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  • The Reality Behind Daily Fantasy Sports
    It's an imaginary game that requires real-world skills. The game is Fantasy Sports. And with 41 million players, this game of pretend has dramatically changed the way that real-life sports ...
  • Is Gaming A Professional Sport? The Numbers Don't Lie
    DotA, League of Legends and StarCraft II are not athletic endeavors typically discussed alongside hockey, baseball and soccer in conversations about professional sports; however, growing interest in Electronic Sports (a.k.a., ...
  • Are Wearables Becoming The Not-So-Secret Weapon In Sports Performance?
    There's no denying that wearable technologies and fitness go hand in glove. From Fitbit to Jawbone Up24 to Garmin Connect, the wearables marketplace is super-saturated with devices that let users ...
  • Using Big Data To Get Ahead Of The Game-And To Win
    There's little doubt that we live in an era that's all about Big Data. Everything from businesses to politicians-even online dating sites-heavily rely on stats and number crunching to determine ...
  • NFL Gets Tech Boosts From Microsoft
    During the Aug. 3 broadcast of the pre-season opener game between the Buffalo Bills and New York Giants, players and coaching staff could be seen holding and using Microsoft Surface ...
  • When Losing Is Winning
    Now that the 2014 Fdration Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup is all but a fading memory, worldwide soccer fans will have to wait another four years to get ...
  • Playing To Win: Connected Objects And Sports
    As digital trends go, wearable, connected objects and the so-called Internet of Things (IoT) appear to be reaching maximum volume 11 on the hype scale these days. The promise of ...
  • The Toronto Raptors Clean Up, Thanks To Drake
    If there's one thing that Canadian basketball fans can't stand, it's the sight of lint. Just ask Grammy Award-winning rapper Drake. In April, the reigning prince of Canada's hip-hop and ...
  • Google Glass And The NBA: A Slam Dunk Or An Airball?
    It seems as if every day there is yet another news article touting the benefits of Google Glass in the workplace. As spin-control efforts go, this is a smart, calculated ...
  • Connected Stadiums: Getting Fans Off Their Couches And Back Into Arenas
    Like many sports fans these days, I find myself spending less time attending live sporting events and more time watching my favorite teams and athletes from the comfort of my ...
  • Sam I Am: Is The NFL (And Fans) Ready For A Gay Football Star?
    As brands go, the National Football League hasn't exactly been a leader when it comes to the acceptance of gay athletes. Despite a Diversity Mission Statement that includes the expressed ...
  • What's The Super Bowl Without The Big-Time Ads? It's The Super Bowl As Viewed In Canada
    If I'm being honest, I'd say that I'm as excited about Super Bowl XLVIII as the average Canadian. Which is to say, not much. While I'm a fan of American ...