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Tuesday November 21, 2017

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#SeatGeek Releases New, Improved iPhone App

#SeatGeek Releases New, Improved iPhone App

NY-based startup Seat Geek launched a new iPhone app that lets users to search and buy tickets for sports, concerts and other events. According to Forbes, the company already had a mobile app, but they wanted to create one from "the ground up" after seeing mobile traffic increase by about 40% in a [Full Story…]

NY Giants Score Points With Social Media

NY Giants Score Points With Social Media

The job of social media manager is climbing the executive world. For example, Nilay Shah is the 28-year-old social media manager for the New York Giants football team, and uses his tech-savvy to help connect the team brand to its customers and fans. According to Adweek, since Shah works for the team [Full Story…]

CBS Expands Tech for #USOpen Coverage

CBS Expands Tech for #USOpen Coverage

The US Open, held at Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, is set to begin today and CBS prepares to not only support other domestic broadcasters, but many foreign entities as well. For the first time, CBS Sports Network is taking on the qualifiers, which have never been [Full Story…]

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…]

Major League Baseball’s Advanced Media is a Hit

Major League Baseball's Advanced Media is a Hit

Bob Bowman, president and CEO of Major League Baseball's Advanced Media (BAM), generates around $620 million dollars a year in revenue. The company is one of the most powerful tech startups that NYy has ever produced, as Fast Company reported that in 2010, BAM was asked to partner with Apple for the [Full Story…]

CBS Sports App Lets NY Sports Fans Weigh In Real time

CBS Sports App Lets NY Sports Fans Weigh In Real time

CBS Sports' iPhone app Audio Roadshow, which launched in February, allows NYers to respond to WFAN guests and on air topics real time.  Mike Francesa's popular sports talk show on the station,  streams live to iPhones without any ads or sponsors, but there are plans on initiating these later [Full Story…]

Local Westchester High School Team Utilizes Tech App to Update Fans/Parents

Local Westchester High School Team Utilizes Tech App to Update Fans/Parents

Apps such as GameChanger, founded 2009 in NY, give parents, friends and fans of high school and recreational athletics programs updates on their teams According to The Daily Bedford, Ossining High School's baseball program in Westchester County NY is using GameChanger to provide game scores, [Full Story…]

ScoreBig Ticket App Becomes Available in NY Market Today

ScoreBig Ticket App Becomes Available in NY Market Today

ScoreBig, an iPhone app being released to the NY market today, will give bidders the opportunity to win tickets for events that night at discounted prices, according to The New York Times. ScoreBig is made up ticket-industry vets who work with event sites and ticket brokers/promoters who have [Full Story…]

Yankees, StubHub Partnership in Danger of Dissolving?

Yankees, StubHub Partnership in Danger of Dissolving?

The New York Yankees and online ticket e-commerce site StubHub are in a disagreement over the prices of unwanted tickets, according to the New York Post.  Ticket prices for an upcoming game are as low as $3 on StubHub, and for the same ticket, fans would pay $15.20 at Yankees.com or the stadium box [Full Story…]

SNY Joins Fraternity of NY Networks with New Studios

SNY Joins Fraternity of NY Networks with New Studios

Following a growing trend in the NY, SNY, a regional sports cable network, has re-outfitted its studio A set, a source reported to Fishbowl NY.  The 6th avenue and 51st street broadcast center features 14 monitors, three 60 inch plasma TVs and a 42 inch screen installed in the desk. Fishbowl NY  [Full Story…]

As Baseball Begins, NY-area Verizon FiOS Subscribers Get Free HD Games On Demand #Yankees #Mets

As Baseball Begins, NY-area Verizon FiOS Subscribers Get Free HD Games On Demand #Yankees #Mets

In case local fans missed yesterday's Mets opening  game or can't catch the Yankees season opener taking place this afternoon against the  Tampa Bay Rays, local fans of both teams can watch high-def baseball--whenever they want, as Verizon announced this week that NY-area FiOS TV subscribers have [Full Story…]

Yankees Top Major Leagues… in Facebook Likes

Yankees Top Major Leagues... in Facebook Likes

While the Yankees will be playing their first game of the season against Tampa Bay tomorrow, it seems that they already have a head start on the social media front. The Yankees' Facebook page heads the list of 30 Major League Baseball teams with the most likes at 5.3 million, according to a Wall [Full Story…]

Nine Baseball Nuts to “Hibernate” in MLB’s Fan Cave in NY for All 2,430 Games

Nine Baseball Nuts to "Hibernate" in MLB's Fan Cave in NY for All 2,430 Games

For a second year, nine baseball fanatics have been chosen to enter NY's Major League Baseball fan cave, located in East Village.  The participants, who will write, blog, tweet and sometimes meet with big league ball players,  will watch every game this baseball season. Of the original 22,000 [Full Story…]

ESPN Ranked as Most Popular Mobile Tool for #MarchMadness Coverage

ESPN Ranked as Most Popular Mobile Tool for #MarchMadness Coverage

Though Turner and CBS own the rights for broadcasting March Madness games, mobile sites and apps are a different market entirely. According to consumer market research firm NPD, Bristol, Connecticut-based ESPN was the most popular mobile site for the tournament, followed but NCAA site and Yahoo [Full Story…]

Lin’s Fans Shoot Knicks’ Online Presence Skyward #Linsanity

Lin's Fans Shoot Knicks' Online Presence Skyward #Linsanity

As the Knicks prepare to take on the Cleveland Cavaliers tonight, one of the side effects of the new-found popularity of their player Jeremy Lin is the skyrocketing web traffic to their team site. Compared to the last two weeks of January, visitors to NY Knicks.com and KnicksNow.com have increased [Full Story…]