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What Happened to Tumblr?

Tumblr was once one of the biggest names in social media, trailing only the likes of Facebook and Twitter. They were purchased in 2013 by Yahoo for $1.1 billion,...
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MarketScale Mornings: Erin Patton on Building the Jordan Brand

fdsa   This week on MarketScale Mornings LIVE from the Bank of America Building in downtown Dallas hosts Tyler Kern and Daniel Litwin were joined by Erin Patton, Founder of AMPlifi Sports and...

The Cost of Cord Cutting: How Cable Providers Plan to Adapt

Since the mid-1900s, cable television has been one of the main sources of entertainment for the masses. By 2012, 93 percent of homes in the United States had access...

Is it Too Soon to Say Disney’s Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge Failed?

Disney's new Star Wars Galaxy's Edge opened to smaller crowds than expected. Does this mean it was a flop? Mike Wallace, creative director at Falcon’s Creative Group, doesn't necessarily think so....

Kern Down for What: Are Youth Sports Becoming Too Professional?

On a brand new segment of Business Casual that we're calling Kern Down for What, Tyler Kern explains to Daniel Litwin why he believes youth sports participation is dropping...

Meet “The Seeker”: How Tech is Revolutionizing Football Practice

If you’ve ever used a Fitbit, Apple watch, or step counter, you’ve harnessed the power of artificial intelligence to track athletic performance and health. But these consumer devices are...

eSports is Making Itself Harder for Brands to Ignore

With each passing week, eSports is getting harder and harder to ignore as a massive player in the world of sports and entertainment. If you look past the constant...
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Heinz Field May be Losing Its Namesake: How B2B Companies Can Capitalize

   Highlights Heinz is expected to walk away from renewing its naming rights for the Pittsburgh Steelers' stadium. The current deal in place has Heinz paying roughly $2.8 million per...

Activision Blizzard’s eSports League Is One Step Closer to Becoming Like Traditional Sports

Activision Blizzard’s Overwatch esports venture is one step closer to becoming a traditional sports league. Last year the video game maker launched the Overwatch League – a competitive esports league...
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Creating a Broadcast Standard for eSports

For years Pro AV applications have enhanced the sports world. From video boards to auditory cues, the atmosphere within arenas has changed markedly as technology has become more ubiquitous. More...
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MLB in London: Will Baseball Hit a Home Run Across the Pond?

In a rivalry that dates back more than a century it is hard to find something unprecedented between two teams. However, that will be the case this weekend when the...
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How One Visualization is Removing the Guesswork from Stadium Operations

Can data really improve the fan experience at stadiums? Data is a powerful thing and being able to have access to it can actually help stadiums run smoother and...

Riot Partners with Nielsen for eSports Monitoring

The companies confirmed that Nielsen will evaluate the League of Legends Championship Series in North America and the League of Legends European Championship, along with a select group of...

Esports Is Rapidly Growing, and Atlanta Has A Lot To Do With It

More than 2,700 people lined up outside of the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre donning various team jerseys and holding signs. Later on inside, loud cheers and chants of...
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The Global Esports Awards Are Moving from London to Arlington’s Esports Stadium

Arlington has found another 1-up in the esports industry by landing the next Esports Awards ceremony for the city's massive esports stadium. The Esports Awards, a 3-year-old annual event that...
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How the Seattle Seahawks Use Data to Win — On and Off the Field

The Seattle Seahawks have the NFL’s second-best winning percentage since 2012. One of the secrets to that success may lie within the team’s sports science department. Seattle has separated itself...
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How a Luxury Watch Brand Became a Pioneering Force in Motorsport

In 1958, when Jack Heuer was 26, he participated in an automobile rally in his native Switzerland. He had just graduated from the Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich,...
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The Switch’s VP of Gaming Sees Esports Ahead of Traditional Sports in Key Areas

The Switch, a managed private cloud service provider for the broadcast media industry, is heading into esports. With a broadcast track record that includes events like the Superbowl and...
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MarketScale Mornings: Marty Turco’s Move from the Ice to the Boardroom

  To retire before the age of 40 is a dream for many professionals. But for a professional athlete, working until then is a sign of lengthy career. By the...
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Following Strong Second Year, NHL Execs See Big Future for Esports

NHL executives, including Commissioner Gary Bettman, are pleased with the first two years of the league’s esports endeavor. Now, there are high hopes for the future, which could include...
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Intel’s Been Educating the Olympics Committee About the Potential of eSports

Intel has been helping the International Olympic Committee understand what this whole esports thing is, with a potential view to it becoming a recognised Olympic sport. Given the continued...
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Is Compensation Coming to College Athletics?

NCAA President Mark Emmert has indicated that big changes could be on the horizon for college athletics. In a move that surprised many, Emmert along with the board of governors...
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What Robots are up to in the Nike House of Innovation in Shanghai

  Nike stores are known for their interactivity and innovative sportswear, and now robots are even getting in on the action. This video comes from Stephen Hekman, Vice President of Retail...

Looking Through a Freelance Editor’s Software Toolkit

The typical two-hour movie that audiences enjoy across the world daily is the culmination of a year or multi-year process. Projects fit for the big screen or the flat...
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Rays to Explore Splitting Home Games Between Tampa and Montreal

Major League Baseball has given the Tampa Bay Rays permission to explore the possibility of becoming a two-city team, commissioner Rob Manfred said Thursday at the owners' meeting in...