Tennis Legend Arthur Ashe to Join Tennis Industry Hall of Fame

Tennis champion and civil rights advocate Arthur Ashe will be inducted into the Tennis Industry Hall of Fame, along with apparel retail pioneers Cheryl Singer and Andy Varat, the sister-brother team that created Tail activewear in 1974. The induction ceremony will take place at the Grand Hyatt New York during the [TIA Tennis Forum](https://www.tiaforum.org).

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X Games Runs Data Tracking Beta Test at Minneapolis 2019

At the X Games in early August, motocross rider Corey Creed launched skyward off a ramp and rocketed three stories up into the air. Creed seemed to soar as high as the second level of the Minnesota Vikings’ U.S. Bank Stadium, then stuck the landing on the down ramp. On-screen graphics showed that his speed…

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NBC Sports Experiments With Betting-Lite During NFL Preseason

NBC Sports has begun exploring football betting with a live predictive gaming telecast. During the NFL preseason opener between Washington and Cleveland, fans within NBC Sports Washington’s broadcast area could place game predictions, and collect cash prizes. So while the Browns won 30-10, some Washington fans may still have left as winners. The preseason alternate…

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Russell Wilson Buys Stake in Sounders, Jay Z Partners With NFL

Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019 – A roundup of some of the key sports technology stories you need to know, including SportTechie’s own content and stories from around the web. Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella are buying stakes in the Seattle Sounders MLS team. The ownership group also includes Microsoft CFO…

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Athletes and CBD Tincture – A Match Made in Sports Heaven

The CBD trend continues to grow unabated. Soon, CBD shops maybe as ubiquitous as your local Mcdonalds or Starbucks, one on every corner. You might already know that celebrities from Jennifer Aniston to Kim Kardashian talk about the wonders of CBD. Even EGOT winner Whoopi Goldberg has her own company specializing in the marijuana and…

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