Rob Gronkowski Launches Obstacle Course Race, IBM Fuels US Open App

Thursday, Aug. 22, 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. Retired NFL star Rob Gronkowski has launched an obstacle course race series called Stadium Blitz. Contestants will wear an RFID chip wristband that tracks their timing…

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7 Horrible Mistakes You’re Making with Gambling

Few people have the luxury of being able to walk into a casino or bookmakers and bet online as much as they want. For most of us, there are limits and mistakes can be costly if we don’t bet correctly. Here are seven mistakes you could be making when gambling that will be costing you…

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Tennis Economic Index Grows 2.1% Through 2018

The total value of the U.S. tennis economy grew by 2.1 percent last year to a total of $6.19 billion, according to data from the Tennis Industry Association’s annual Economic Index, created to evaluate the total worth of the U.S. tennis industry to the overall economy.

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USTA to Launch Inaugural Net Generation Aces Program at US Open

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) announced that the inaugural Net Generation Aces Program will launch at the 2019 US Open. The program identified athletes between the ages of 13 and 17 who are making a positive difference in their local communities through creative and impactful tennis programs.

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Tennis Channel’s 11th Year of US Open Coverage Begins Aug. 26

Tennis Channel’s 11th year of US Open coverage begins on the first morning of the tournament with Tennis Channel Live at the US Open, on Monday, Aug. 26, at 8 a.m. ET. The daily lead-in show will prepare fans for that day’s match schedule and what to expect throughout the tournament. Following play, Tennis Channel…

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