When you think sports, the first word that comes to mind is likely not “sensors,” but two startups are using sensors to make some of the coolest products in data-focused sports training we’ve seen.
DraftKings has paid $50 million out in 2013 to thousands of winners.
Well, professional sports has officially decided that TV startup Aereo is a bad thing and must be stopped or else their business will be impacted severely.
You may not be a star basketball player, but now you can experience what its like to be one.
The Xbox 360 and Xbox One have new ways for you to dig into your fantasy football teams, pro football, and other sports.
Bignoggins helps people manage multiple fantasy sports teams from one app. The startup has never hired any employees or taken outside funding.
Fanatics is an online retailer of official licensed sports merchandise. The company powers the e-commerce sites of all major professional sports leagues, major media brands, and over 200 collegiate and professional team properties.
With Microsoft’s introduction of the new entertainment watching experience through its new Xbox One console, one of the biggest winners will obviously be for those that love live sports.
Guest Post With Google+, Google is forming productive partnerships and building relationships with content/media makers from a variety of verticals. Their biggest push is in sports and entertainment.
“The world’s leading mobile football community’, The Football App has raised $13 million to capitalize on fans love of the game. Otherwise known as soccer.
Bypass has raised $3.5 millin for its mobile payments solution specifically designed for entertainment venues and sports stadiums.
We saw a significant uptick in funding today; almost a dozen companies closed rounds in diverse industries, such as sports, consumer-tech, and political-tech.
It’s a lot more fun to voice your sports trash talk, instead of just typing it out. With that in mind, Tok.tv has embarked upon building a different type of second-screen app.
Lately, premium cable network HBO’s executive team has been rather open about the future of its streaming service HBO Go, and not just when it comes to original TV shows.
YouCommentate offers a real-time audio streaming platform so people can comment on live sports events. But it has even bigger potential than that.
Rather than be bummed out that CBS has exclusive rights to stream all the March Madness college basketball games this year, ESPN has enlisted the help of YouTube star Robbie Novak, aka Kid President.
Want to improve your 2013 Super Bowl experience? We’ve devised a comprehensive game day guide for football fans and all their apathetic friends and family members.
Sports fans will be pleased to learn that their Twitter feeds are now more useful for catching up on game highlights and replay video clips.
Kwarter raises $4 million to expand its social TV gaming platform to new verticals.
Nothing like a little Nike-branded, fitness-fueled energy to knock out your incubator fatigue.
Microsoft’s Xbox team and the NFL have joined forces to make America healthier and reduce childhood obesity. One of the incentives is an actual NFL star friending a kid on Facebook and giving him or her a “social autograph,” which kids can then share with their friends.
Novusport measures and ranks your activity. The more you play sports, the more you score.
RecBob is a Facebook app for adult recreational sports that makes it easy to plan a regular sporting event so all you have to do is show up and play the game.
Digital news agency SendtoNews raises $3M for sports syndication network
After launching on iPad only in June, social sports service SportStream is releasing a web-native version today, which will be available to anyone using any tablet, smartphone, or laptop.
New York sports analytics startup NumberFire is ready to go for this year’s football season with better features and a hunger to be an integral part of the online sports community.
DirecTV and Sony have come to a new agreement to bring the NFL Sunday Ticket programming package to PlayStation 3 owners this season.
Time-Warner-owned Turner Broadcasting has purchased popular sports site Bleacher Report, the company announced today. While the price tag is unknown, the Wall Street Journal reports it’s around $175 million.
London 2012 starts today, and many of us will be glued to screens both large and small for the next 16 days. But while we’re watching, we’re probably also tweeting: cheering our teams and our stars.
As the world’s biggest ticket search engine, New York based SeatGeek has built the mother lode of data about live events, everything from sports to concerts. Today it’s announcing the launch of a SeatGeek developer platform that will allow anyone to tap into that information and, more importantly, collect affiliate fees for any ticket sales that happen through their website or app.
The next time a nefarious organization wants to keep people off the Internet, it would do well to engineer its own championship professional football game.
Guest Post While sports fans eagerly await who will win the 2012 Super Bowl and look forward to diving into chips and a Frito Pie or two, marketers are eager to see who the winners (and losers) are on the social media front. Clearly big brands want to make sure their (estimated) $3.5 million investment for a 30-second spot pays off, but how do they go beyond the 100 million audience to cultivate new and engaged fans via social media after February 5th?
Two New York startups are vying for the title of top ticket aggregator. SeatGeek is better known, but TiqIQ announced a $1.7 million series A Thursday, giving it almost as much funding as its high-profile rival.