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NY Giants Use Technology to Track Players’ Performances on the Field

NY Giants Use Technology to Track Players' Performances on the Field

The New York Giants are going forward with the idea of including technology in their workouts and practices. According to The New York Times, Giants General Manager Jerry Reese first learned about using GP. devices to maximize players' abilities when he saw Manchester United soccer team practicing [Full Story…]

#SuperBowl Ads Today Have More Engagement with YouTube and Twitter #Giants

#SuperBowl Ads Today Have More Engagement with YouTube and Twitter  #Giants

Coca Cola Co., Volkswagen AG and other companies  are stretching their ad dollars farther during this year’s Super Bowl with Twitter and YouTube. Raha Subramanyam, SVP for media analytics for Nielsen, told Bloomberg that during event television, social media engagement is the No. 1 thing people are [Full Story…]

Forget About Watching the #Giants Online, #SuperBowl Action is Made for TV, Says Bleacher Report

Forget About Watching the #Giants Online, #SuperBowl Action is Made for TV, Says Bleacher Report

According to Bleacher Report, it’s not worth watching the Super Bowl on a laptop, let alone a mobile device. People watching on small screens will be able to see commercials, but will miss out on the game. The game is about the action between Tom Brady and Eli Manning, the defense of Jason [Full Story…]

Jets Parking Lot L7 Trending on Twitter, Thanks to JetsTwit.com

Jets Parking Lot L7 Trending on Twitter, Thanks to JetsTwit.com

Parking lot L7 has become the meeting ground for Jets fans to congregate, wave banners and flags, barbecue, and support their favorite team. What began as just a conversation amongst fans via the social media platform Twitter, has ostensibly turned into a group of 60+ fans getting together and [Full Story…]

Jets Take the Lead in Social Media

Jets Take the Lead in Social Media

In recent report release by Nielsen, the New York Jets held a 11.9% share of all NFL related social-media activity, the best out of all NFL teams. The New York Giants came in second at a 6.0% share. Nielsen reports that one in four Web users in the U.S. visits sports sites, adding up to 42.5 [Full Story…]

Verizon FiOS to Air Giants NFL Draft Show Tomorrow Night

Verizon FiOS to Air Giants NFL Draft Show Tomorrow Night

With the NFL Draft 2011 kicking off tomorrow night at Radio City Music Hall in NY, Verizon FiOS TV subscribers in Long Island and Northern New Jersey will have an additional viewing option for the Giants first round pick (other than ESPN, who annually airs the draft in its entirety).  For these [Full Story…]

Cablevision Customers Could Lose Fox Shows, Football

Cablevision Customers Could Lose Fox Shows, Football

NY-based News Corp., which wants higher fees for its channels from Bethpage, LI-based Cablevision, began running ads warning cable subscribers  that viewers could lose Fox shows including football games and the popular "Glee," if a deal can't be struck by Oct. 16. This is just [Full Story…]

Verizon Brings 3D to the NFL

Verizon Brings 3D to the NFL

NYConvergence ORIGINAL Last night, NYConvergence went to the New Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ., perhaps the most high-tech stadium in the NFL. Though the Giants were playing the Patriots in an exhibition game, the reason we went was not to see how they looked on the field, but to see [Full Story…]

Verizon to Air First NFL Game in 3D

Verizon to Air First NFL Game in 3D

NYConvergence ORIGINAL Following the first 3D television broadcast of a baseball game a couple of weeks ago on New York's Yes Network (it was the Yankees v. the Mariners), Verizon has announced that it will also broadcast the first NFL game in 3D in the beginning of September.  According [Full Story…]

DirecTV to Test Online NFL Ticket in Manhattan

DirecTV to Test Online NFL Ticket in Manhattan

Satellite TV company DirecTV is launching a new "Manhattan Project" that will allow Manhattan residents, who are not subscribers,  to access online the company's  popular NFL Sunday Ticket package. Earlier in the year, the company secured the rights to sell a broadband-only [Full Story…]

Web Site for Under-Construction Jets Stadium

Web Site for Under-Construction Jets Stadium

The football team’s new home won’t be ready until 2010, but a new Web site thanks fans for their loyalty over the years as the team has “migrated around the metropolitan area from one field to another, to another.” The site has artist’s renditions of the stadium, info about season tickets and a link [Full Story…]