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How sports execs use tech to improve fan engagement

Winning is great, but sports teams are making major investments in technology off the field to attract fans and keep them engaged.

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Microsoft blocks Belichick's anti-Surface blitz

Microsoft last week defended its five-year deal with the NFL after the coach of the New England Patriots trashed the company's tablet.

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Patriots coach Bill Belichick benches Microsoft's Surface, says it's undependable

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick said Tuesday that "he's done" with the Microsoft Surface tablets that the NFL uses.

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How to watch the MLB playoffs and World Series without cable

Don't miss a postseason pitch, read our cord-cutter's guide to the 2016 MLB playoffs and the World Series.

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60% off HDMI 2.0 High Speed 4k-Ready Gold Plated 6ft Cable - Deal Alert

Get your hands on this heavy duty high quality 6ft HDMI 2.0 cable, which will drive your 4K TV/Monitor at a 2160P. Very highly rated and currently discounted.

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Twitter's live NFL debut a good start, but …

Twitter passed its first big live-football test last Thursday, but the social platform must cultivate more unique value for NFL fans if it hopes to steal them away from traditional TV broadcasts.

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Bing's NFL predictions for Week 1 include several upsets, and one it missed

Microsoft's Bing Predicts search engine has published its picks for the first week of the NFL Football season. Here they are.

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24% off Zackees LED Turn Signal Bike lights - Deal Alert

Zackees's turn signal gloves give you the ability to clearly communicate turning intentions to other vehicles on the road with high visibility. Currently discounted 24%.

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71% off Venstar Bicycle Waterproof Sport Bluetooth Speaker with Remote Control - Deal Alert

Completely designed for bicycling and outdoor sports. Enjoy music when you are riding on road or climbing a mountain.

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Rio 2016 Olympics on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat

Social media's brightest stars have aligned for the Rio 2016 Olympics. Here's how to follow all the teams, games and athletes, and find behind-the-scenes action and exclusive footage on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat.

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How tech’s all-stars are playing the Olympics

Athletes will not be the only ones going for gold at the Olympics in Rio. Some of the biggest names in technology – from Cisco to Microsoft, HPE/Aruba and Google - have played a vital role in supplying back-end network technology for...

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First look: Vikings stadium caters to connected fans

Wireless access points and a distributed antenna system are designed to boost wi-fi and cellular coverage, and a Vikings stadium app puts content and services in fans' hands.

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Tech boosts the fan experience at U.S. Bank Stadium

Minnesota Vikings’ new stadium is blanketed with wireless access points built into handrails and a distributed antenna system to boost mobile coverage.

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Twitter scores live-stream deals with MLB, NBA, NHL and NFL

Twitter's steamy summer of sport got even hotter today as the company inked deals to live-stream MLB and NHL games. Each of the 'Big Four' major U.S. sports leagues is now on board to stream games or related content via Twitter.

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Twitter fails to impress with Wimbledon live stream

Twitter's first live-sports video stream at Wimbledon left much to be desired, and the company's early 'test' may not bode well for its upcoming plans to live stream 10 NFL football games this season.

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How contract modeling could reshape the NFL—and help hospitals succeed

Applying data-mining and predictive modeling to level the playing field during contract negotiation.

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The cord-cutter's guide to watching the NBA playoffs

How to watch all the hardwood heroics without paying for a cable subscription.

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As MLB embraces wearables, NBA cries foul

Wearable technology took two steps forward and one step back in the pro sports world this week, as MLB approved two fitness trackers and the NBA slapped a player on the wrist for unsanctioned wearable use during games.

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