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Is The Timing Right for Systemic Change? A Look at Potential Opportunities for the NHL During These Financially Challenged Times

Photo: @Capitals Times of adversity often give rise to new opportunities for change, as well as provide fertile ground for innovation and the implementation of new ideas. The financial damages sustained from the COVID-19 pandemic are wide and vast, but … Continue reading

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How Authentic Crowd Reactions Could Accompany Potential Empty Arena Games

It’s looking more and more likely that the return of sports will at least start with some games contested in empty arenas. While not ideal, it certainly seems like a logical step in the overall process to return to normal. … Continue reading

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Could New Technologies Assist In COVID-19 Recovery and the Return of Public Sporting Events?

Photo: Getty Images It’s been said that necessity is the mother of invention. Human needs often breed new innovations and advances in society. We are already seeing this play out in the world’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and will … Continue reading

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The Emergence of “Big Data” in the NHL: A Practical Example

Photo: NHL When most hockey fans hear about the new player and puck tracking system set to be deployed by the NHL, they most likely have an instant vision of the old “FoxTrax” system implemented by Fox Sports in the … Continue reading

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Comcast NBCUniversal Launches New Sports Tech Startup Accelerator

Photo credit: Astrid Stawiarz/NBC Comcast NBCUniversal introduced a new startup accelerator intended to bolster the sports media giant’s innovation efforts, while keeping a pulse on emerging technologies coming down the pipeline.

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