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Hey Sports Tech Fans, Another short one from me this week as we begin to see sports return with the U
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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,
Another short one from me this week as we begin to see sports return with the UFC hosting UFC 249 in Florida, where sports are deemed essential.
I am busy working in the background to improve things for this community, so expect some news soon!
Have a great sporting weekend!
Will
Streaming Wars
Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson's $10 million charity golf match set for May 24

Rory McIlroy and Dustin Johnson to play televised charity match

Gambling
Online Gaming Operator Monkey Knight Fight Partners With Milwaukee Brewers

Las Vegas hedging its bets on esports

esports
Fortnite is now one of the biggest games ever with 350 million players

Newzoo will extract analytics insights from Reddit's gamers | VentureBeat

Content
Sports Illustrated Studios Launches As Joint Film/TV Venture By Authentic Brands And 101 Studios – Deadline

After The Last Dance, ESPN Moves Up Three More Major Sports Movies | Vanity Fair

Players-Hosted Podcast Pays Off for Washington Capitals

Marketing & Social
Sports-Starved Advertisers Flock to Turner Sports’ the Match Golf Sequel, Airing May 24

AR/VR
Nike aims phones at the sky in search for sneaker-shaped AR cloud

Lavazza, Arsenal sponsor AR experience for soccer fans | Mobile Marketer

Deals

Sports Data Platform QL Gaming Raises $1.1 Million; Acquires Accuscore (EXCLUSIVE) – Variety

With sports on pause, new opportunities to buy stakes in cash-strapped teams could arise

New Naming-Rights Candidates Emerge | VenuesNow

Covid-19
Bundesliga cleared to return on May 16 after coronavirus lockdown | Goal.com

Premier League meeting sees teams commit to finishing season ahead of crunch vote | The Independent

Whenever sports return, owners and players must prioritize their greatest asset: Fans

Goodell sends teams memo outlining reopening of facilities
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