While sitting in a New York bar watching the New Orleans Saints successfully open the football season last week, it struck me that there is one thing that unites sports fans all over the world. Whether it is the NFL here in the US, rugby league in Australia or the English Premier League (EPL) soccer, today’s sports fans want to be engaged and actively interact with their favorite sports. They satisfy that desire by playing fantasy sports or by getting involved in forecasting weekly results. In Australia we call that tipping. Technology, fast-speed internet access and our increasing use of social media is making this engagement even easier and more fun for the fan.
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How Fantasy Sports Unites Fans All Over the World
Written by Lewis Howes in Sports Business
How Technology is Changing Athletic Scouting
Written by Lewis Howes in Sports Technology
Technology helps us do a lot of things; it saves time, saves lives and is now beginning to save the careers of sports executives. With sports being a multi-billion dollar industry, professional teams, and more specifically scouts are looking for anything that can give them the edge over their opponents.
Unusual Sports the Media Doesn’t Cover
Written by Michelle Hill in Social Media in Sports
There are a few not-so-common sports around the world that rarely, if ever, grab our attention. Here are just a few: