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Quality Sports Tech Options For Active Older Adults

There are plenty of athletic activities accessible to older adults, and technology is ready to help

Fewer than 35 percent of American adults ages 65 to 74 are physically active, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Exercise is one of the best things we can do for our bodies, especially as we grow older. Muscle loss because of age begins after 30 and is called sarcopenia with men losing on average 30% of muscle mass throughout their life but that can be prevented through weight bearing exercises...

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Nike Football Sports Tech Upgrades Traz Powell Stadium For Miami-Dade County Public Schools

Nathaniel Traz Powell Stadium

Nike used sports tech to upgrade Nathaniel Traz Powell Stadium in Miami-Dade County for high school football games using a sustainability initiative the week of Super Bowl LIV generating maximum exposure for the sport while improving player performance and the fan experience for the 8,000-seat capacity venue. The Sports Techie community blog virtually applauds Nike and the Florida school district for making this so for the many sport playing kids and teenagers in the seven local powerhouse schools in Miami that call this stadium their home field. The $2 million and nine-month renovation of the ‘The Mecca’ included the new playing field, track around the field and press box, plus new l...

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Kobe Bryant Impacted Sports Tech Like A Champion Sports Techie

Dear Basketball, created and narrated by Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant is forever remembered in infamy now as an international basketball legend but you may not realize he was into sports tech from his youth until passing away at the age of 41 in a helicopter crash last Sunday in the Southern California San Fernando Valley. The tragic accident claimed the lives of nine souls including his daughter Gianna, as well as a fellow Whittier College Poet, Sarah (George) Chester, and her daughter Payton, also 13 years old as was Kobe and his wife Vanessa’s second eldest child...

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Bruin Sports Capital Receives $600 Million Investment By CVC Capital and The Jordan Company

Bruin Sports Capital (Bruin) will expand their business investments thanks to partnerships with CVC Capital Partners (CVC) and The Jordan Company (TJC) valued onto the billions. Bruin is privately held and will use an initial investment of $600 million by the private equity firms to increase global investing, operations and holding initiatives of sports and entertainment businesses including sports technology companies. Bruin will have additional access to more capital as required and will leverage each partner’s worldwide network of resources tied to the CVC Fund VII and Resolute Fund IV managed by TJC. This compelling sports tech news broke out of London and New York City earlier today and was shared with the Sports Techie community blog by Bruin. The sportsbiz future looks bright for t...

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The Best Fitness Apps That Eliminate Common Workout Excuses

The Sports Techie community blog is all about a sound mind, sound body.

The Sports Techie community blog is all about the notion of a sound mind, sound body. Over 60% of American adults don’t get the recommended amount of exercise and 25% of adults are inactive altogether, a recent government study reveals. Whether it’s a lack of time, motivation, or exercise equipment, there are many reasons why people don’t workout. Fortunately, fitness apps can eliminate common workout excuses, so you can start exercising regularly and live a fit and healthy lifestyle. If price is a deciding factor, look for free to use, complimentary trails and low cost solutions...

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THESportsTechie Autobiography Memoir Coming In 2020

THE Sports Techie is me. I have been in the sports technology industry more than 25 years. In my birthday month of 2020, it will be 10-years since I launched the Sports Techie community blog, trusted resource and original online sports tech community in America. Visit https://sportstechie.net/.

Since then, I have made others believe I am a sports tech expert, social media influencer and respected entrepreneur though my passion for the business and highlighting topics that are important to me such as sustainability, animals, and robotics, as well as gaming and sport betting. This vision opened up a career path I never dreamed of when I was a kid growing up down the street from Microsoft in Redmond when it was a one-year old, startup software company...

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GolfSuites, Where Golf Entertainment and Game Improvement Meet Through Sports Tech

GolfSuites – Improves your Drive, Drives Us

When I think about the golf industry over the past 20-years I have been a part of, technology pops into mind. GolfSuites is ready to deliver the next-gen of golf technology through entertainment, a game improvement center and computer tracking featured in high-tech facilities located worldwide. The first thought I and maybe you have about this investment story is TopGolf, an almost identical sports tech enhanced, golf driving range business concept minus the dedicated suites and measurement within inches rather than feet, from what I can tell. The market for golfing entertainment and a unique customer experience is improving and GolfSuite’s feels hundreds if not thousands of these facilities can be built to handle to need. Jerry Ellenburg,...

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PGA Tour Appoints DraftKings Official Daily Fantasy Game of Golf

DraftKings Named “Official Daily Fantasy Game” Of The PGA TOUR

PGA Tour and DraftKings entered into a new business arrangement making the latter the “Official Daily Fantasy Game of the PGA Tour.” The content and marketing deal is a first DFS partnership for the PGA Tour. The Sports Techie community blog encourages the legal play of fantasy sports, both traditional and daily, check to see if your state allows it. This sports tech news was announced today from the PGA Tour’s Pointe Vedra Beach headquarters and DrafKing’s Boston HQ. I just played in DraftKings PGA $5K Dime Time at a cost of $0.10 during the 148th version of The Open Championship golf major tournament this past weekend won by Ireland’s own Shane Lowry at Royal Portrush in the UK pocketing me a cool $0...

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The Best Mobile Apps for The Sports Junkie

The Best Mobile Apps for The Sports Junkie

Nowadays there is a mobile application for just about anything, but it’s the applications that change our lives which really stand out. Being a sports fanatic means staying up to date with the latest scores, keeping up with transfers and recruitments and every so often, placing a cash wager for the fun of it. The Sports Techie community blog encourages our followers and readers to use sports tech apps as a compliment for any sport activity and please, never wager money you cannot afford to lose. In 2019 we can do all of the above from our mobile devices and just to make your life a little easier, we have devised a list of the best mobile applications for us sporting fans in the modern day and age of 2019. Check them out below.

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Future of Sport Lab, MLSE and Ryerson University Sports Tech Startup Cohorts

Six sports tech startups workshopped their innovations across Ryerson University and MLSE teams and venues

Ryerson University and Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment incubated six inaugural sports tech startups within the Future of Sport Lab (FSL) ecosystem.  The startup businesses then pitched their technology and business plans to more than 100 eager business leaders in the space from across Canada at the Mattamy Centre in Toronto, Ontario. The Sports Techie community blog chatted with Dr. Cheri Bradish, Director of Future of Sport Lab, about the immersive programming each startup received. Included is a partnership with the Ted Rogers School of Business, mentorship within the FSL network of professionals and academics, as well as access to investors and leading academies...

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