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The NBA's return in late July would likely draw huge viewership, benefitting TV advertisers and networks

The NBA's return in late July would likely draw huge viewership, benefitting TV advertisers and networks

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Business Insider Intelligence and eMarketer are now Insider Intelligence , a digitally-focused research company from Insider Inc. This story was delivered to Insider...
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AI And AR Tech Lets Soccer Fans Attend Matches Behind Closed Doors

6 days ago   |   Forbes

New technology can let fans lend their face and voices to television broadcasts using virtual stadium technology. But is it a step too far?
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Capitals' Lars Eller donates light technology to D.C. homeless shelter

6 days ago   |   The Washington Post

Player and his wife sought to support a community they were concerned was overlooked amid the pandemic.
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Competition Committee supports “further analysis” of officiating advisor

6 days ago   |   NBC Sports

NFL owners will vote on proposed rules changes next week, including a pair of proposals that would concern the use of video assistance with officiating. The league will not...
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List of potential NFL rule changes includes adding a booth umpire and an alternative to the onside kick

6 days ago   |   Comcast SportsNet Baltimore   |   3 articles

The NFL is considering adding a booth umpire and a senior technology adviser to the referee to assist the officiating crew. The league also is looking
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Timberwolves, Mayo Clinic Spearheading COVID-19 Antibody Testing in NBA

8 days ago   |   Bleacher Report

Dr. Robby Sikka, Minnesota Timberwolves Vice President of Basketball Performance and Technology, and the Mayo Clinic have partnered to lead "a league-wide study that aims to...
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3 Stress-Free Ways to Share Your TV or Computer With Your Quarantine Companions

9 days ago   |   Time

Thanks to COVID-19 , many people are spending a lot more time inside with their fellow housemates, be they spouses, children, or just friends they're splitting the rent with...
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Apple's purchase of NextVR aligns with its long-term ambitions to become a major player in the XR ecosystem

Apple's purchase of NextVR aligns with its long-term ambitions to become a major player in the XR ecosystem

10 days ago   |   Business Insider

The iPhone-maker's latest purchase signals that Apple is banking on live events like sports and concerts to edge deeper into the XR ecosystem. Apple reportedly spent around...
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NASCAR Implements New Safety Protocols And Focuses On Technology As It Returns To The Track

11 days ago   |   Forbes

NASCAR will be implementing new safety measures for its first race back and is developing technology that can help return fans to the stands in the future.
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Apple latest virtual reality acquisition fuels speculation about a future VR headset

13 days ago   |   Fortune

Apple confirmed it acquired NextVR, a startup that provides sports and other content for virtual-reality headsets. The acquisition may help Apple's development of VR and AR...
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Premier League plans June 17 restart after 100-day shutdown

Premier League plans June 17 restart after 100-day shutdown

MANCHESTER, England - The Premier League is planning to return on June 17 after a 100-day shutdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

Patriots will regret not signing Cam Newton: Rodney Harrison

Patriots will regret not signing Cam Newton: Rodney Harrison

As free agent Cam Newton continues to search for a home in the NFL, at least one ex-Patriot believes the veteran quarterback would fit in well in New England. Former safety... Read more ...

LeBron James joins chorus of athletes speaking out about killing of George Floyd

LeBron James joins chorus of athletes speaking out about killing of George Floyd

NBA superstar LeBron James has joined the chorus of notable high-profile athletes who have voiced their outrage over the death of George Floyd. Read more ...

Scrums, mauls impacted as rugby approves law amendments

Scrums, mauls impacted as rugby approves law amendments

Optional law amendments limiting contact in scrums, the number of players in a maul, and the duration of rucks have been approved by World Rugby in the hope of reducing the... Read more ...

Basketball Hall of Fame ceremony pushed back to 2021

Basketball Hall of Fame ceremony pushed back to 2021

The coronavirus pandemic has caused another sporting event to be postponed. The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony has been pushed back to the... Read more ...

Penguins' Nick Bjugstad out for season after spinal surgery

Penguins' Nick Bjugstad out for season after spinal surgery

The Pittsburgh Penguins will head into whatever becomes of the NHL postseason without Nick Bjugstad, who underwent spinal surgery to repair a herniated disk. Read more ...

Packers' Jones says his contract status won't distract him

Packers' Jones says his contract status won't distract him

Packers running back Aaron Jones says he wants to remain in Green Bay for his entire career and that he won't let speculation about his future distract him as he enters the... Read more ...

MLB contracts signed by Mickey Mantle, Hank Aaron up for auction

MLB contracts signed by Mickey Mantle, Hank Aaron up for auction

An auction house is offering 15 vintage Major League Baseball contracts signed by some of the all-time greats. The contracts for sale include deals signed by Mickey Mantle with... Read more ...

Andrew Miller offers rare hope that 2020 MLB season will happen

Andrew Miller offers rare hope that 2020 MLB season will happen

Not every baseball player fears the 2020 season will be canceled. Former Yankees reliever and current Cardinal Andrew Miller, a prominent member of the players union, told The... Read more ...

Steve Yzerman says Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill keeping job

Steve Yzerman says Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill keeping job

Detroit Red Wings general manager Steve Yzerman is keeping coach Jeff Blashill despite another lackluster season. Read more ...