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TOPPS And Mike Piazza Launch Virtual Live Signature Cards Sports Tech Platform

Topps Unveils Live Signature Cards With Mets Hall of Famer Mike Piazza.

Topps Unveils Live Signature Cards With Mets Hall of Famer Mike Piazza.

TOPPS MLB BUNT 2016 and Mike Piazza pushed the digital sports technology industry forward with the launch of virtual live Signature Cards over the past weekend during The Baseball Card Show in Atlantic City, and no, U.S. GOP Presidential candidate Donald Trump was nowhere to be seen. Fans at the event in New Jersey and online around the world both took part in a real-time, customized digital autograph signature opportunity in anticipation of collecting a unique, signed trading card the likes of which created huge anticipation amongst card collectors across the nation and worldwide because of Piazza and the ground-breaking platform...

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NBA Digital Delivers Record Breaking Finals Streaming

NBA TV’s postgame coverage for The Finals averaged a record 258,000 viewers for the seven-game Cavaliers/Warriors series.

NBA TV’s postgame coverage for The Finals averaged a record 258,000 viewers for the seven-game Cavaliers/Warriors series.

NBA Digital Delivers Record Breaking Finals Streaming

The 2016 NBA Finals delivered by NBA Digital provided record-setting numbers across all platforms. The extensive NBA and Turner Sports coverage of the NBA Finals delivered a record 1.4 billion videos around the world between the NBA.com web site and NBA App, surpassing last season’s record set during the Finals. Basketball sport content published via NBA TV, NBA on TNT and NBA.com’s Facebook and Twitter accounts generated a record one billion social media million impressions for this year’s NBA Finals, up 68% over last year’s previous high...

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NBA, Turner Sports And NextVR Pioneer Virtual Reality Video For Fans

Golden State Warriors NBA Championship Ring Ceremony and Opening Night Game Against New Orleans Pelicans to be Publicly Available to Fans in Virtual Reality.

Golden State Warriors NBA Championship Ring Ceremony and Opening Night Game Against New Orleans Pelicans to be Publicly Available to Fans in Virtual Reality.

NBA, Turner Sports And NextVR Pioneer Virtual Reality Video For Fans

The National Basketball Association, Turner Sports and NextVR are pushing sports technology, virtual reality, sponsorship and the fan experience to new levels opening night when fans of defending NBA league champions, the Golden State Warriors and everyone else outside located Oracle Arena watching publically at home, work or in a sports bar, have access to a free live stream of the first professional sport game ever broadcast in VR using Samsung Gear VR headset tech...

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How Fantasy Football Has Totally Changed the Way Fans Watch the Game

Fantasy Football is Big Business

Fantasy Football is Big Business

How Fantasy Football Has Totally Changed the Way Fans Watch the Game

Thanks to advances in technology, football fans are no longer limited to watching NFL games in person, on over-the-air channels and radio, or waiting for tomorrow’s newspaper to get the latest information on team and individual performances. The Sports Techie blog is thrilled about the role sports tech has played in developing the fantasy sports industry into an augmentation of a fans’ daily lifestyle.

Cable and satellite TV have made it possible to watch nearly any game. With just an internet connection and an inexpensive mobile smartphone, fans can now get game stats and analytics in real time from just about anywhere...

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Stadium Issues Fuel Relocation Talks for San Diego Chargers

Stadium Issues Fuel Relocation Talks for San Diego Chargers - #SportsTechie blog.

Stadium Issues Fuel Relocation Talks for San Diego Chargers – #SportsTechie blog.

The SD Chargers franchise appears poised to request a transfer to Los Angeles after this season. The main reason for this is the need for a new stadium – and the unwillingness of San Diego taxpayers to foot part of the bill. The Sports Techie community blog does a deep dive look at what this means to loyal San Diego Chargers fans, the city of Los Angeles and the use of cities as stadium pawns by the NFL.

49ers Levi's Stadium will seat 68,500 inside 1,850,000 square feet showcasing a 13,000 square foot HD video scoreboard big screen jumbotron and two additional fascia display scoreboards.

49ers Levi’s Stadium will seat 68,500 inside 1,850,000 square feet showcasing a 13,000 square foot HD video scoreboard big screen jumbotron and two additional fascia display scoreboards.

Why Is a New Stadium Necessary?
The original Chargers stadium was built in 1967, and it has not been upgraded since 1997,...

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NBA Finals 2015 Sets New Global Streaming Records

NBA Digital Delivers New Records During 2015 NBA Finals.

NBA Digital Delivers New Records During 2015 NBA Finals.

NBA Finals 2015 Sets New Global Streaming Records

The 2015 NBA Finals streamed a global record 336 million videos over NBA.com, NBA Mobile and GameTime app during the six game championship series between the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers. Congratulations to NBA Digital for touching this many people around the globe. Each of their multimedia tech platforms such as NBA TV saw notable audience growth. The Sports Techie blog readers and followers can learn more about Turners Sports part in the advancement of sports technology at this link, here. Tonight is the NBA draft and fans all over the world will be connected to the live event as they did for the NBA Finals across the NBA Digital platform.

NBA.com & NBA Mobile Net Record 336 Million Video Views During NBA Finals; Mobile Video Views Up 75% Over Last Year

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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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Prime Victus Is The Future Of Human Sports And Fantasy Performance

Prime Victus Is The Future Of Human Sports And Fantasy Performance - Sports Techie blog

Prime Victus Is The Future Of Human Sports And Fantasy Performance – Sports Techie blog

Prime Victus Is The Future Of Human Sports And Fantasy Performance

When an United States sports analytics company can claim they are the best in the world and way beyond Moneyball because of their expert sport services that combine science and technology to accurately predict human athletic performance via advance analytics in the future, it deserves a hard look by the NFL, NBA, MLB, Soccer, Motorsports and Lacrosse, plus College and Youth sports. Welcome to the sports tech company in Salt Lake City known as Prime Victus, the future of sports performance...

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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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Best, Brightest And Worst Major League Baseball Executives Of All Time

Play Ball All-Time Best General Managers - Sports Management Degree Infographic

Play Ball All-Time Best General Managers – Sports Management Degree Infographic

The Evolution of the Major League Baseball General Manager has swung from former players to more education driven and sports tech advocating GMs. Sophia Barber from Sports-management-degrees.com shared the Infographic below with the Sports Techie community blog titled, “Play Ball! The Best, Brightest and Worst Baseball Executives of All Time.”

 “Play Ball! The Best, Brightest and Worst Baseball Executives of All Time”

Baseball GMs
Source: Sports-Management-Degrees.com

Infographic Analysis

I find it odd that only four GMs are in the MLB Hall of Fame since they impact the game in so many layers...

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