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Sports Technology: Digitization Changing Sports

What in the world is digitization? Should we get out the dictionary? Dictionary.com defines digitization as: 1. to convert (data) to digital form for use in a computer. 2. to convert (analogous physical measurements) to digital form. How is digitization changing the world of sports? We live in a tech-savvy world where smartphones are in everyone’s pockets […]

Predict the Mets’ Opening Day roster

The Mets open up spring training with a game against the Nationals on Saturday, which will begin the turning of the wheels in the mind of manager Terry Collins. He’ll have his first look at his team in a game scenario and has a month to decide on the roster he will begin the regular […]

Sports Sponsorship: NASCAR Drivers Need Sponsors

Dale Earnhardt Jr. is just one big name in NASCAR who is looking for sports sponsorship deals. The son of legendary Dale Sr. is in need of a primary sponsor for about one-third of his 36 Sprint Cup races this season. The perfect sponsorship deal has yet to arise for Earnhardt and team owner Rick […]

LaTroy Hawkins an NRI who may last the whole season

While examining the non-roster invites on the Mets’ official website you may notice there are quite a number of players who have a legitimate shot at making the club out of spring training. Veteran arms such as Scott Atchison and Aaron Laffey have MLB experience and could help in the team’s bullpen. Despite missing two […]

Sports Business: 2K Sports Announces NBA/MLB Combo Pack

2K Sports, a subsidiary of sports business company Take-Two Interactive Software Inc., has announced that the critically acclaimed NBA 2K13 will be paired with the upcoming MLB 2K13 in a combo pack. The combo pack will be available for purchase beginning on March 5, 2013 at participating North American retailers for $79.99, for both the […]

Sports Jobs: Olympic Wrestlers Need Them for 2020

Olympic wrestlers will need to find new sports jobs instead of training for the 2020 Olympics. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced that wrestling will be cut from the 2020 Olympic games. The news comes as a shock to the wrestling world, as the sport is one of the oldest in Olympic history. Wrestling has been […]

Sports Ticket Sales Not Easy for Yankees

The most illustrious franchise in sports history is having a harder time than you may think with their sports ticket sales. Between the Superstorm Sandy and the weak economy, the Yankees don’t have it as easy as they did in the past, which could be why they have not lavishly spent on free agents this […]