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Sports Tech Live - Issue #155

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Sports Tech Live

All your Sports Tech news in one place, covering topics like AR/VR, Data Analytics, eSports, Live Streaming, Sports Betting, Wearables, etc.

Hey Sports Tech Fans,
Happy Thanksgiving to all of our American readers out there.
I will keep it brief this week given that most readers are enjoying the holidays.
There is a link below to a bunch of sport and fitness Black Friday Deals, like fitness trackers, watches, wearables, cycling gear, action cameras, drones, headphones, massage guns, treadmills etc.
Have a great sporting weekend,
Will

Black Friday Deals
Massive Sports Black Friday Deals List! | DC Rainmaker
Streaming Wars
The NFL Sunday Ticket sweepstakes may have a dark horse candidate
Monday Nights Belong to ESPN and Twitter, a Match Made in Second-Screen Heaven
RTVE secures Spanish national team rights in Fiba deal | SportBusiness
Eleven Italy wins FIBA basketball rights | News | Broadcast
Kiswe’s BTS concert live stream got nearly 1 million viewers
Gambling
Honeymoon Over: When Do US Sportsbooks Need To Start Showing A Profit?
Florida Sports Betting Dead For Now After Federal Court Ruling
Huddle agrees technology deal with Sporting Group for North America - SBC Americas
FanDuel, Genius Sports Expand Partnership to Include Official NFL Data Content and Fan Engagement Solutions
Exodus wallet integrates with SportX to enable esports betting with crypto
esports & Gaming
The final of the World Championships 2021 had around 74 million simultaneous views
ESL Gaming and Huya agree two-year China rights deal - SportsPro
World Triathlon and Super League Triathlon launch esports World Championship Series - Host City News
Worlds 2022 matches to be played in Mexico, Canada, and US | GINX Esports TV
PUBG Mobile Campus Empower program to offer scholarships to youngsters in Pakistan
Parents of Fortnite pros, Benjyfishy and MrSavage, to release books about life in esports | GINX Esports TV
Content
Sports-Media Startup The Athletic Searches for a Buyer and Many More Subscribers - Bloomberg
Buffalo Sabres Add In-Venue Broadcast Audio Streaming For Fans | NoVa Caps
Formula E releases new docuseries on YouTube and Facebook - SportsPro
Social & Marketing
Fan sentiment graphs, sanitised posts and driving revenues: footballers and social media – The Athletic
Deals
PORTL raises a neat stack of cash to teleport your likeness all over the world – TechCrunch
Snapscreen announces $ 1.2 million seed funding round led by Sharp Alpha Advisors - Florida News Times
Crypto
Cryptocurrency Trading Enters South American Soccer By DailyCoin
Man City suspend partnership with 3Key Technologies | www.sportindustry.biz
World Table Tennis launches first NFT, signs supplier deal with Enlio | SportBusiness
Is the day coming when teams will be able to give fans a taste of ownership through cryptocurrency?
Partnerships
MLB partners with Adobe to digitise fan experience in the ballpark and beyond - SportsPro
Premier League fuels Castrol partnership for global engagement - Insider Sport
Washington Wizards and Capitals Fans Get 15 (More) Seconds of Fame as Monumental Sports Renews Deal With Spectator App
Orlando Magic Announce New Partnership with Drop; Encourage Fans to "Squeeze Every Drop" Ahead of Black Friday Shopping | Orlando Magic
Indian Super League partners with OneFootball to expand its global footprint - Sportstar
Hardware & Wearables
Tennibot, the Robot to Pick Up Tennis Balls, Secures Funding From Owner of New Orleans Saints, Pelicans
The tiny clubface sticker that DQ'd Rory Sabbatini? Here's why pros use them
The NFL Is Giving Players Sensor-Laden Mouthpieces Instead of Just Lip Service to Study Concussions; Four College Programs Join In
Women in Sport
LPGA Tour seizing on more sponsor interest in women's sports
Data
NFL Analytics Guru Paul Ballew Says the League Has a ‘Football Quality Index’; High-Scores, Good Officiating, No Injuries, Happy Fans = a 10
McLaren Racing to utilise DataRobot's AI-powered performance insights - SportsPro
Best of the Rest
World Cup host Qatar used ex-CIA officer to spy on FIFA | AP News
Crowd problems put future of French football at risk, says minister | Reuters
Patrick Mahomes and Josh Allen Looked Unstoppable. This Defense Stopped Them. - WSJ
Amazon Cloud CEO Tweaks Strategy Amid Microsoft, Google Rivalry - Bloomberg
New York Giants great Michael Strahan set to be space tourist next month aboard Blue Origin flight
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