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Stadium Issues Fuel Relocation Talks for San Diego Chargers

Stadium Issues Fuel Relocation Talks for San Diego Chargers - #SportsTechie blog.

Stadium Issues Fuel Relocation Talks for San Diego Chargers – #SportsTechie blog.

The SD Chargers franchise appears poised to request a transfer to Los Angeles after this season. The main reason for this is the need for a new stadium – and the unwillingness of San Diego taxpayers to foot part of the bill. The Sports Techie community blog does a deep dive look at what this means to loyal San Diego Chargers fans, the city of Los Angeles and the use of cities as stadium pawns by the NFL.

49ers Levi's Stadium will seat 68,500 inside 1,850,000 square feet showcasing a 13,000 square foot HD video scoreboard big screen jumbotron and two additional fascia display scoreboards.

49ers Levi’s Stadium will seat 68,500 inside 1,850,000 square feet showcasing a 13,000 square foot HD video scoreboard big screen jumbotron and two additional fascia display scoreboards.

Why Is a New Stadium Necessary?
The original Chargers ...

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Golf Trip Guide Infographic For Planning A Trip Overseas By GolfOnline

Golf Trip Guide Infographic For Planning A Trip Overseas By Golf Online - Sports Techie blog.

Golf Trip Guide Infographic For Planning A Trip Overseas By Golf Online – Sports Techie blog.

Golf Trip Guide Infographic For Planning A Trip Overseas By GolfOnline

Playing golf is fun especially when the game is played at gorgeous and challenging courses around the world with family, friends and workmates. Thanks to GolfOnline, the Sports Techie community blg is happy to share their Infographic that breakdowns the particulars of what is needed and where to go when planning a trip abroad. The PGA Championship begins today at Whistling Straits for PGA Tour professional golfers on a golf course designed with Irish courses in mind...

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Mission Apolo Is Built By Chocolate Milk And Ready For Kona IRONMAN World Championship

Mission Apolo Is Built By Chocolate Milk And Ready For Kona IRONMAN World Championship - Sports Techie blog

Mission Apolo Is Built By Chocolate Milk And Ready For Kona IRONMAN World Championship – Sports Techie blog

Mission Apolo Is Built By Chocolate Milk And Ready For Kona IRONMAN World Championship

The IRONMAN World Championship Built by Chocolate Milk series with Apolo Ohno and last year with Hines Ward, is a true testament to the recovery power of this delicious choco liquid drink and these aging athletes. I enjoyed blogging about their training habits, sports technology and build up to this Big Island event. Unfortunately, our Sports Techie community blog Q &A request to fellow Seattleite Ohno was again denied by the former speed skating world champion so we wish him and teammates, Jen Ator the best come Saturday.

There's only one stop left on their Mission Apolo journey – race days 2.4 mike swim, 112 miles of cycling and 26.2 mile run, all in under 17 hours.

There’s only one stop left on their Mission Apolo journey – race days 2...

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College Football Hall of Fame Opening And Chick-Fil-A Fan Experience Sports Tech

College Football Hall of Fame Opening And Chick-Fil-A Fan Experience Sports Tech - Sports Techie blog

College Football Hall of Fame Opening And Chick-Fil-A Fan Experience Sports Tech – Sports Techie blog

College Football Hall of Fame Opening And Chick-Fil-A Fan Experience Sports Tech

I moved Sports Techie HQ from Seattle to Atlanta two months ago and was invited last month to attend the College Football Hall of Fame 2014 grand opening on August 23 as a member of the media, thanks to Jackson Spalding, and Traci Messier. It took 4 years of design, 18 months of construction and $66.5 million to finish what is considered to be the benchmark museum for sport, drawing a projected 500,000 to over 1 million fans annually to this diverse and football inspired city my family now lives in...

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Post Sochi: The Technology Behind the World’s Largest Sporting Event via iQ by Intel

Post-Sochi: The Technology Behind the World’s Largest Sporting Event via iQ by Intel

Post-Sochi: The Technology Behind the World’s Largest Sporting Event via iQ by Intel

The sports technology integrated into the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Russia was mind blowing as was the over $50 billion International event price tag. I was privileged to once again write for iQ by Intel about a trending topic wrapped in sports tech for the Sports Techie community blog.

Sports + Tech

By Robert Roble, iQ Contributor & Editor at SportsTechie

Russia spent over $50 billion on the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics making it the most expensive Olympic Games of all-time...

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Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics Fan Safety Infographic

It’s a high stakes game of life and death. Terrorists have vowed to disrupt the winter Olympic games; while Russia has more than 200,000 military, police and secret service agents at the ready to safeguard the athletes and visitors. The Sports Techie community blog thanks Zelda Robbins for sharing a new sports management degree hub Infographic that adds value to your Sochi Olympics fan experience. Whether you are attending the estimated cost of $50 billion dollar mega event hosted in Russia as a spectator, or watching the NBCOlympics live broadcasts on your digital devices beginning this Thursday, Feb. 6 with the new slopestyle ski event, heightened security is in in every spectator’s best interest.

If you’re planning to attend, here’s what you should know thanks to the Infographic at...

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How the Ski Industry Affects the Environment

How the Ski Industry Affects the Environment

How the Ski Industry Affects the Environment

Nearly 96 percent of consumers have a positive image of companies that participate in cause marketing, reports research group Cone/Echo. How does this affect ski and other sports enthusiasts? Providing inexpensive products and services isn’t enough in today’s consumer-savvy market. In addition to demanding products that add value and make life easier, consumers want to know the companies they do business with are socially responsible. Ethics, environmental sustainability, charity, and benevolence all factor into consumer behavior, and this translates to the sports world, as well.

Skiing into Consumption

As customers are shopping more prudently by using energy comparison shopping sites such as www.justenergy.com, by clipping coupons, and by sho...

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