Sports Technology

FC Bayern Munich To Host HackDays To Drive New Fan Experiences

For Germany’s FC Bayern Munich, there are very few firsts that the club has to check off thanks to its illustrious history. But from Jan. 19-22, for …

Soccer

Amazon and Seattle’s NBA dreams: Steve Ballmer on the city’s prospects for bringing back the Sonics

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has a unique perspective on Seattle’s chances of bringing back the NBA, as the owner of the L.A. Clippers and a …

Amazon

Kevin Durant Reportedly Wants to Own an NBA Team After He Retires

According to ESPN, Kevin Durant's aspirations to eventually own an NBA team have "intensified" since he became a Golden State Warrior back in July …

Kevin Durant

Charles Barkley on why we don’t need smart toilets and more tech talk from our CES interview

Wipe your own ass, America.<p>That might not be the best campaign slogan if Charles Barkley decides to run for president in 2020, but it was his message …

Charles Barkley

How to live stream the NFL playoffs on your iPhone & iPad

Following Wild Card Weekend last week, the NFL playoffs continue this weekend with divisional games. Yahoo Sports will be streaming all four of the games this weekend and next, and you can watch directly from your iPhone and iPad…<p>To stream the games directly from your iPhone and iPad, all you have …

U.S. Bank Stadium

MLS launches ‘eMLS,’ a new FIFA esports league with one pro gamer representing each team

Major League Soccer is following in the footsteps of the NBA with its own esports league.<p>MLS announced Friday the creation of “eMLS,” a new …

Soccer

Catching up with Steve Ballmer on AI, sports tech, the economy, fake news and life after Microsoft

It has been nearly four years since Steve Ballmer left his job as Microsoft CEO, and he’s noticeably more relaxed these days.<p>“One of the nice things …

Amazon

2018 KYA HS Indoor Classic

What are my PRO subscription options?<p>UNIVERSAL: With a universal subscription, you gain access to all MileSplit original content, athlete profiles, …

Athletics

Siri gets knowledgeable about tennis and golf

Siri has just learned two new skills and will now be able to give you basic information about tennis and golf.<p>Users of the iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, …

Siri

1/12/18 - Historically Black Colleges Universities Battle Live Webcast Info

The 2018 Historically Black Colleges & Universities Battle will be broadcast live from The New Balance Track & Field Center at The Armory in New York …

Athletics

Ubtech bipedal robot tackles stairs, soccer at CES 2018

This soon-to-be-released companion robot can walk stairs, watch over kids and even kick a ball around. The Walker is a face-scanning, voice-activated smart home assistant with moves.

Robots

Videos - LIVE Webcast - Great Edinburgh XCountry International Challenge 2018

USATF

Verizon to waive fees for customers traveling to the Winter Olympics

• Verizon is offering its customers free international roaming during the Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.<br>• Those at the Olympics will save on the $10 a day it would normally cost to use your talk, text, and data allotments while overseas.<br>• Customers must be enrolled in the carrier’s reward plan and …

Technology

Vegas Golden Knights GM says Seattle could be a ‘perfect fit’ for an NHL team

<b>LAS VEGAS</b> — There are a lot of lessons to be learned from the early success of Las Vegas’ first NHL franchise — for startups, for new sports …

T-Mobile Arena

Usain Bolt takes on CNET's text messaging speed challenge

The fastest man alive comes to the CNET stage to talk about his love for music, DJing, his trial with German football team Borussia Dortmund -- and he takes on Brian in a text speed challenge.

Usain Bolt

SDSI presents The Future of Sports conference on January 18

PRESS RELEASE – Keep up or get left behind. The future of sports is coming, are you going to be there? What will the new generation of athletes, …

Extreme Sports

Winter Olympics targeted by hackers says security firm

<b>Hackers have attempted to steal sensitive data from groups involved with next month's Winter Olympics, cyber-security firm McAfee said.</b><p>The report found malware-infected emails were sent last month to organisations linked to the Pyeongchang Games.<p>It did not identify those responsible, but said more …

Technology

Intel brings out former NFL star Tony Romo at CES keynote to tout company’s sports technology

<b>LAS VEGAS</b> — First, it was Deion Sanders and Satya Nadella.<p>Now, it’s Tony Romo and Brian Krzanich.<p>During Intel’s big keynote at CES in Las Vegas on …

Brian Krzanich

Samsung Galaxy S9: Recent Leaks Point To Killer Camera Features, Final RAM And Storage Options

The Samsung Galaxy S9 is probably just a couple of months away from being officially unveiled. True to the nature of the mobile phone industry, …

Samsung

Amazon will reportedly bid for Premier League soccer streaming rights next month

Amazon is getting serious about streaming the world’s best soccer matches.<p>Bloomberg reported Friday that Amazon will submit a bid in next month’s …

Amazon

Report: Amazon in talks for Premier League soccer streaming

Amazon is consulting industry experts about procuring rights to England's top live sport: soccer. The Seattle-based tech giant has its eyes Premier …

Technology

Here’s why 30 current and former NFL players are headed to the big Consumer Electronics Show

<b>TAYLOR’S TAKE ON THE WEEK IN SPORTS TECH:</b> It’s not uncommon to brush shoulders with celebrities roaming around at the big Consumer Electronics Show …

Shaquille O'Neal

Court rules Zepp has to stop selling its baseball and softball sensors

Zepp Labs' sensors let you analyze your performance across a number of sports, including baseball, softball, golf, tennis and soccer. But some of its performance-tracking products will soon be no more. In 2015, Blast Motion, a company that makes similar products, sued Zepp for patent infringement …

Baseball

Samsung SmartSuits help speed skaters train for the Winter Olympics

Samsung has never been quiet about promoting its partnerships with the Olympics (which extends to the 2018 Winter Games in South Korea), but now it's trying out new gadgets in the sports world. The company's Netherlands branch is sponsoring two Dutch short track racers and equipping them with …

Technology

Here Are 7 Predictions For How Technology Will Change Sports In 2018

In 2018, esports and traditional sports will continue to intersect, internet companies will double down on media rights, alternate realities will …

NBA G League

TaylorMade's M3 & M4 drivers debut new advancements in face design

The drivers introduce the company's new Twist Face Technology.<p>Author:<p>Staff<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>0<p>The drivers introduce the company's new Twist …

Golf

TaylorMade M3 Driver

The most common mishits are high toe and low heel impacts. The TaylorMade M3 Driver combats both with new TwistFace technology that opens the face on …

Shopping

Top Pacific Northwest startup funding rounds of 2017: Remitly, Rover, Vacasa lead the way

Plenty of Pacific Northwest startups raised big funding rounds this year to fuel their growth in 2017 and beyond.<p>The largest round was a $115 million …

Startups

Father-Son Team Builds Virtual Reality Training For Lacrosse Goalies

Cody Nelson is a 14-year-old lacrosse player who recently switched from attack to goalie. The transition has been smooth, except Cody struggled on …

Fatherson

SAP, Team AkzoNobel Capture Biometric Data During Volvo Ocean Race

For many years, the main focus of professional sailors has been weather and wind patterns, as well as route. Sailing Team Germany, for example, …

Sailing