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Under Armour Chases Nike With MapMyFitness Buyout

Sales of fitness devices, apps and services are expected reach $5 billion by 2016. It’s no wonder Under Armour will purchase MapMyFitness for $150 million. In a move that seems to combat Nike, Under Armour will make the move to acquire MapMyFitness, which is a popular workout application company.  Part of the intrigue behind the move is…

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How To Land Your Dream Job In Sports with Max Wendkos, Founder – FrontOffice

One of the many benefit of being a Sports Executives Association member is the access we provide our members to top sports business professionals who are willing to network and help aspiring sports business professionals take their sports career to the next level! Yesterday, we were joined by Max Wendkos, Founder – FrontOffice. Who Is…

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Buckeye Nation Movie: An Interview with Mike Newman

Hey All!  Mike Rudd here from Sports Networker. Mike Newman is a filmmaker and finishing up his second documentary on Buckeye Nation, aka the Ohio State Buckeyes fan base! Today we do an interview with Mike on the Buckeye Nation Movie and how you can help if you feel so inclined! We always talk about following…

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4D May Be The Future Of Sports

It wasn’t long ago that the 3D experience looked to be the future of at-home sports viewing.  The technology is out there, but has never become as popular as many had hoped. In a move that could incorporate or skip 3D altogether, 4D is about to become a reality thanks to a company named the Guitammer…

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Location Based Services Strive To Make Baseball Better For Fans

Location based services have been steadily making their way into the marketing world.  This offseason, Major League Baseball will test a feature of its At The Ballpark app, which will use bluetooth technology to allow fan’s mobile devices to connect with sensors around the ballpark. Marketing-savvy teams will easily find this technology beneficial. Location Based Services…

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New Technology: What Second Screen Viewing Means for Sports Business

People are dependent on new technology like smartphones and tablets in everyday life; it’s no secret that this attachment bleeds into watching television. Smart devices make it easy to add a second screen to whatever you are watching, allowing you to keep up with everything being talked about with regard to the event. This is especially…

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TV Listings Are A Thing Of The Past With Bleacher Buddy

Have you ever been in the situation where you have travelled to a new city, with different time zone and you’ve searched the TV listings to find the game, only to to realize that kick off was an hour ago? This is unacceptable for any sports fan in any time zone. Well never fear, theres…

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Top 5 Tech Savvy Arenas

Stadiums and arenas around the world are known for their home teams. Other components like seating, cleanliness and traffic take a backseat – all components except technology. While there is nothing like going to see your favorite team in their home stadium, having the ability to stay connected while there makes all the difference. But…

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Modern Art and Sports: A Passionate Relationship

The worlds of art and sports are not all that different. Each medium conjures emotion, depicts internal conflict and creates lasting memories. From logo and uniform design to iconic sports photography to sculptures of legends outside sporting arenas, art and sports have formed a bond that is inseparable. Both art and sports are such important…

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Download An NFL App To Enhance Your Watching Experience!

With the Ravens and Broncos set to kick off the NFL season tonight, fans across the country will be increasingly turning to an NFL app on their phones and tablets alike to supplement their viewing experience and get the most out of the inaugural game in America’s favorite season. Whether it’s for fantasy sports, score…

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7 Apps to Maximize the Extreme Sports Fan Experience

As extreme sports become more technologically-oriented, fans now have more digital tools to help them enjoy these adrenaline-pumping activities. But with so many apps available online, it is hard to find the right one that will provide users instant information about the latest events in this sport. To help you out, here is a list…

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Yahoo reinvests in Fantasy Sports with Bignoggins Buy

Yahoo Inc. has purchased Bignoggins Productions for an undiscosed amount according to a report. The purchase of the small mobile applications company is one of several that CEO Marissa Meyer has completed since taking over more then a year ago. The investment is a small one compared to Yahoo’s purchase of Tumblr – which cost…

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