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Klay Thompson Launches Family Foundation With Opus Bank

Klay Thompson Launches Family Foundation With Opus Bank

LOS ANGELES, CA – DECEMBER 17: Opus Bank and The Thompson Family Behind-the-Scenes at the “Solid Foundation” Video Shoot December 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. Pictured from left to right: Klay Thompson, Julie Thompson, Mychal Thompson, Mychel Thompson, Trayce Thompson, and Opus Bank CMO Amondo Redmond. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Opus Bank)

Klay Thompson, Golden State Warriors All-Pro guard, two-time NBA Championship and Washington State University legend launched a new non-profit together with his family, The Thompson Family Foundation. Together with Opus Bank, they will assist inner city folks around Los Angeles, Oakland and Nassau Bahamas...

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Miami Dolphins To Award Ephesus LED Sports Lighting To High School Football Field

Eaton and the Miami Dolphins to Award Free Ephesus LED Sports Lighting System to a Miami-Dade or Broward County High School Football Field

Eaton and the Miami Dolphins to Award Free Ephesus LED Sports Lighting System to a Miami-Dade or Broward County High School Football Field.

The Miami Dolphins together with Eaton, a power management company, are awarding a free Ephesus LED sports lighting system valued at more than $100,000 to a local high school football field as part of the “Light Like the Pros” community programming initiative...

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Seattle Seahawks Extend AMEX Card Member Partnership Benefiting 12s And Local Business

Back for the 12s: American Express and the Seattle Seahawks Return for Second Season of “All for the 12s” Experiences in 2016.

American Express and the Seattle Seahawks Return for Second Season of “All for the 12s” Experiences in 2016.

American Express and the Seattle Seahawks Return for Second Season of “All for the 12s” Experiences in 2016.

American Express and the Seattle Seahawks extended their exclusive multi-year sponsorship partnership benefiting card member 12s with one-of-a-kind fan experiences not available for fans of other NFL franchises. The rest of the 2016 football season looks promising for the team, local businesses and loyal fans. The Sports Techie community blog is excited to share this AMEX news with our readers and followers in the PNW, across the nation and around the world because I am part of 12s nation having grown up in Washington State a lifetime Hawks fan...

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New HockeyTV Powered By HockeyTech Digital Technology Solutions For Hockey

HockeyTech Launches HockeyTV—the Future of Viewing Ice Hockey.

HockeyTech Launches HockeyTV—the Future of Viewing Ice Hockey.

HockeyTech Launches HockeyTV—the Future of Viewing Ice Hockey.

HockeyTV powered by HockeyTech launched just in time last week for the 2016 hockey season thanks to Stu Siegel, founder and CEO of both companies, the former owner of the Florida Panthers, and a technology entrepreneur. More than 20,000 live amateur hockey games will stream this season on HockeyTV and will be used by scouts, NHL teams, and family members hoping to keep up with the loved ones’ as they play in high-level juniors. The sports tech company will also provide a cloud based digital library with an excess of 100,000 games available on demand and accessible to subscribers online...

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Ohio University Online Master in Coaching Education infographic: The Evolving Modern Professional Athlete.

New Motion-Tracking Tech Allows NBA Fans to See Players Like Never Before.

New Motion-Tracking Tech Allows NBA Fans to See Players Like Never Before.

With the Rio 2016 Olympics at a close and the Paralympics underway, there were many exciting stories to come out of this year’s events including those with a sports technology focus, yet none received as much media attention as 12-time Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte and his three USA Swimming teammates involvement in the gas station fiasco down in Brazil which came to light after a video was revealed catching them all in a cover up lie. Hope Solo was suspended by US Soccer from the women’s national team after critical remarks she made after a semifinals soccer loss to team Sweden in Rio...

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Topps And MLS WORKS Launch Fan Customizable Healthy Habits Team Cards

Topps and MLS WORKS Partner On Customizable “Healthy Habits” Cards.

Topps and MLS WORKS Partner On Customizable “Healthy Habits” Cards.

Topps And MLS WORKS Launch Fan Customizable Healthy Habits Team Cards

Major League Soccer continues to push forward into the mindset of fans around the country with a customizable Healthy Habits Card produced by Topps Company, Inc., together with MLS WORKS. This innovative MLS community outreach initiative was designed for any age fan to create a personalized trading card with their image and favorite team jersey by following three steps of an interactive online process at getactivewithmls.com that highlights each person’s reasons for living a health conscious lifestyle...

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Dr. J Signs With Anthem Media Group, FNTSY Sports Network And RotoExperts

NBA Hall of Famer, Entrepreneur Julius “Dr. J” Erving Joins Anthem Media Group as Investor and Brand Ambassador.

NBA Hall of Famer, Entrepreneur Julius “Dr. J” Erving Joins Anthem Media Group as Investor and Brand Ambassador.

Dr. J Signs With Anthem Media Group, FNTSY Sports Network And RotoExperts

Julius “Dr. J” Erving partnered with Anthem Media Group today as a wise investor and electric brand ambassador for FNTSY Sports Network and RotoExperts. The NBA Hall of Fame legend comes in as a shareholder and business asset whose role is to assist with strategic growth and company operations. The Sports Techie community blog has utmost respect for the “The Doctor” ever since I pretended to be him while playing dunk hoops on the playground and nerf basketball with my brothers and friends...

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Ladies European Tour And ISPS HANDA Partner For Power Of Sport And Paralympic Golf Push

ISPS Chairman Dr Haruhisa Handa (left) and LET CEO Ivan Khodabakhsh (right).

ISPS Chairman Dr Haruhisa Handa (left) and LET CEO Ivan Khodabakhsh (right).

Ladies European Tour And ISPS HANDA Partner For Power Of Sport And Paralympic Golf Push

If you golf, imagine performing blind or with a disability because the International Sports Promotion Society (ISPS HANDA) and the Ladies European Tour (LET) have already been doing so and will continue to empathize with this cause by partnering up again for the promotion of the tour, charity events and hopeful inclusion as a Paralympic sport. I love to write about adaptive sports for the Sports Techie community blog, even if technology is not the primary focus of the content. This thrilling news out of London is sure to inspire the blind and disabled in England and around the globe, as it does me...

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STATS LLC Buys Bloomberg Sports (BSports) Creating Sports Analytics Leader

BSports strengthens STATS’ Sports Solutions Group with technology, customers and leadership.

BSports strengthens STATS’ Sports Solutions Group with technology, customers and leadership.

STATS LLC Buys Bloomberg Sports (BSports) Creating Sports Analytics Leader

The breaking sports technology news out of New York and Illinois today is STATS aggressive acquisition of Bloomberg Sports (BSports) establishing the industries premier resource for sports analytics.  STATS, is considered one of the leading sports tech, data metrics and sport content companies in the world, and Bloomberg, might be the top global provider of data analytics making this deal an industry game-changer. I have analyzed both companies software and operations for the Sports Techie community blog readers and follower with past blogs, interviews and expert thoughts. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

STATS MatchCast sports technology product.

STATS Matc...

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Infographic: “Nothin’ But Net … Worth” 7 NBA Stars Who Get Business Done Off the Court

“Nothin' But Net … Worth” - Sports Techie blog

“Nothin’ But Net … Worth” – Sports Techie blog

Infographic: 7 NBA Stars Who Get Business Done Off the Court

The Sports Techie community blog is sharing the Infographic – Nothin’ But Net … Worth, researched and presented by the Sports Management Degree Hub and representative Zelda Robbins. The 2014 NBA Finals begin today and the complete schedule TV schedule via the NBA is here:

The complete Heat vs. Spurs schedule and national television arrangements on ABC for the NBA Finals.

Miami vs. San Antonio

Game 1 – Thu, June 5, Miami at San Antonio, 9 p.m. ET, ABC
Game 2 – Sun, June 8, Miami at San Antonio, 8 p.m. ET, ABC
Game 3 – Tue, June 10, San Antonio at Miami, 9 p.m. ET, ABC
Game 4 – Thu, June 12, San Antonio at Miami, 9 p.m. ET, ABC
Game 5 * Sun, June 15, Miami at San Antoni...

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