NFL Cornerback Prince Amukamara: I’m an Avid Shark Tank Watcher

Our Athletes Voice series gives athletes a forum to talk about how technology has impacted their careers and their lives away from sports. This week, Bears cornerback Prince Amukamara discusses Shark Tank, the tech he uses, and his investment in athlete social media management platform Opendorse.  *** After one of his best seasons last year—including…

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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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NBA Top Shot: Blockchain Will Power New Digital Collectibles Platform

The NBA and its players’ union have partnered with CryptoKitties’ Dapper Labs to offer blockchain-backed league collectibles on live game moments, such as Joel Embiid dunks or Kevin Durant 3-pointers. The new digital platform and game, NBA Top Shot, will allow fans to purchase, trade and own exclusive digital NBA collectibles on blockchain. It will…

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