Tag Archives: Technology

Got, got, need! Football trading cards meet blockchain

Football and blockchain: It may not be the most obvious of pairings, but stakeholders in the football world are beginning to dip their toes in the water, when it comes to using blockchain technology in their commercial operations. Readers of Sports Shorts may have fond memories of schooldays spent collecting trading cards or stickers depicting … Continue Reading

Technology in Sport: is football lagging behind?

Together with the usual transfer speculation this week’s football news has been dominated by the introduction of Video Assistant Referees (“VARs”) in England. VARs have slowly been introduced into the sphere of football. Rugby union has implemented television match officials (TMOs) since 2001, cricket has benefitted from Hawk-Eye since 2001 whilst the 2006 US Open … Continue Reading

NFL on Twitter: how will you choose to watch your sport in future?

On 15 September 2016, the New York Jets beat the Buffalo Bills 37-31 in the Bills’ New Era Field. Never has there been a more aptly named stadium for a game… The Jets v Bills game was streamed live on social media site Twitter, a first for the NFL. Twitter streamed the US national network … Continue Reading
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