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WinView Scores Blake Griffin To Promote Commodification And Gamification By Sports Fans

Blake Griffin and In-Game Predictions Platform WinView Games Flip the Script by “Taking Shots” at Fans Predicting Live Sports

Multi-million-dollar campaign features NBA All-Star Blake Griffin in content series playing off the “commodification” of professional athletes and the “gamification” of everyday life.

WinView and NBA All-Star Blake Griffin partnered to promote their sports tech platform that allows fans to predict during live sports events and action. To play the contest, simply make in-game predictions and win cash money prizes...

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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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NFL National Anthem Protest Affecting Ticket Sales And TV Viewership

NFL ticket sales and TV viewership numbers are being affected by the Constitutional rights of their players to kneel or sit for the National Anthem in unity as a sign of protest towards racial inequality and police brutality but the data according to brokers indicate it is not much, if at all. Ticket revenue while significant is not the lifeblood of the $14 billion business rather it is the billions of dollars paid for television from ESPN, NBC, CBS, and Fox, and now you can throw in Amazon Prime video online streaming during Thursday Night Football. The Sports Techie community blog is a firm supporter of this issue...

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ELEAGUE To Live Stream CES 2016 “Road To Vegas” eSports Championship

ELEAGUE To Live Stream CES 2016 “Road To Vegas” eSports Championship

The ELEAGUE “Road to Vegas” debut at CES 2016 produced by Turner Sports and WME / IMG is live streaming the top two teams in the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive by Valve championship eSports league competition to fans around the world this Thursday, January 7 at 12:30 p.m. PST. The CS:GO stream features Lounge Gaming and OpTic Gaming (team members formerly part of Team Conquest) facing off in the best-of-three championship round streamed live over the FaceIT Twitch Channel. The Sports Techie community blog is excited to share this Turner Sports news about a new sports technology driven sport that had more than 1,100 teams compete in the qualifying round for the opportunity to earn the right to play in the “Roa...

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Lenovo Joins NFL’s Salute to Service Campaign with #LenovoSalutes.

Lenovo Joins NFL’s Salute to Service Campaign with #LenovoSalutes.

Lenovo Launches Social Campaign To Support Troops

The NFL and Lenovo are technology partners and together have an impactful history of providing support to the U.S. military through football. The month long #LenovoSalutes program benefits the United Service Organization (USO) in support of the Salute to Service campaign by the NFL entering its fifth year. The goal is to honor and spread military appreciation while at the same time supporting the USO via a Lenovo technology donation. The Sports Techie blog was privileged to chat on Veterans Day with Milanka Muecke, Director PR, Customer Center & Community Relations, and Karen Ondrick, Chief Connector, Community Partnerships at Lenovo about the social media driven engagemen...

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Falcon Waterfree Technologies enlists PGA Tour Golfer Jason Gore to help spread water conservation message.

Falcon Waterfree Technologies enlists PGA Tour Golfer Jason Gore to help spread water conservation message.

Falcon Waterfree Urinals CA Shut The Flush Up Water Conservation Rebates

Falcon Water Technologies sponsored PGA Tour golf professional Jason Gore to evangelize water savings rebate programs implemented by local utilities throughout California in order to help overcome the possibility that the state has one year of stored H20 left after four years of drought...

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Kei Nishikori Play Tests Wilson’s “The Burn” Racket And The Court Can’t Contain Him

The Burn, Booming Power + Spin Built For Baseliners.

The Burn, Booming Power + Spin Built For Baseliners.

Kei Nishikori Play Tests Wilson’s “The Burn” Racket And The Court Can’t Contain Him

Wilson Tennis and Japanese superstar, Kei Nishikori, the 2014 U.S. Open winner, have partnered up on “The Burn” racket. Because of his baseline dominance, this new performance racket was launched together with a funny YouTube video on the Wilson Tennis channel. The Sports Techie blog loves to cover tennis sports technology products and stories for our readers and followers who love the game as players, coaches and fans like we do.

Kei Nishikori Play Tests Wilson’s “The Burn” Racket And The Court Can’t Contain Him - Sports Techie blog.

Kei Nishikori Play Tests Wilson’s “The Burn” Racket And The Court Can’t Contain Him – Sports Techie blog.

Wilson Burn Racket Test, with Kei Nishikori
As you view the video advert, notice Kei play testing the ...

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BigTeams Raises Series B Round, Acquires Schedule Star To Expand Digital Offering - Sports Techie blog

BigTeams Raises Series B Round, Acquires Schedule Star To Expand Digital Offering – Sports Techie blog

BigTeams Raises Series B Round, Acquires Schedule Star To Expand Digital Offering

BigTeams plans to disrupt high school athletics with their acquisition of Schedule Star, from Gannett, after raising a $5 million Series B financial commitment, according to their CEO, Clay Walker. The Sports Techie community blog also spoke to Walker last April after he was hired to lead BigTeams, a website and software system provider for high school athletic programs, read more here...

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Chicago Bears Cornerback Charles Tillman Surprises Courtyard Hotel Guests And NFL Fans

Chicago Bears Cornerback Charles Tillman Surprises Courtyard Hotel Guests And NFL Fans - Sports Techie blog

Chicago Bears Cornerback Charles Tillman Surprises Courtyard Hotel Guests And NFL Fans – Sports Techie blog

Chicago Bears Cornerback Charles Tillman Surprises Courtyard Hotel Guests And NFL Fans

Courtyard by Marriot, the official hotel of the NFL and Bears cornerback Charles Tillman together helped some engaged travelers and NFL fans enjoy their holidays even more via a funny hidden camera that the Sports Techie community blog loves sharing with our readers and followers all over the globe and nation. The fun and engaging fan experience generated by this winter promotion, including the use of cams, broadcast quality filming technology and slapstick humor provided by Tillman makes for a top notch marketing effort by Courtyard.

Throughout the entire NFL season, Courtyard is hosting special fan activities and experiences including tailgates, ticket giveaways and social media contests.

Throughout the entire NFL season, Courtyard is hosting special...

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Road to the NHL Winter Classic Premieres on Dec. 16 at 10pm ET/PT, 9CT;  Road to the NHL Stadium Series Premieres on Feb. 3 at 10pm ET/PT, 9CT.

Road to the NHL Winter Classic Premieres on Dec. 16 at 10pm ET/PT, 9CT; Road to the NHL Stadium Series Premieres on Feb. 3 at 10pm ET/PT, 9CT.

Road To The Winter Classic Free Trail On EPIX, NHL, Blackhawks, And Capitals Website Or App

Tomorrow at 10pm ET/PT, National Hockey League fans across the nation can view EPIX Presents Road To The NHL Winter Classic™ via free streaming on Epix.com and other digital distribution outlets. The four-part weekly episodes are a behind-the-scenes look at the Chicago Blackhawks and Washington Capitals during their preparation to face off in the 2015 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic®. The Sports Techie community blog followers here in the U.S. can watch EPIX Presents Road To The NHL Winter Classic television premiere December 16 for free on Epix...

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