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Sports Tech Live - Issue #88

Hey Sports Tech Fans, Thank you to those who checked out last week's video and provided some feedback
Issue #88  •  July 17  •  View online  •  Suggest a link
Sports Tech Live
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,
Thank you to those who checked out last week’s video and provided some feedback, you’re the real MVPs!
I’ve added some time stamping to help you jump to the section you want.
I am all ears for feedback, so let me know what you think!
To give you an update on the sportstech.live website:
Users are growing steadily with users from 61 countries checking out the site in the last month or so.
The top countries are:
United States
United Kingdom
Canada
Germany
Ireland

It’s been a fascinating experience and experiment, just like the experiment with the podcast last year and the video series I started last week.
Any and all feedback is welcome!
Loads of great stories below, or check out the video below to get your weekly roundup!
Have a great sporting weekend,
Will

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Video Summary
Sports Tech Live 17th July 2020
Sports Tech Live 17th July 2020
Streaming Wars
UFC 251 from Fight Island sells 1.3m on PPV, says report - SportsPro Media

OTT focus for Premier League as Peacock gets bulk of live games - SportsPro Media

HBO Max, Peacock Are in Standoff With Roku and Amazon Fire TV - Variety

Peacock is already losing movies a day after its full debut | Engadget

Nielsen Ratings Blunder Has Network Execs Searching for Alternatives – Sportico.com

Ratings: MLS is Back, PGA Tour and more - Sports Media Watch

Fox Sports Taps Google Cloud AI Tech to Automate Content-Management Workflows

Wave.tv partners with IMG for expanded social content offering - SportsPro Media

Gambling
Will COVID-19 Change the Face of Online Gambling?

Charity says monthly interactions rise from 30 to 1,000 and flag a coming ‘storm’

Former Stars Exec: DraftKings, SBTech Face ‘Outright Concussion’ In Platform Migration

California man accused of gambling Covid-19 relief funds in Las Vegas

esports
When should esports investors realistically expect ROI? - Esports Insider

Fiba Esports Open generates 5m social media views - SportsPro Media

How to get ahead of the game: gaming as a media channel | The Drum

CDL New York Home Series most viewed event this season | Charlie INTEL

Defiant, Ultra owners to build esports arena in Toronto

Ex-player organizes virtual NCAA tournament

Content
Despite NHL Pause, New Jersey Devils Go Above and Beyond With Live Draft Lottery Coverage, NHL 20 Streams

The most unique sporting event in history will be documented by its participants.
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Inter Milan partner Twitter in premium content deal - SportsPro Media

Marketing & Social
Bryce Harper, Zion Williamson, and other Gatorade pros are desperate for some sports

Omnicom's $20 Million Podcast Deal Bodes Well For Publishers 07/10/2020

Podcast Ad Revenue To Grow Almost 15% In 2020, Despite Pandemic | AdExchanger

Sponsors Take Heart: Sports Teams Will Reach Fans With Or Without Attendance

Deals
UFC inks apparel deal with Venum that will begin in 2021

Fanatics strikes retail partnership with Carolina Panthers, MLS Charlotte | SportBusiness

Covid 19
NFL unveils Oakley Mouth Shield to combat coronavirus

College Sports Falling Victim To Coronavirus And Financial Stresses : NPR

NBA Documents Show It’s Considering Delaying 2020-21 Season to March if COVID-19 Solution Seems Close

Republic FC, Boards for Change to Convert Empty Stands into Art Gallery for Good

Washington Redskins

NFL, Sports Fans On High Alert For Allegedly Ruinous Washington Team Expose

The 15 days that forever changed Washington's NFL team | NBC Sports Washington

Motorsports
TECH TUESDAY: Under the skin of Renault's protest of Racing Point's RP20 | Formula 1®

CBS and Tony Stewart team up for a new racing series to debut next summer

Extreme E and AFC Energy to pioneer zero emission vehicle charging - Race Tech Magazine

Mets Sale
The brinkmanship at play during Mets sale negotiations

Mets Sale: A-Rod, Steve Cohen, Josh Harris Reach Round Two of Bidding – Sportico.com

See where AI is headed at NVIDIA GTC

NVIDIAHear from leading experts on what markets AI is going to disrupt next, attend interactive training sessions led by NVIDIA solutions architects, and network with fellow startup CEOs, VCs, and enterprise executives at NVIDIA’s GPU Technology Conference (GTC) October 5-9. The startup track will be hosted by NVIDIA Inception, an acceleration program that nurtures cutting-edge AI startups and scaleups with go-to-market support, expertise, and technology. Register for 20% off with code CMSTARTUPS.
Techstars Startup Digest Sports Tech Live is curated by:
Will Martin Will Martin
will.martin@startupdigestmail.com
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