MLB to Make Stadiums Interactive With iOS 7’s iBeacon


Major League Baseball is launching a major initiative to make attending games at stadiums a completely interactive experience for fans. Taking advantage of Apple’s iBeacon indoor mapping, a new feature in iOS 7, the MLB plans to customize its At the Ballpark app for everyone that walks into any of its stadiums nationwide. “We’ve been […]

Twitter and the NFL

Twitter Will Soon Embed NFL Highlights in Tweets


Here’s another high-profile ad win for Twitter as it gears up for its IPO: A big partnership with the NFL, which will bring video highlights and other content from America’s most popular sport to the social network. The pact is one of Twitter’s Amplify deals, which let TV programmers distribute short video clips, preceded by […]

Uber Taxi

Uber Signs Deal to Chauffeur NFL Players This Season


Add free Uber rides to the list of perks that come with being an NFL player. The on-demand private car service and the NFL Players Association today announced a partnership that will give ride credits to NFL players and their friends and family for the 2013-2014 season. Starting this month, all active NFL players will […]

Xbox and The NFL

Microsoft, ESPN and NFL Show Off Robust Xbox One Apps


The highlight is what makes sports come alive, and Microsoft knows that. With the Xbox 360’s ESPN app, which debuted in November 2010 and was expanded two years later to include the sports giant’s full slate of live programming, Microsoft demonstrated a strong focus on delivering sports through the console. Now the company is moving […]

Concussion Robot

Robots Will Be Used to Help Treat Football Concussions


When Northern Arizona opens its college football season at the University of Arizona on Friday night, the Lumberjacks’ sports medicine team will have a new member: a robot. VGo (pronounced vee-go) is a two-wheeled, remote-controlled, electrically powered robot developed by VGo Communications of New Hampshire that stands 4 feet upright and resembles a miniature Segway. […]