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Sports Teams Can Leverage AR and VR Technologies to Deepen Fan Engagement & Unlock Real-Time Revenue Opportunities

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Augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) technologies are opening up novel ways to enhance the fan experience, both in stadiums and from the comfort of one’s home. The release of Apple Vision Pro headsets has sparked debate on their potential impact on live sporting events. Critics question whether fans engrossed in their […]

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Exposing the Charade: The Reality Behind Pay-for-Play Restrictions in College Sports

In the landscape of college sports, how is the recent injunction impacting the pay-for-play restrictions and the transparency of NIL deals? Once a cornerstone of maintaining amateurism in college athletics, pay-for-play restrictions are now under scrutiny for their role in the evolving dynamics of athlete compensation. AJ Krow, host of the Krow Knows podcast, […]

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Tailoring Sports Content to Meet Fans Where They Are: From Radio to Streaming with Stephi Blank

How can sports leagues and teams evolve with technology to meet sports fans where they are? Stephi Blank, Vice President of Marketing & Service at WIT Sports, emphasized the importance of tailoring sports content to fit the channel and audience’s preferences. According to Blank, tailoring sports content can help deliver an engaging experience across […]

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Inside the Honky Tonk Empire: A Conversation with Amanda Banda, Director of Marketing at Billy Bob’s Texas

In an era where digital transformation is reshaping every aspect of our lives, the live music industry is not left behind. Innovations in streaming technology, social media, and audience engagement tools offer both challenges and opportunities for artists and venues alike. With live music being a vital cultural expression and significant economic activity, understanding […]

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PGA Works Fellowship Program Adds Five Positions In 2024; Alumni Thriving In The Golf And Sports Industry

The PGA of America REACH Foundation, the 501(c)(3) charitable foundation of the PGA of America, has announced that the PGA WORKS Fellowship program has added five new positions in 2024, reaching a total of 28 different PGA of America Sections along with the Advocates Professional Golf Association (APGA Tour) and Intersport Detroit. The new PGA […]

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PGA Coach Thor Parrish Integrates Golf Fitness into FGCU PGA Golf Management Education

PGA Coach Thor Parrish has plenty of experience and expertise in the world of golf. From graduating with a bachelor’s degree at Florida Gulf Coast University’s PGA Golf Management program, to earning his masters degree in Exercise Science, Parrish knows what it takes to be a successful PGA of America Golf Professional. And now as […]

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Messi Effect Transforms MLS: From Short-Term Thrill to Long-Term Game Changer for U.S. Soccer

The “Messi effect” on Major League Soccer (MLS) has been nothing short of revolutionary, transforming not just the fortunes of Inter Miami CF but reshaping the league’s entire landscape. With Lionel Messi leading the charge, Inter Miami’s valuation has skyrocketed to over a billion dollars, marking an extraordinary leap in franchise value and spotlighting […]

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Bold Measures are Needed to Improve Investment in Higher Education
April 12, 2024

The stakes for higher education have never been higher as the educational landscape sees rapid evolution. As universities and colleges grapple with the dual challenges of technological disruption and increasing demands for accessible, quality education, the question of how best to implement investment in higher education becomes a priority. This debate has been ignited […]

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Hey, it’s 9 am… Wake up Healthy with 9amHealth!
April 12, 2024

Healthcare Rethink host Brian Urban explores ways to wake up healthy and stay healthy with his guest, Dr. Avantika Waring, MD, the Chief Medical Officer, at 9amHealth. This episode delves into the transformative approach to healthcare delivery championed by 9amHealth. Dr. Waring’s journey from a humanities student with a love for French to a […]

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Strengthen Public Safety and Security: Modernize Radio Communication for Better Field Response
April 11, 2024

The importance of radio communication within public safety and security operations remains unbeaten in an era dominated by digital transformation. This medium, essential for over a century, continues to be the lifeline for responders on the front lines. From ensuring the safety of field agents to facilitating real-time critical information flow and enhancing situational […]

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IDC Smart Cities Awards: Edge Computing is Helping Virginia Beach Tackle its Flooding Crisis
April 11, 2024

In remote and disaster-prone areas, the rapid deployment of Internet of Things (IoT) technologies coupled with artificial intelligence (AI) has opened new vistas for emergency management and community safety in smart cities. These leading IoT deployments, highlighted at the recent announcement of the IDC Smart Cities Awards winners, solidified the role that edge computing […]

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Cashing In on College: AJ Krow Talks NIL Dynamics with Billy Embody
February 21, 2024

Welcome to another electrifying episode of the Krow Knows Podcast, where today we delve deep into the seismic shifts transforming college sports, with a special focus on the NIL (Name, Image, and Likeness) and the transfer portal. Joining host AJ Krow is Billy Embody, the esteemed publisher of On3 Sports, who brings unparalleled insight into […]

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Tackling Life Beyond the Game: Trey Edmunds’ Journey From NFL to Fatherhood
February 21, 2024

As athletes’ journeys from professional sports to their lives afterwards increasingly fall under the spotlight, Trey Edmunds’ journey from NFL to fatherhood emerges as a beacon for embracing new beginnings and carving out a purposeful existence post-retirement. Edmunds’ story offers a compelling narrative on navigating change, embracing new roles, and finding purpose after the […]

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Football Touchdowns to Financial Turnarounds: Ronnie Brown’s Shift from NFL to Financial Guidance
February 16, 2024

In the realm of professional sports, transitioning from the field to a fulfilling post-career life is a journey few navigate as successfully as Ronnie Brown. Known for his dynamic play in the NFL, the former running back seamlessly shifted gears from the NFL to financial guidance, becoming a beacon of wisdom for athletes navigating […]

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College Football Should Step Up Its Fan Engagement Game to Capitalize on a Willing, Able, and Available Base
January 12, 2024

Fan engagement is up in the NFL; it’s high time College Football joined the party. The NFL marked an unprecedented achievement in the 2023-2024 season by securing 93 of the top 100 most-watched TV broadcasts in the US, a feat not matched by any other sport. This surge in popularity underscores the NFL’s crucial […]

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AI in Sports is a Game-Changer for Injury Prevention and Player Tracking
December 15, 2023

In the evolving landscape of sports analytics, the integration of AI in sports is reshaping how teams approach everything from player acquisition to performance strategies. AI technologies are increasingly being used for real-time tracking of player movements and ball positions, providing advanced analytics for personalized training plans. Experts believe that data analytics can play […]

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Viva Las Vegas: Football Economics Led to the End of the Pac-12, but not College Football in the Silver State
December 13, 2023

Las Vegas emerges as a burgeoning hub for college football, highlighted by successfully hosting the final Pac-12 championship at the $1.9 billion Allegiant Stadium and growing interest in the city as a potential site for future major events, including College Football Playoff games and conference championships. Still, the Pac-12’s loss of USC, UCLA, Washington, […]

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Moneyball in a Box: Using AI Cloud Applications for Sports Analytics Opens up a Whole New Playbook
December 13, 2023

Integrating AI cloud applications for sports analytics is not just a trend but a game-changer, profoundly transforming team strategies and decision-making processes. The partnerships between Gemini Sports Analytics and prominent sports organizations like the Indianapolis Colts and Texas A&M Athletics vividly illustrate this revolution. These collaborations are pioneering steps in harnessing AI cloud applications […]

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AI in Scriptwriting is a Cause for Excitement, But Writer Protections are Paramount
November 19, 2023

The Writers Guild of America and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers agreement brings into sharp focus the nuanced role of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in scriptwriting. This pivotal deal, spanning three years, navigates the fine line between harnessing AI as a collaborative asset and guarding against its potential misuse. It reflects a […]

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Despite Initial Reluctance, AI Will Likely Overcome Resistance in the Entertainment Industry
November 19, 2023

A recent agreement between the Writers Guild of America (WGA) and leading studios and streaming platforms marks a significant moment in the entertainment industry, especially regarding the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in scriptwriting. This deal, which notably includes measures to limit AI-written scripts, highlights a crucial debate at the heart of the entertainment […]

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