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England VAR World Cup Destiny Should Influence Premier League

What Changed To Make England More Successful In This World Cup?

What Changed To Make England More Successful In This World Cup?

The pride surrounding the England team is unmissable. It’s been since 1966 when the Three Lions last roared as one for the football loving country when the men’s national soccer team won the World Cup final which so happens to be the year I was born...

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A Brief History of Women in Motorsports

The first motorized tricycle race for women that we know of took place as early as 1897. Comparing these pioneering ladies to modern day racers shows one major similarity, courage. The Sports Techie community blog readers and followers represents thousands of women across the planet as equals to men. Yet, to this day motorsports are associated with dudes and are usually seen as a type of sport showing masculinity at its finest.

This discipline is one of the very few where men and women can compete against each other in big competitions, as well as there being ‘female’ clubs and associations to inspire, promote and protect sportswomen...

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68 Soccer Nations Where the Women Are On Top

68 Soccer Nations Where the Women are on Top

The World Cup will kick off in Russia on 14th June, with the hosts facing Saudi Arabia in the opening game, which will be viewed by a global audience of over 100 million viewers. The Sports Techie global community supports the growth of soccer worldwide as long as the playing field of sports technology is as even as can be. Over the following month you will see a parade of international superstars and football tested countries battling it out for the coveted FIFA World Cup Trophy, presented to the winners in Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium on 15th July.

The Numbers

But men, aren’t the only ones involved in this beautiful game and women now make up 10% of the playing population with over 27 million players registered worldwide, and in some countries ...

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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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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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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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McIlroy Still Hopeful Following a Strong British Masters Showing

Rory McIlroy will be hoping that his convincing performance at Northumberland’s Close Club is enough to show Ryder Cup selectors that his best form isn’t behind him.

After a winless season that has seen the Northern Irishman missing cuts left, right and center, Rory McIlroy put on one of his most impressive performances of the season last week at the British Masters, finishing second only behind fellow Irishman Paul Dunne. McIlroy will be hoping that his convincing performance at Northumberland’s Close Club is enough to show Ryder Cup selectors that his best form isn’t behind him and he has recently admitted that he is now essentially competing to stay in line for selection at next year’s tournament...

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Seattle Seahawks, Century Link Field Plus 12s Are NFL Odds Game Changers

Seattle Seahawks, Century Link Field Plus 12s Are NFL Odds Game Changers

The Sports Techie Online Community is everywhere

Stadiums such as Century Link (Clink) Field, the NFL home stadium of the Seattle Seahawks, are full of technologies that increase fan engagement that ultimately provide a competitive edge affecting the odds and point spread. In regards to the Hawks, the 12s make up some of the loudest, loyalist and most passionate fans anywhere in the world. Because of the loss of the Sonics in the NBA, a MLB team in the Mariners that has never won the World Series combined with no NHL organization, you can begin to understand what the franchise means to the city, state and Pacific Northwest region...

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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

Currently, nearly every onl...

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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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