Sports Technology

Ticketmaster Partners With Last-Minute Ticketing App Gametime

Ticketmaster doesn’t have complete access to the “ticket-buying universe,” but through a new partnership with last-minute ticketing app Gametime, …

Series B Round

Baseball coming June 1 to virtual-reality headsets

NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball games will soon arrive on virtual-reality headsets.<p>Video in the new At Bat VR app won't be in VR. Rather, the app places you behind home plate and shows you graphical depictions of each pitch, including a colored streak (red for strikes and green for balls) tracing the …

Major League Baseball

How ESPN Finally Plans To Embrace And Tackle TV Streaming

ESPN has been dogged by dwindling subscriber numbers and clear signs that people are cutting the cable cord, but Disney CEO Bob Iger finally seems …

Televisions

Erik Sowinski Doing Things A Little Different This Year

How to Watch<p><b>On TV:</b> Available on Roku and Apple TV 4 — download the FloSports app now.<b><br>Streaming:</b> Only on FloTrack with a PRO subscription. A yearly …

Track & Field

MLB brings its popular At Bat app to VR

Stream games and check stats in a fully immersive environment<p>Major League Baseball was a pioneer in streaming video and launched one of the first third-party apps on the iPhone. Its At Bat app is the most popular streaming service for sports, according to ComScore, and has been the top-grossing …

Major League Baseball

Facebook will host live-streamed MLB games this season

Facebook and the MLB announced a new partnership today that will see 20 regular season baseball games live-streamed on Facebook this season, according to <i>TechCrunch</i>.<p>The games will air weekly on the MLB Facebook page, starting tomorrow night with the Rockies vs. Reds game at 7:10PM ET. According to</i> …

Major League Baseball

Facebook Joins Twitter In Live Streaming Major League Baseball Games On Friday Nights

Major League Baseball and Facebook have partnered on a weekly national telecast of 20 games on Facebook Live this season.<p>The schedule of Friday night …

Baseball

Bleacher Report CEO Dave Finocchio Doesn't Buy That Facebook Isn't Avid About Securing Sports Rights

Dave Finocchio isn’t buying some of Mark Zuckerberg’s comments from last month’s Facebook Q1 earnings call. Zuckerberg commented that securing sports …

Baseball team creates real live 'Super Mario' game

Minor league baseball team the Memphis Redbirds turned a wall on the outfield into an interactive version of the classic game "Super Mario Bros.," …

Super Mario

Opta's EVP Andrew Cox Dishes On Data's Influence In Sports

<i>The following interview is part of our ongoing Expert Series that asks C-level professionals, team presidents, league executives, athletic directors</i> …

Discovery Invests in WinView Sports-Wagering App Startup

WinView, a startup whose app lets users win cash prizes by placing free wagers on sporting events while watching live TV, has raised $12 million in …

Startups

How Three VC Firms Analyze Investments At The Intersection Of Sports And Technology

What’s the mindset like of venture capital firms, who have hundreds of million of dollars in investment money, when they examine startups and …

Over 1.1 Million Unique Viewers For First Live Streamed WNBA Game

The WNBA had its first live streamed game on Twitter on Sunday as part of a new three-year deal with the social platform.<p>The game featuring the …

Lacrosse

Everyday Golf VR From Wisecat Aims For A More Realistic Experience

The developers from Wisecat have created a virtual reality golfing experience that eliminates different drawbacks golfers face. Golf is not only …

Virtual Reality

Boucher: 'To be honest, we didn't talk about Crosby once'

Email<p>The Senators have a healthy amount of respect for the Penguins' star power. Playing against some of hockey's biggest names, however, isn't about …

Baseball vs. Georgia Tech Radio Broadcast

Baseball<p>May 14, 2017<p>Baseball vs. Georgia Tech Radio Broadcast<p>Athletics<p>May 15, 2017<p>Duke Athletics Graduation Live Video<p>Baseball<p>May 15, 2017<p>2017 Duke …

Duke Blue Devils

Texas is using cutting-edge helmet technology to monitor player hits

The Longhorns are the first Power 5 team to use Riddell’s InSite sensor technology.<p>Player safety has emerged as a major concern within the sport of football, as have concussions and the number of hits that players take during their given careers. Texas football’s equipment staff is trying to stay …

College & University

Urbanears' Stadion Bluetooth sports headphone is coiled to play

With its unique, old telephone-cord design, the Stadion stands out in a crowded field of in-ear competitors.

Headphones

Bleachers unveils new Gone Now cut “Everybody Lost Somebody”

• Dream Of Mickey Mantle<br>• Goodmorning<br>• Hate That You Know Me<br>• Don’t Take The Money<br>• Everybody Lost Somebody<br>• All My Heroes<br>• Let’s Get Married<br>• Goodbye<br>• I Miss Those …

Music (UK)

Indonesian Soccer Promoted With Augmented Reality Trading Card Gaming App

Augmented reality, in its many forms, is spreading across the globe. Indonesian startup ASTARK recently launched the country’s first soccer gaming …

Augmented Reality

Teams are abandoning 'Overwatch' before its official league debuts (updated)

Yesterday, Blizzard announced that it had formed a dedicated eSports division within the company. It will operate under the name Major League Gaming, the organization bought by the studio in 2015, and run the official Overwatch League (OWL) and World Cup. But several major eSports teams have …

Gaming

Bushnell’s most advanced GPS watch

Bushnell’s next generation of distance-made-simple golf products, the new EXCEL watch has been designed to meet the ever-changing needs of the modern …

Twitter signs multiyear deal with the NFL for pre-game shows

Twitter said on Thursday it signed a multi-year deal with the National Football League to live-stream pre-game coverage as well as a 30-minute show …

News Industry

A BLESSING: UK reaches out to four-star guard

• Member-only message boards<br>• Exclusive highlights and recruiting interviews<br>• Exclusive coverage of Rivals Camp Series<br>• Breaking recruiting news

Kentucky Wildcats

Nike Presents 'Wild' Vision Of Future Of Design With Dell, Augmented Reality, Mid-Air Haptics

Nike wants to go even faster.<p>And so the shoe company ,with the help of Dell, laid out an “aggressive” vision for the future of design that serves to …

Augmented Reality

Durant hosts chat from back of van

It's generally considered valuable life advice not to listen to someone dispensing viewpoints from the back of a van, but Kevin Durant turned that on …

Kevin Durant

Greek Champions Olympiacos FC, Stoiximan Unveil New Virtual Reality Fan Experience

Olympiacos FC, the current Greek Superleague soccer champion, have teamed up with its shirt sponsor Stoiximan to unveil a new virtual reality …

Virtual Reality

Would you watch a documentary series about a 4-12 team? Amazon hopes so.

Here’s something a little different: Instead of glorifying success, which has pretty much always been the goal of NFL Films, we’re about to get an eight-episode study of misery. In fact, the next season of “All or Nothing” will be pretty much a show about the latter, only not a ha-ha show about …

Sports

Maybe drones and sports don't mix after all

Drone photography as an industry owed a lot to action sports photography. From mountain biking at Whistler to carving fresh powder in Aspen, drones capture footage hand-held cameras could never deliver.<p>But as this biker would tell you, perhaps drone photography and sports aren’t as symbiotic as we …

Drones

Channel 7 hits back at Dave Hughes axing claims

Dave Hughes jokes about Tim Worner's 'Wrong Girl' at the Logies0:30<p>The audience didn't know whether to laugh or cringe when host Dave Hughes made a …

TV