Touchdown tagged posts

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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Seattle Seahawks, Century Link Field Plus 12s Are NFL Odds Game Changers

Seattle Seahawks, Century Link Field Plus 12s Are NFL Odds Game Changers

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Stadiums such as Century Link (Clink) Field, the NFL home stadium of the Seattle Seahawks, are full of technologies that increase fan engagement that ultimately provide a competitive edge affecting the odds and point spread. In regards to the Hawks, the 12s make up some of the loudest, loyalist and most passionate fans anywhere in the world. Because of the loss of the Sonics in the NBA, a MLB team in the Mariners that has never won the World Series combined with no NHL organization, you can begin to understand what the franchise means to the city, state and Pacific Northwest region...

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Europe, Get Ready For NFL Game Pass Europe OTT Streaming

Europe, Get Ready For NFL Game Pass Europe OTT Streaming.

NFL Game Pass Europe launched in time for the New England Patriots dismantling by the Kansas City Chiefs in game one of the 2017 season. American football fans in 61 European markets can now pay to subscribe to stream live games and compelling, data rich content with multiple screen digital device portability and user control of the feed...

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How Technology Has Changed Sports

PC gaming offers serious growth, as well

It may be hard to believe now, especially for the younger generation, but there was a time when sports weren’t in the media 24/7. Technology has done wonders to make a sports fan life better. The Sports Techie community blog has documented our share of the game-changing sports technology from football tech to eSports and everything in-between.

Social media has allowed everyone to become an armchair manager. We can vent about our favorite teams/players to the masses on websites like Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or Instagram. Nearly everyone has multiple HD televisions in their homes today. Live sports can be watched live 24/7 in countries around the world. In fact – as long as you have an internet connection, you can watch any sporting events...

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A Brief History of Technology in Sports

Since its appearance, technology has strived to intermingle with almost every area of human life. And even when you thought that was impossible, it did the same with sports. Sports fans were a bit frustrated at first, thinking that tech specialists would interrupt or even slow the game down. The Sports Techie community blog has championed sports tech for the past six years but really going on more than twenty years when you count my career.

The troublesome goals and seemingly equal race times, however, were much more irritating. Hence, sports technology became widely accepted soon after its first appearance. For betting enthusiasts, in particular, it managed to provide indisputable results, without giving them the opportunity to blame it on the betting services, such as NJ Casinos and many...

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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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FOOTBALL FANS GAIN FIRST PLAY ALONG LIVE SPORTS EXPERIENCE WITH WINVIEW GAMES

WinView Games Live Football Prediction Game Launches For Football Fans - SportsTechie blog.

WinView Games Live Football Prediction Game Launches For Football Fans – SportsTechie blog.

WinView Game app launched today for NFL and NCAA football fans to use as a second screen social gaming tech tool. The live sports startup has proprietary and patented technologies enabling each mobile fan to synchronize two-screens and predict a variety of outcomes during televised football events and win cash prizes.  The world of sport just got a digital application companion designed in the Silicon Valley for users to play in online competitions with other users based on play predictions during real time TV broadcasts and win cash...

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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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Who Are The Sports Techie Community?

Who Are The Sports Techie Community?

Who Are The Sports Techie Community?

Who Are The Sports Techie Community?

THE Sports Techie community now numbers over 21,000 people worldwide plus a few cherished animals and friendly robots. As the founder and curator of this original sports technology venture and adventure, it is my pleasure to connect with each one of you via tech, social media and blogs. Sport, fitness and recreation are part of our core values but as many of you know or are finding out for the first time reading this blog but there are many other topics that help define our online culture such as sustainability, longevity and obesity, muscular dystrophy in honor of a set of twins from my hometown of Redmond with this disease I cared for, and autism because of my beautiful son whom is on the ASD. So who are the Sports...

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NFL GSIS And Next Gen Stats New Distribution Partnership With Sportradar US

NFL GSIS And Next Gen Stats New Distribution Partnership With Sportradar US - Sports Techie blog.

NFL GSIS And Next Gen Stats New Distribution Partnership With Sportradar US – Sports Techie blog.

NFL GSIS And Next Gen Stats New Distribution Partnership With Sportradar US

The National Football League Next Gen Stats initiative is part of a sports and entertainment agreement granting exclusive distribution rights for the 2015 and 2016 season by new partners at Sportradar US. This breaking news released today signifies further development of a new sports technology data category together by the NFL and Sportradar centered on distributing official real-time scores, player statistics and play-by-play data known as the Game Statistics and Information System (GSIS), in addition to proprietary Next Gen Stats to digital outlets...

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