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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,
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

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?
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
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
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