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Sports Ticket Sales Not Easy for Yankees

The most illustrious franchise in sports history is having a harder time than you may think with their sports ticket sales. Between the Superstorm Sandy and the weak economy, the Yankees don’t have it as easy as they did in the past, which could be why they have not lavishly spent on free agents this…

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15 Worst Contracts in Major League Baseball

Large contracts in sports are almost always risky. As a general manager, you might think you are gaining a valuable asset to help your team win a championship. That’s not always the case however. Grantland’s Jonah Keri assembled a list on the 15 worst contracts in Major League Baseball. Many of these players on the…

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MLB and StubHub Come to Terms of New Deal

Major League Baseball and StubHub (a ticket market place where users can buy and sell tickets) reached an agreement to a 5-year deal Monday that will continue the site’s role as the secondary ticket market for all of the league’s games. StubHub has been heavily involved with the MLB for over a decade, include a…

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PrePlay Football v3.0 Now on iTunes

PrePlay Football’s app is one of the world’s best predictors and resources for NFL Football. With this app, you can use it to efficiently predict nearly every down of every drive during the remainder of the season. And the best part about it, it’s all in real time. This app for iPhone and iTouch works…

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Groupon Becomes Official Deal Site of Major League Baseball

Groupon and Major League Baseball have come to terms to make the online coupon distributor the league’s official deal site. Groupon used the 2012 season to test the market, using promotions throughout the year. The multi-year deal will extend through the 2014 season and could potentially include all 30 MLB teams. Under the agreement, Groupon…

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Seattle Mariners

Go Big Or Go Home: Seattle Mariners Aren’t Messing Around With New Sports Technology Display

The Seattle Mariners are taking the classic phrase, ‘Go big or go home,’ to the extreme. The team is in the early stages of constructing what will be the biggest video display in Major League Baseball. It’ll also rival similar displays in the other professional sports. The latest addition in sports technology at Safeco Field…

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Social Media In Sports: Inside Look At The 2012 World Series (INFOGRAPHIC)

The San Francisco Giants have ranked among Major League Baseball’s best in utilizing social media in sports to their advantage. And with the 2012 World Series wrapping up just a few days ago, the Giants not only came out on top in the four-game sweep over the Detroit Tigers, but they also won the social…

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MLB World Series: Comparing the Teams via Social Media

Finally, we’re here. The World Series. There’s no greater stage in sports, no greater moment than the last out made each season, and no greater battle between the two teams than the one for…social media supremacy! With the last two remaining teams having been decided and the World Series underway, we know how the teams…

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MLB, Apple Add Wrinkle In Purchasing Tickets Via Digital Sports Technology

No need to worry about forgetting your MLB season ticket at home anymore. Together, MLB and Apple recently combined forces, creating the latest development in sports technology: Apple’s new Passbook app. With the app, fans can purchase their ticket online, download it, and then it will be stored in their passbook. Arrive at the stadium…

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MLB Playoffs Round Two: Comparing the Teams via Social Media

Here we stand with four teams left, each series destined to be a grueling battle for its league-respective pennant. Coincidentally, the four teams with the most Twitter followers heading into the playoffs are the four that remain. By this logic, we ‘ll be looking at a New York Yankees/San Francisco Giants World Series in due…

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Yicketty! Hall of Fame Influencer Joins Twitter During Retirement Season

After about 18 and a half seasons in Major League Baseball, Chipper Jones (@RealCJ10) launched his personal, verified Twitter account. To be fair, the 140-character social media site has only been online since July of 2006 and only popularized in the last few years. In the approximately 120 days @RealCJ10 has been active, Chipper has…

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Egraphs.com Advancing Sports Technology With Digital Autographs

Ever wanted to grab your favorite MLB player’s autograph but, for some reason, it didn’t happen? The line at the local mall was a tad too long or maybe you just flat out forgot? Maybe you missed that star player after you waited in a hotel lobby for hours? Well, Egraphs.com is taking away all the unnecessary…

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