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Current State Of The Thriving Fantasy Sports Industry

Incidence of Fantasy Sports Participation.

Incidence of Fantasy Sports Participation.

Fantasy sports growth in North America during 2016 increased to around 57.4 million mostly young male players according to new research by Ipsos Public Affairs in Canada on behalf of the Fantasy Sports Trade Association (FSTA) located in New York. Since the study covering both traditional and daily fantasy began in 2013, the boom in fantasy participation peaked in 2015 and then grew this year by an almost 1% increase making the new tally the highest in the history of the limited study. The Sports Techie community blog welcomed the opportunity to peruse the information shared yesterday with the 2016 FSTA Summer Conference in New York City...

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Mascots And Uniforms And The Effect On Winning

Mascots And Uniforms And The Effect On Winning

You probably have a favorite color that boosts your mood when wearing it. Maybe you even specifically look for clothing featuring that hue because you feel more confident wearing outfits of that shade. Some psychologists who study color say certain hues can influence a person’s mood, impact his or her brain activity and play a role in the individual’s posture. The Sports Techie community blog continues to even the playing field, this time with revealing data about the color of uniforms and information about mascots, and the possible influence they both play on winning or losing in sport...

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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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ACC Guest Reporter Search Begins On The ACCDN

The ACCDN Opens Entries for “Guest Reporter Search” Opportunity for Students and Alumni to Cover the ACC Football Championship Game.

The ACCDN Opens Entries for “Guest Reporter Search” Opportunity for Students and Alumni to Cover the ACC Football Championship Game.

College football begins tonight and that means the ACC Digital Network is offering a fresh chance for active students and alumni interested in the opportunity to be a part of their coverage team on site by winning the “Guest Reporter Search” contest. The Sports Techie community blog shared this fun story last year and looks forward to spreading the new campaign news this season once again with our readers and followers around the nation and here in the South. Entrants can win by leveraging social media and ACCDN content about their favorite school. The ACCDN and theACC.com are using sports technology and social campaigns to deliver top sports content...

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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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Slingbox Player March Madness Cubed Sweepstakes

Slingbox Player March Madness Cubed Sweepstakes (https://ooh.li/a0a576f) - Sports Techie blog

Slingbox Player March Madness Cubed Sweepstakes (https://ooh.li/a0a576f) – Sports Techie blog

Slingbox Player March Madness Cubed Sweepstakes

Slingbox Player is amazing technology for the Sports Techie community to consider using during the fast paced NCAA March Madness men’s Division I college basketball tournament and for other live or recorded sporting events because it lets users watch home TV anywhere in the world, on any digital device. I picked up my toddler son from daycare today during the beginning of the Michigan State versus Georgia game being played in Charlotte so I decided to buy Slingbox, download their Slingplayer App for the iPhone that synchs with the M1 Slingbox Player and not miss any hoops games, play or expert analysis as a result of this tech suite...

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SportsBlog Debuts Pros March Madness Coverage

SportsBlog Launches “Pros Marching In Madness” Platform For The NCAA Tournament Current & Former Pros Such as Sam Perkins, Spencer Haywood, Tamika Catchings, Stefanie Dolson, Justin Forsett & Charlie Villanueva To Weigh In On Anything & Everything Related To The Big Dance.

SportsBlog Launches “Pros Marching In Madness” Platform For The NCAA Tournament
Current & Former Pros Such as Sam Perkins, Spencer Haywood, Tamika Catchings, Stefanie Dolson, Justin Forsett & Charlie Villanueva To Weigh In On Anything & Everything Related To The Big Dance.

SportsBlog Debuts Pros March Madness Coverage

SportsBlogs announced their new “Pros Marching In Madness” hub made up of blogs written by professional athlete bloggers focused on created original social content about the one billion dollar NCAA March Madness Division I men’s basketball tournament. This innovative sports technology concept was launched to showcase current and former pro player’s real-time opinions, performance insights and breakdown of coaching strategies regarding all things Big Dance...

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The ACC Digital Network Tournament Fan Experience And Guest Reporter Search Winners

The ACC Digital Network Tournament Fan Experience And Guest Reporter Search Winners - Sports Techie blog.

The ACC Digital Network Tournament Fan Experience And Guest Reporter Search Winners – Sports Techie blog.

The ACC Digital Network Tournament Fan Experience And Guest Reporter Search Winners

The newest ACC Digital Network (@theACCDN) Guest Reporter Search campaign by the ACCDN has two new collegiate winners that will be part of the extensive tournament coverage. Sports technology apps, streaming and social content are set to enhance the ACC fan experience. Shantel Jordan and Jacob Dennis will boost their sports media careers via video, editorial and social media contributions from the 2015 New York Life ACC Tournament. Jordan and Dennis are official members of the ACCDN team and will work at the Greensboro Coliseum on the ACCDN #ACCStar daily video on demand segment, together with Jeff Fis...

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UNC Versus Duke Streamed, #CRAZYCAM And ACC Postgame Live

UNC Versus Duke Streamed, #CRAZYCAM And ACC Postgame Live - Sports Techie blog.

UNC Versus Duke Streamed, #CRAZYCAM And ACC Postgame Live – Sports Techie blog.

UNC Versus Duke Streamed, #CRAZYCAM And ACC Postgame Live

Pioneer Dick Vitale was pulled off the ESPN television telecast of the No. 4 Duke Blue Devils versus No. 15 North Carolina Tar Heels tonight in a ACC men’s basketball rivalry game after being a broadcast team member since 1979 but the Cameroon Indoor crazies are always fun to watch on the ACC Digital Network #CRAZYCAM. The Sports Techie community blog readers and followers can join Antawn Jamison and Seth Davis with ACCDN host Jeff Fischell for ACC Postgame Live after the game ends, streamed on theACC.com web site.

Watch #CRAZYCAM and ACC Postgame Live show at ACC.com.

Watch #CRAZYCAM and ACC Postgame Live show at ACC.com.

ACC Postgame Live
The ACCDN out of Charlotte, NC plans to share instant analysis ...

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Football Helmet Ratings Changing Game And Business

Football Helmet Ratings Changing Game And Business - Sports Techie blog

Football Helmet Ratings Changing Game And Business – Sports Techie blog

Football Helmet Ratings Changing Game And Business

When Virginia Tech started rating football helmets it changed the game and business by providing legitimate safety testing. The Sports Techie community blog chatted with Bloomberg Business reporter Bryan Gurley about his recent news piece that began as an article about Schutt Sports and evolved into a story and video about Virginia Tech. The lifelong hockey fan interviewed Stefan Duma, head of Virginia Tech’s School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, and the professor responsible for generating the ratings, about their pioneering rating program. He took a tour of Schutt factories and spent time with their CEO, Robert Erb...

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