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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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Essential Sports Apps for NBA Fans

The NBA is surely evolving as the years pass. We see the game being played a differently than the previous decades. Together with this evolution, we’ve experienced a drastic change in the way the NBA and sports in general are covered by media, reporters and analysts. With the evolution of technology and thanks to the…

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Innovation Through Sports Data

We live in a data driven society where we now produce and have access to it more than ever. This information can be invaluable to marketers. In 2012, every day 2.5 quintillion bytes of data (1 followed by 18 zeros) was created, with 90% of the world’s data created in the last two years alone. Sports…

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Masters Winners From 1934-2012 (INFOGRAPHIC)

There’s nothing like the majestic nature of The Masters. This legendary tournament seems to transcend time, getting better year in and year out as millions tune in to see who will be the one to win the lustrous green jacket. The action has already seen some fireworks with a 14-year old making the cut and Tiger…

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Top 7 Apps for the Ultimate Sports Fan

Now living in the digital era it’s hard to keep up with all the new technology that makes our life easier. So I have compiled a list of The Top 7 Sport Apps for the iPhone and iPad. These apps are useful for any sports fan, sports business person or athlete. #7 Yahoo! Sportacular App…

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Leveraging Technology to Infuse Sports Into Your Website

Do you run a website that covers sports? Did you know there’s really cool scripts and WordPress plugins you can leverage to make your website stand out from the rest? I’ve been mucking with sports based websites for my fair share of time and have come across what works and what doesn’t work.  You can drive…

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Konami Brings Baseball Cards to Web

Collecting baseball cards is a favorite pastime as American as apple pie and the sport itself. Now, in the 21st century, baseball cards are coming to the web. Dream Nine, a virtual card collecting game, Players compete against each other on the social media site, collecting cards trying to build the best team possible. You…

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Sports Technology: The Greatest Wi-Fi Network in Football

The San Francisco 49ers are in the process of building Santa Clara Stadium and it is expected to include many up-to-date and even advanced features, one of which will include the greatest stadium Wi-Fi network of all-time, revolutionizing sports technology. The stadium is set to open its doors for the start of the 2014 season…

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Sports Technology: ScentAir Travels into Edward Jones Dome

ScentAir and its over 2,000 different scents – ranging from delicious smells such as popcorn, waffle cones, caramel apples and even odd scents such as dinosaur breath – has been travelling into the nostrils and smell receptors of people all over the world for more then two decades. From movie theatres to hotels to fitness…

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Soccer to Selectively Use Sports Technology

Sports technology will be used selectively in soccer and the International Board and FIFA are willing to allow it. In a document assessed by football’s rule-makers over the weekend, FIFA reversed its previous stance that referees could be undermined if the results from high-tech aids were revealed. The lawmakers behind soccer approved the use of…

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NASCAR Attempts to Take Down YouTube Video on Copyright Grounds

Following a horrific crash during the DRIVE4COPD 300 at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday, controversy emerged involving a fan video of the crash that was uploaded to YouTube. NASCAR had initially said the video was taken down on copyright grounds, citing language on the back of tickets. On a ticket from a NASCAR event at…

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Sports Technology: Digitization Changing Sports

What in the world is digitization? Should we get out the dictionary? defines digitization as: 1. to convert (data) to digital form for use in a computer. 2. to convert (analogous physical measurements) to digital form. How is digitization changing the world of sports? We live in a tech-savvy world where smartphones are in everyone’s pockets…

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