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College Football – How to Get Closer to the Action

NCAAF Game Fan Experience

Every Saturday, you sit yourself down in front of your TV just to cheer on the team representing your Alma mater, place of birth or where you currently live. Do you pay no mind to the NFL or the CFL, and much prefer the NCAA Football? If so, then you’re just like the majority of the sport-loving American nation — you’re a keen fan of college football, especially around here in the deep South, home of the SEC and ACC. The Sports Techie community blog has collegiate football fan readers and followers located all over the world.

If you ever get tired of only ever getting your football fix through a screen, why not get closer to the action? There are plenty of ways you can involve yourself...

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NFL National Anthem Protest Affecting Ticket Sales And TV Viewership






NFL ticket sales and TV viewership numbers are being affected by the Constitutional rights of their players to kneel or sit for the National Anthem in unity as a sign of protest towards racial inequality and police brutality but the data according to brokers indicate it is not much, if at all. Ticket revenue while significant is not the lifeblood of the $14 billion business rather it is the billions of dollars paid for television from ESPN, NBC, CBS, and Fox, and now you can throw in Amazon Prime video online streaming during Thursday Night Football. The Sports Techie community blog is a firm supporter of this issue...

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The Fan Experience Hijacking of Fan Engagement.

ScoreMore is a sports tech startup at the convergence of sport, technology, entertainment and media. This mobile software solution hosted in the cloud transforms fan to fan engagement, all while generating incremental sponsorship and advertising revenue for teams, leagues and associations. Since October, I have been the Director of Business Development at ScoreMore, increasing brand awareness while setting up and participating in meetings with the Fortune 100, professional and college sports organizations, global technology companies, and investors. Last month, my colleagues attended the 2016 Fanalyse European Summit for Fan Engagement and Fan Experience at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales...

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Minnesota Gophers Football Virtual Reality App For Recruiting By FusionSports

University of Minnesota Golden Gophers Football and FusionSports Partner to Develop Virtual Reality Experiences

It’s Launching! – Minnesota Golden Gophers Virtual Reality (VR) Football Recruiting App.

The University of Minnesota Golden Gophers football program is about to launch a new virtual reality app for recruiting purposes ahead of the Holiday Bowl, designed and created by FusionSports. College players today have grown up intertwined with digital devices and most have likely spent half of their life owning a smartphone...

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Football Season All Year Long: Today’s Best Apps for Passionate Fan

Top Apps For Football Fans.

Top Apps For Football Fans.

Let’s face it: football is an obsession for many fans across the world, one that has them following the sport not just during the season, but throughout the year, from the off-season signings to the draft to Training Camp. Fans want to stay current on all of the league news as well as their favorite team’s latest information. Today, it’s easier to do just that than ever. Because of the sheer amount of mobile devices out there, sports websites have created many apps that can help fans, both casual and obsessive, keep track of breaking news, transactions and, injuries and recruiting, and virtually any aspect of the game you may be interested in learning more about...

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Sports Techie #CiscoChat Review, How Digital is Transforming the Game-Day Experience

How Digital is Revolutionizing the Sports and Entertainment World.

#CiscoChat Recap: How Digital is Revolutionizing the Sports and Entertainment World.

#CiscoChat Recap: How Digital is Revolutionizing the Sports and Entertainment World.

The Cisco Sports and Entertainment Solutions Group TweetChat last week titled, “How Digital is Transforming the Game-Day Experience” co-hosted by myself and company executives was well attended by sport and technology industry influencers, media publications, and fans. Eight questions including a poll question were offered to the public covering a variety of topics surrounding the delivery and enhancement of the fan experience for in-venue ticket holders and home viewers, as well as for teams, venues and sponsors...

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American Express Hawks Island 12s Help Seattle Seahawks Defeat Atlanta Falcons

American Express Brings Back Hawks Island to the 12s on the Puget Sound

AMEX Brings Back Hawks Island to the 12s on the Puget Sound, credit: Mat Heyward and Suzi Pratt / Getty Images for American Express.

AMEX Brings Back Hawks Island to the 12s on the Puget Sound, credit: Mat Heyward and Suzi Pratt / Getty Images for American Express.

Hawks Island presented by American Express for card member Seattle Seahawks fans known as 12s helped the team win a close NFC game on Sunday over the Atlanta Falcons. Neither typhoon winds, nor rain nor a nearly unstoppable superstar named Julio Jones could stop the exclusive pre-game event on Pier 66 of hundreds of people from having fun and enjoying this ultimate AMEX sport sponsor-driven fan experience.  The Sports Techie community blog represents the pulse of the 12thman since I am one...

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The ACC Digital Network Facebook Shows Debut, College Football Tailgate Tour, Autism Love, And Official Mobile App

The ACC Digital Network Premieres ‘ACCDN Kickoff Live’ and ‘ACC Football Players of the Week’ on Facebook.

The ACC Digital Network Premieres ‘ACCDN Kickoff Live’ and ‘ACC Football Players of the Week’ on Facebook.

College football season begins today and the ACC Digital Network is hard at work delivering digital content showcasing new Facebook fan experiences. The ACCDN premieres two shows exclusively on Facebook, ‘ACCDN Kickoff Live’ and ‘ACC Football Players of the Week.’ The inaugural ACC Football Tailgate Tour presented by Lumber Liquidators promises plenty of pregame excitement sprinkled in with sport tech to loyal and new league fans. A positive Atlantic Coast Conference story that touched my heart has gone viral because a loving Florida State University football player was captured in a photo eating lunch with a boy diagnosed on the autism spectrum at a middle school...

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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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Chicago Bears Cornerback Charles Tillman Surprises Courtyard Hotel Guests And NFL Fans

Chicago Bears Cornerback Charles Tillman Surprises Courtyard Hotel Guests And NFL Fans - Sports Techie blog

Chicago Bears Cornerback Charles Tillman Surprises Courtyard Hotel Guests And NFL Fans – Sports Techie blog

Chicago Bears Cornerback Charles Tillman Surprises Courtyard Hotel Guests And NFL Fans

Courtyard by Marriot, the official hotel of the NFL and Bears cornerback Charles Tillman together helped some engaged travelers and NFL fans enjoy their holidays even more via a funny hidden camera that the Sports Techie community blog loves sharing with our readers and followers all over the globe and nation. The fun and engaging fan experience generated by this winter promotion, including the use of cams, broadcast quality filming technology and slapstick humor provided by Tillman makes for a top notch marketing effort by Courtyard.

Throughout the entire NFL season, Courtyard is hosting special fan activities and experiences including tailgates, ticket giveaways and social media contests.

Throughout the entire NFL season, Courtyard is hosting special...

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