Player Wears Unequal Halo Headgear During Women’s World Cup – Sports Techie blog.

USWNT Player Wears Unequal Halo Headgear During Women’s World Cup

The U.S National Women’s Soccer Team begins play today against Australia in the 2015 FIFA World Cup and defender Ali Krieger will wear the Unequal Halo™ headgear for performance protection to help minimize the risk of another concussion. Their military grade protection Kevlar based sports technology enhanced product has a patented fusion of TriDur®, Accelleron® and other materials inside designed, engineered and tested to offer customized and concealed protection...

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NASCAR Digital Media Partners With DraftKings To Power Daily Fantasy Sports Games

NASCAR Digital Media Partners With DraftKings To Power Daily Fantasy Sports Games - Sports Techie blog.

NASCAR Digital Media Partners With DraftKings To Power Daily Fantasy Sports Games – Sports Techie blog.

NASCAR Digital Media Partners With DraftKings To Power Daily Fantasy Sports Games

NASCAR has a new daily fantasy sports partner in DraftKings that is sure to enhance the fan experience because of the free chance to win exclusive prizes and one-of-a-kind VIP experiences. Using a Salary Cap draft, the goal is to select the best fantasy team while keeping under the $50,000 limit. NASCAR Digital Media will grant DraftKings access to their direct data feed of real-time statistics. The Sports Techie community blog is grateful for the Q&A with DraftKings about the technology, business and social aspects of the premium content offering...

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NFL Ranks Number One In New Adobe Index Report Social Buzz Data

NFL Ranks Number One In New Adobe Index Report Social Buzz Data - Sports Techie blog

NFL Ranks Number One In New Adobe Index Report Social Buzz Data – Sports Techie blog

NFL Ranks Number One In New Adobe Index Report Social Buzz Data

The Adobe Digital Index team compiled new National Football League social buzz data in an Infographic that confirms the NFL is firmly at the top of all American team sports, accumulating over 5 million mentions by the end of August. Fans in stadium, at their mancave and those out-and-about using their mobile technology devices, will all be locked into their second screens rooting on their favorite teams, players and fantasy football squads, while dissing the team, players and officials they dislike the most, all game and weekend long, during the NFL and college football opening Labor day extended weekend...

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NFL Football Stars and Peanuts Gang Sing National Anthem For MetLife

Behind the scene photos of football stars Emmitt Smith, Justin Tuck, Nick Mangold, Greg Jennings, Eddie George, and Josh Brown singing the national anthem.

Behind the scene photos of football stars Emmitt Smith, Justin Tuck, Nick Mangold, Greg Jennings, Eddie George, and Josh Brown singing the national anthem.

What do Emmitt Smith and Justine Tuck have in common with the Peanuts Game? They are all featured singing on a new rendition of the National Anthem released by MetLife that has a Sports Techie community look and feel to it. Not exactly sure what goes through the head of our 8-month old when he watches the YouTube video below but something tells me from the look in his eyes that he already likes NFL football stars and Charlie Brown, Lucy and Snoopy, and Linus and Peppermint Paddy, and all the others characters as much as I did or perhaps even more because he was born into this fast developing digital age...

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PAT SUMMERALL ENVISIONED LASER LINE FOR FIRST DOWNS

PAT SUMMERALL ENVISIONED LASER LINE FOR FIRST DOWNS

PAT SUMMERALL ENVISIONED LASER LINE FOR FIRST DOWNS

First Down Laser Systems, the in-stadium graphics designer that puts the first down line on the field in the stadium for all to see, is readying its demonstration models for trials with eager customers and the Sports Techie community blog is excited about this happening sooner than later. The ‘green line’, used so successfully at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in June, could revolutionize the way football is played, watched, and officiated. Legendary sports broadcaster Pat Summerall was someone I believe to be full Sports Techie at heart as his partnership and product endorsement of First Down Laser demonstrated to all...

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Use Audioair To Hear Muted TV Sound at Sports Bars, Fitness Clubs and Restaurants On Smartphone

AudioAir delivers an entirely new entertainment experience to the sports bar, restaurant and gaming industries, as well as other public environments that are required to mute television displays

AudioAir delivers an entirely new entertainment experience to the sports bar, restaurant and gaming industries, as well as other public environments that are required to mute television displays

Blogging about sports technology startups is a topic in the Industry I love covering, especially when the sport business concept is a good idea that becomes a reality, as is the case with Audioair, an Airborne Media Group, Inc. product. The Sports Techie community blog spoke with Doug Parmentier, V.P. Business Development and Chip Lile, VP/CTO about how AMG developed a way for people to listen to muted TVs by using their smartphone. Now people can listen to the TV of choice in a venue that has their proprietary system installed.

Audioair is available as a free download at the App Store and Google Play

Audioair is available as a free download at the App Store and Google P...

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ESPN and FS1 “Clash of the Titans” Sports Business Infographic

ESPN and FS1 “Clash of the Titans” Sports Business Infographic

ESPN and FS1 “Clash of the Titans” Sports Business Infographic

The new sports business “Clash of the Titans” Infographic details the history and some of the significant sports technology created by ESPN and FS1. This may be favorite Infographic I have ever had the pleasure to blog about to our Sports Techie community because it does such a super job of touching on how the cable game has played out up to now.

Cable Wars

This cable sports business, or sportsbiz, game on between these sports technology entrepreneurs has evolved into a competition for global viewers as the world population rapidly upgrades to mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets to search out sport information and entertainment...

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Campus Insiders Is The First Digital-Only Free College Sports Network

Campus Insiders Is The First Digital-Only Free College Sports Network

Campus Insiders Is The First Digital-Only Free College Sports Network

Campus Insiders is the first digital-only college sports network. Campus Insiders sports technology features original LIVE HD programming. Their current lineup includes 15 exclusive college football games this season, available exclusively at CampusInsiders.com. Campus Insiders is a partnership between IMG College and Silver Chalice, whose chairman and founder is Chicago Bulls and White Sox owner, Jerry Reinsdorf.  The Sports Techie community blog was privileged to speak with Crowley Sullivan, formerly an award-winning producer and programming executive for ESPN, and now the appointed General Manager of Campus Insiders, about their business plans.

Campus Insiders sports technology features original LIVE HD programming

Campus Insiders sports technology features original LIVE HD programming

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Professional Football Showcase promise to Christian players, coaches and fans, along with investors and sponsors

Professional Football Showcase (PFS)promise to Christian players, coaches and fans, along with investors and sponsors

Professional Football Showcase (PFS) promise to Christian players, coaches and fans, along with investors and sponsors

PFS co-founder Lance Heron spoke to the Sports Techie community blog about their new professional football league, located in California and Nevada. They have designed a league where all teams are owned by the league owners and investors. The Professional Football Showcase Promise mission is to provide players with a platform to showcase their talents, while pursuing the idea that the players always come first. The league is designed to take the players and coaches best interests into account, making it the league’s primary focus.

Professional Football Showcase - PFS

Professional Football Showcase – PFS

PFS

What this means is that transportation, accommodations for out of town players and food will be cov...

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