Sports Technology

Leadership lessons from Pete Carroll: Develop a personal philosophy, and preach it to your team

Pete Carroll just can’t help himself: He can’t stop coaching. No matter what the environment.<p>That was the case even when the legendary head coach of …

Pete Carroll

Esports Startup Among First Four To Open Sixers Innovation Lab

CAMDEN, N.J. — The Philadelphia 76ers have hopped on the startup accelerator bandwagon, and a budding esports company is coming along for the ride.<p>On …

Innovation

Livestream The British Open 2017 | Golf Channel

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Golf

British Open 2017: Sign post removed so Rory can play

The Open<p>Sign post removed so Rory can play<p>A large sign post had to be removed so Rory McIlroy could play his second shot on No. 15 Friday at The Open.

Golf

Pro Evo 2018 Gets Free Beta On PS4 And Xbox One, Here's How To Download It

Ahead of its launch in September, you can now try out Pro Evolution Soccer 2018. An open beta is now available on PS4 and Xbox One, but only for a limited time.<p>In the open beta, you can try out Quickmatch and online co-op, with support for 1v1 and 3v3. There are two teams, France and Brazil, and …

Gaming

How to watch the British Open on your Android phone

The British Open starts today, and you can watch it right from your phone!<p>Golf fans everywhere already know what today is: the Open Championship, …

Golf

Watch a drone get taken out by a soccer fan's toilet roll

Commentary: It takes just one long, strong toilet roll to bring down a drone at an Argentinian soccer match.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>They tell me drone warfare is the next big thing.<p>But if it's this easy to take one out, modern …

Drones

Ravens partner with tech company, will practice vs. holographic players

Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports<p>Technology is neat.<p>The Baltimore Ravens have found a new way to make practices safer and more like real games by signing a …

Mixed

How Tottenham Hotspur is building the intelligent stadium of the future | ZDNet

CIO Strategies: How is technology helping to create the sports venue of the future?<p>As the head of technology at Tottenham Hotspur Football Club, …

Innovation

Afghan team among medal winners at global robotics event

WASHINGTON (AP) — An international robotics competition in Washington attracted teams of teenagers from more than 150 nations. The team that drew the most attention at the FIRST Global Challenge, which ended Tuesday, was a squad of girls from Afghanistan who were twice rejected for U.S. visas …

Technology

Global Sports Inc. Connects Fans, Sports Products, Charities And Athletes

<i>New technology from startup ventures is transforming the global sports industry. This</i> <i>Startup Series</i> <i>has introduced over 300 startup companies in the</i> …

Startups

Soccer is the most popular sport on Instagram and it’s not even close

Instagram says about 21 percent of its users are soccer fans.<p>Instagrammers love soccer.<p>That might be because soccer players love Instagram. Or because soccer is a global sport. Or because soccer is played year-round.<p>But whatever the reason, soccer is the most popular sport on Instagram by a wide …

Soccer

Stoke City To Begin Training Goalkeepers Using Virtual Reality

English Premier League team Stoke City announced that its goalkeepers will now be trained using virtual reality. The club is partnering with Dutch …

Virtual Reality

Silicon Valley Digital Firms Launch Digital Accelerator For Sports Teams

Sports teams are building new venues across the United States and are increasingly looking to technology as a way to further engage fans with the …

Innovation

For the blind, Google Glass offers a clear path ahead

New designs and applications are helping doctors, soldiers and the visually impaired see the world in unexpected ways.<p><i>This is part of our Road Trip 2017 summer series "The Smartest Stuff," about how innovators are thinking up new ways to make you — and the world around you — smarter.</i><p>Tiny drops of …

Google Glass

Snapchat will let you snap along with Grand Prix races

Formula 1 fans will be able to contribute to public Snapchat Stories for Grand Prix races.<p>Ready, set, snap.<p>Snapchat's coming to Formula 1 racing, the companies said Thursday.<p>Starting with the British Grand Prix this weekend, Snapchat users will be able to contribute photos and videos to a larger, …

Auto Racing

FanDuel and DraftKing’s merger is just a fantasy after all

Facing a formidable legal challenge by the Federal Trade Commission, online fantasy sports sites DraftKings and FanDuel announced on Thursday that they have cancelled their planned business merger. The decision was made "in the best interest of our shareholders, customers, employees, and partners," …

FanDuel

X Games To Stream In Virtual Reality For First Time

Now you’ll be able to watch Jimmy Wilkins do a flip with his skateboard over your head as you watch from a digital seat atop a ramp at the X Games in …

Virtual Reality

Major League Soccer tests video assistant referee during Sounders match; full rollout set for August

VAR made its debut at CenturyLink Field in Seattle this past weekend.<p>VAR, also known as “video assistant referee,” is new technology that Major …

Soccer

After Go, developers are now building AI to beat us at soccer

University students in South Korea will build AI programs for a football tournament later this year.<p>Look out, Messi. After Google's AlphaGo artificial intelligence bested our best Go player, South Korea is now setting its sights on making AI that can play soccer.<p>Hosted by the Korea Advanced …

Artificial Intelligence

'iPhone Of Health Care' Debuts At NBA Summer League

Aspire Ventures has sought to create the “iPhone of health care” with its Connexion kiosk, and it’s gaining early traction in the NBA.<p>The kiosk …

NBA Summer League

Frank Thomas Talks Tech, How He Sees 'A Little Tinker' With The Baseball

Hall of Famer Frank Thomas, who slugged 521 home runs in his career and won the 1995 Home Run Derby, believes the home run spike in the majors can be …

Baseball

How The St. Louis Blues Leverage Facebook Messenger For Fan Communication

<i>Last fall, Pico.buzz, a tech company from Haifa, Israel, was featured in the SportTechie Startup Profile Series. Since then, Pico.buzz has graduated</i> …

Facebook Messenger

LoopBall Gives Traditional Paddle Ball Game A High-Tech Spin

Next time you head to the beach, consider packing a new gadget for a different experience of a timeless game.<p>LoopBall, which was created in France …

Kobe Bryant Invests In App Helping Fans Relive Their Moments Of Glory

NBA legend Kobe Bryant has financially invested in and joined the board of 15 Seconds of Fame, a social media app that delivers personal video …

Kobe Bryant

Take me out to the screen: Virtual reality baseball a hit

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Nicholas Montes put on goggles and a catcher's mitt and crouched.<p>The 13-year-old will never catch a 104 mph pitch from Aroldis Chapman. But at the All-Star FanFest, he felt what it's like to be Buster Posey snagging virtual strikes.<p>"It was like I was actually in the game. …

Baseball

Go Behind The Scenes With Jim Harbaugh's YouTube Channel

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh is no stranger to social media. Twitter is his go-to: he has used the social media platform as a means to trash talk …

Jim Harbaugh

17776: A hilarious glimpse at the future of football, as seen from space

<i>Spoiler alert: This report doesn’t give away any major plot twists in “17776,” SB Nation’s online presentation, but if you want to stay totally in</i> …

Space

New Slopestyle Progression AirBag Lands at Maximise

After the first of its kind was set up in Mammoth last month, Maximise training center in Quebec has officially joined the list of locations with the …

Snowboarding

How The New York Mets Use Data And Analytics

NEW YORK — Even when New York Mets outfielder Curtis Granderson’s batting average had plummeted to a nadir of .122 with just one home run in early …

Major League Baseball