Kevin Durant Invests In Autonomous Drone Startup Skydio

Kevin Durant’s move to Golden State set him up for success beyond the court. It placed him within close proximity to Silicon Valley, where Durant is quickly advancing his investment portfolio. The Durant Company, has made about 30 investments to date and reportedly has added another: Skydio. Skydio’s work centers around designing autonomous, AI-powered drones….

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NFL, Ticketmaster Extend Deal Giving Fans Safer Way To Buy Tickets

The NFL and Ticketmaster, which have a partnership that dates back to 2008, are extending their deal. Paramount in the new agreement is Ticketmaster providing the NFL with its next-generation venue software, Presence. Presence represents the move to a paperless, digital ticketing system. Using proximity-based technology, Presence deploys a “tap and go” system for fans…

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Enterprise Positions SeatGeek As Disruptor In Live Event Industry

Ticketing has long been an industry that works unlike any other. It’d be in the best interest of venues and teams to sell tickets in ways that would reach the most fans. Simple logic, yes, but the industry has yet to execute. Focused on that shortcoming, SeatGeek, a leading mobile-first ticketing marketplace, has launched SeatGeek…

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Access Info On Every NBA Team Via Amazon Alexa Skills

Starting today, you can access all your NBA information on Amazon’s Alexa. All 30 teams will be launching via Alexa Skills. The NBA is the first professional league to do so. Want to stay up-to-date on the defending champion Golden State Warriors? Say, “Alexa, enable Warriors.” Instant access to scores, stats and more will be…

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Snapchat, Under Armour Create Game Where Users ‘Train Like Curry’

Steph Curry doesn’t drain pregame half court shots by accident, he trains like crazy. A techie himself,  Curry has been linked to multiple training tools that he uses regularly. He’s backed virtual reality, tested out sensory deprivation tanks and focuses on training his hand-eye coordination through FITLIGHT. FITLIGHT trains reaction time and improves function between the eyes…

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Seattle Seahawks Fan Creates Unique Snapchat Geofilter

Sunday was a special day for the Seattle Seahawks and their fans. Not only because they took down the Indianapolis Colts, but also because they retired the number of legendary safety, Kenny Easley. To commemorate the event, the Seahawks looked to have a custom Snapchat filter created. Specific to CenturyLink Field, the filter gives attending…

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Ex-NFL Player Jo-Lonn Dunbar Launches Prime Fitness App

A few years back, Jo-Lonn Dunbar was in Miami prepping for another NFL season. The former Super Bowl champion was working out with fellow players D.J. Williams, Jonathan Vilma and Jimmy Graham. “We were all there working our asses off getting ready for the season and a couple kids just asked me and Jonathan a…

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ARKit-Powered App Lets Users Shoot Hoops Anywhere

Augmented reality has infiltrated seemingly every area of sport. Executives recognize its importance while marketing teams deploy it in different ways each day. With AR’s growing popularity, iOS recently introduced ARKit; a platform to aid in the development of AR apps. One such app recently released by Triangle Factory is AR Sports Basketball. The game allows you…

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