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Bandwagon Secondary Ticket Marketplace, Long Form

Bandwagon Secondary Ticket Marketplace- Sports Techie blog.

BANDWAGON and the secondary market for tickets are disrupting the status quo for selling or buying a ticket to a college football game or sport event while at the same time capturing insightful and transparent buyer and seller identity data to help optimize best practices for business efficiency. Game day experiences and the fan experience are evolving thanks to advances in technology which is what company Founder and CEO, Harold Hughes, brought to market as a resource during last season’s National Championship by Clemson University, his alma mater...

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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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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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Sports Using Technology to Detect, Prevent Athlete Head Injuries via iQ by Intel

All NFL Teams Adopt X2 ICE Concussion Management Software for 2013-14 Season

All NFL Teams Adopt X2 ICE Concussion Management Software for 2013-14 Season

Sports Using Technology to Detect, Prevent Athlete Head Injuries via iQ by Intel http://mvb.me/s/b2aeba

Future of Wearable Tech, Sports + Tech

By Robert Roble, iQ Contributor & Editor at SportsTechie

Innovative researchers and technology-based companies are hard at work addressing the serious dangers of brain injuries and resulting concussions. Using wearable sensors, mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones and big data crunching technologies are allowing for baseline tests that could be valuable for coaches and athletes. These new technologies are becoming more affordable, which could help them be more widely used not only during games, but also for practices.

According to Bill Hannon, a senior technical ...

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Lyft On Demand Ride Service Is In Seattle and Nationwide

Lyft On Demand Ride Service Is In Seattle and Nationwide

Lyft On Demand Ride Service Is In Seattle and Nationwide

Your new, cheaper alternative to calling a cab is Lyft, an on demand ride service that launched here in Seattle back in April. The community standard of pink mustaches on drivers and fist bumps between customers is sweeping the nation and soon the globe. If you need a ride to Century Link Stadium to see the NFL’s number one ranked Seattle Seahawks play or catch the Seattle Sounders defeat another MLS opponent, or need a lift home, Lyft is your fun and cheap friend that can make it so.

Lyft

If you find yourself in a bind or simply want a different experience than the crowded Metro bus line or expensive Yellow Cab and you can’t afford a limo, try Lyft...

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HOW TO FOSTER GOOD SPORTSMANSHIP IN YOUR KIDS WITH THE SPORTS TECHIE PLEDGE

Parent and Family Role Models

Parent and Family Role Models

Participation in group sports has a wide range of benefits for kids, from teaching them valuable teamwork skills to encouraging physical fitness and active play. However, organized sports can also bring out the worst in kids if they’re not taught the importance of good sportsmanship and why they should always work to be good sports. Fostering a sense of good sportsmanship starts at home, and isn’t the sole responsibility of coaches. These tips can help you create an environment in which sportsmanship reigns supreme and avoid potential problems with kids’ behavior later.

HOW TO FOSTER GOOD SPORTSMANSHIP IN YOUR KIDS - Sports Techie blog

HOW TO FOSTER GOOD SPORTSMANSHIP IN YOUR KIDS – Sports Techie blog

Start Early

As with many important behavioral lessons, helping kids understand and exhibit good sportsmanship is easier ...

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Lorenzo Romar Inspires Sports Techie

Sports Techie Inspiration

Lorenzo Romar UW Coaches Show on KJR AM

Lorenzo Romar
I remember first meeting Lorenzo (Lo) Romar, the Head Coach of the University of Washington Men’s basketball team several years back at the “Legends of the Game” event that my friend and at that time co-worker, Coach Tom Newell, hosted. It was an incredible gathering of some of basketball’s finest minds and abilities at the beautiful Palisade’s restaurant in Seattle. Legends Pete Newell and Marv Harshman [Tex Winters] made special appearances. Chatting with the two [three] Legends was a lifetime highlight.

[Blog update on 02/17/2011: Got an e-mail from Tom Newell reminded me that Tex Winters was also a Legend. How could I forget? He was a former Head Coach at the UW (1968-1971...

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