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Golf Ball Buyers Guide

Golf Ball Buyers Guide

Six things you need to know about golf balls.

For any beginner golfers, it’s important for you to remember that you will use your golf balls every time you take a shot unlike a driver or putter.  This is why it is extremely important that you buy the best ones to suit your playing style. With a myriad of golf balls available on the market, targeting a whole range of abilities, deciding on the best option for you can often take some time.  The Sports Techie community blog readers and followers possess a wide assortment of skill levels per sport, golfing is no exception...

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Should Replay Decisions Be Ended In The NFL?

After a review that lasted almost five minutes – the NFL’s head of officiating Al Riveron deemed that the evidence proved that James had failed to survive the ground and the pass was incomplete. Source: AKjoshgray via Twitter

The New England Patriots have benefited again from the NFL’s review system to secure the number one seed in the AFC Conference for the post-season. Their fortune has drawn the ire and the whisper of ‘conspiracy theory’ by fans and the teams chasing them alike in the battle to reach the Super Bowl. The question has been posed whether the usage of replays, especially slow-motion, is taking the moment out of the sport...

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Sun Life Stadium Implementing Ephesus LED Lighting System

Miami's Sun Life Stadium to Enhance Fan Experience and Energy Efficiency with Eaton's Advanced Ephesus LED Lighting System.

Miami’s Sun Life Stadium to Enhance Fan Experience and Energy Efficiency with Eaton’s Advanced Ephesus LED Lighting System.

Sun Life Stadium Implementing Ephesus LED Lighting System

Sun Life Stadium, home to the Miami Dolphins, University of Miami and the Orange Bowl, will install a new Ephesus Lighting LED System by Eaton power management company, in time for the start of the 2016 NFL football season. By implementing an advanced light-emitting diode (LED) system with glare-control innovation technology, 75 percent less energy is required to power venue lights while enhancing illumination and the viewing experience for the thousands of fans in attendance and television audiences...

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Bridgestone Arena Installs LED Ephesus Lighting For Nashville Predators And NHL All-Star Game

Bridgestone Arena to Install LED Lighting From Ephesus Lighting

Bridgestone Arena to Install LED Lighting From Ephesus Lighting

Bridgestone Arena Installs LED Ephesus Lighting For Nashville Predators And NHL All-Star Game

Bridgestone Arena, home to the Nashville Predators announced plans this week to install an Ephesus Lighting light-emitting diode (LED) system in time for their NHL home opener on Sept 20. This makes it the sixth National Hockey League home ice facility to upgrade their venue in order to provide improved illumination, save money and help the environment by way of the installation of 120 LED fixtures, replacing the existing 247 metal halide fixtures used over the past 17 seasons. Read further about Ephesus clients including, the University of Phoenix Stadium, home to last year’s Super Bowl 49, the new Minnesota Vikings stadium, an...

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Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams Are Most Socially Marketable Before Wimbledon

Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams are the most socially marketable tennis players.

Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams are the most socially marketable tennis players.

Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams Are Most Socially Marketable Before Wimbledon

Adobe Digital Index Wimbledon 2015 analytics say Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams are the top socially marketable tennis players making them the most likely male or female professional tennis players to sign with a sports-related endorser. ADI used a data sample from five million social media mentions to gauge what is causing the majority of fan engagement “buzz” between the four major tournaments, trending topics and measurement of the top 20 ranked tennis players. The Sports Techie community blog chatted with Joe Martin, Manager, Adobe Digital Index, about the event findings and methodology...

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Free Soccer Cleat Personalization at adidas!

Free Soccer Cleat Personalization at adidas!

When it comes to sports, nothing says “spring is here!” more than football also known as soccer. The question is fellow Sports Techie community blog footballers … are you ready? In case you’re in the market for a new pair of boots, adidas has you and your feet covered. Their soccer cleats are built to keep you on top of the ball and ahead of the competition. You can also make them uniquely yours like Messi by using technology to personalize and customize colors, outsole and more – for free until March 31st!

  • Colors can be mixed and matched on the upper, laces, 3-Stripes and heel lining for a look that’s unique to them.
  • Players can outfit their cleats in their team’s colors, their name, country flag, etc.
  • Stud selection can be customized for you...
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Artificial Grass Turf In Sports

Artificial Grass Turf In Sports

Artificial Grass Turf In Sports

Artificial Grass Turf In Sports

Natural grass has always been the most popular surfaces for many sports, such as football, golf, rugby and even tennis. However, with modern developments in technology coming along it is right to wonder whether or not we will see a lot of artificial grass among sports in the future. Artificial grass started with companies like Forever Green Lawns installing fake grass in people homes and gardens. Being made from a lot of synthetic fibres, artificial grass looks and supposedly acts like natural grass does. It would seem that artificial grass would be the perfect substitute for grass in many circumstances, however with fans and even athletes raising questions about the turf, how effective would it really be in certain sports?

It is likely that we will see an increase in the use of artificial grass in sports across all of the different types that are played on grass.

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BigTeams Raises Series B Round, Acquires Schedule Star To Expand Digital Offering - Sports Techie blog

BigTeams Raises Series B Round, Acquires Schedule Star To Expand Digital Offering – Sports Techie blog

BigTeams Raises Series B Round, Acquires Schedule Star To Expand Digital Offering

BigTeams plans to disrupt high school athletics with their acquisition of Schedule Star, from Gannett, after raising a $5 million Series B financial commitment, according to their CEO, Clay Walker. The Sports Techie community blog also spoke to Walker last April after he was hired to lead BigTeams, a website and software system provider for high school athletic programs, read more here...

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Catalyst 2014 Fan Engagement Study Social Media Behaviors And Digital Media Evolution

Catalyst 2014 Fan Engagement Study Social Media Behaviors And Digital Media Evolution - Sports Techie blog

Catalyst 2014 Fan Engagement Study Social Media Behaviors And Digital Media Evolution – Sports Techie blog

Catalyst 2014 Fan Engagement Study Social Media Behaviors And Digital Media Evolution

The 5th annual Catalyst Sports Fan Engagement Study was just released from their New York headquarters and the Sports Techie community blog was fortunate to be able to share insight about the data and resulting Infographic identifying how fans engage with sports using social media, for our loyal readers and followers. It was my pleasure to chat once again with Bret Werner, SVP and managing director, and Michelle Gordon, VP of consumer insights, at Catalyst, about the social media attitudes and usage habits among sport fans thanks to the explosion of mobile devices and sports technology products...

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Arizona Cardinals Install Ephesus LED Sports Lights For 2014 Season, 2015 Super Bowl

Arizona Cardinals Install Ephesus LED Sports Lights For 2014 Season, 2015 Super Bowl - Sports Techie blog

Arizona Cardinals Install Ephesus LED Sports Lights For 2014 Season, 2015 Super Bowl – Sports Techie blog

Arizona Cardinals Install Ephesus LED Sports Lights For 2014 Season, 2015 Super Bowl

Super Bowl 49 and the 2014 Arizona Cardinals NFL season will be played at the University of Phoenix Stadium under new LED Lights provided by Ephesus. The undisputed leader in LED Lighting, Ephesus installed their sustainable lights before the Cardinals game on Sunday, the 21st when they remained undefeated after defeating the rival San Francisco 49ers in a key NFC West divisional battle, enhancing each teams’ player performances while illuminating the playing field for the better of the fan experience and television broadcasting...

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