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Tim Leiweke on the Leafs: ‘Analytics make us smarter’

Tim Leiweke on the Leafs: ‘Analytics make us smarter’ | Sports Analytics | Scoop.it
Maple Leafs Sports and Entertainment president stirs the pot in lengthy chat he at Ryerson University
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Recording the Frenzy of Soccer Goalkeeping, 1,000 Times a Second | Gadget Lab | WIRED

Recording the Frenzy of Soccer Goalkeeping, 1,000 Times a Second | Gadget Lab | WIRED | Sports Analytics | Scoop.it
The chance to find out more about what happens with goalies in practice and in games is what British sports scientist Chris Barnes had in mind when he came up with the concept of a goalkeeper-specific tracking monitor three years ago.
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Cuban excited about Mavs' basketball IQ after busy offseason

Cuban excited about Mavs' basketball IQ after busy offseason | Sports Analytics | Scoop.it
Mark Cuban thinks the league is getting smarter which is why this new Mavs team has him so pumped.
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Vibrado is raising $1.5M for sensor-embedded sports arm sleeves

Vibrado is raising $1.5M for sensor-embedded sports arm sleeves | Sports Analytics | Scoop.it
Right now, the Sunnyvale, California company has designed a sleeve that goes around your arm to help you shoot a basketball correctly.
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The Seattle Sounders Football Club scores big with wearable technology

The Seattle Sounders Football Club scores big with wearable technology | Sports Analytics | Scoop.it
By partnering with Tableau Software, the Seattle Sounders are able to track player performance, conditioning and injury likelihood.
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How the Sounders use wearables to improve soccer player fitness, with help from Tableau - GeekWire

How the Sounders use wearables to improve soccer player fitness, with help from Tableau - GeekWire | Sports Analytics | Scoop.it
With most sports, a healthy body is essential to success. That's certainly true in soccer, where players run around the pitch for nearly 10 miles per match and make a series of sprints that require tip-top physical health.
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Too much practice and specialization can hurt instead of help child athletes

Too much practice and specialization can hurt instead of help child athletes | Sports Analytics | Scoop.it
Too much athletic specialization runs risk of injury and burn out for children
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Catapult Sports is ‘Google analytics for athletes’: wearable technology start-up series

Catapult Sports is ‘Google analytics for athletes’: wearable technology start-up series | Sports Analytics | Scoop.it
Catapult Sports is one of 10 start-ups featured in our series on wearable technology.
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How Science Is Revolutionizing Sports: A Four-Part Conversation With David Epstein

How Science Is Revolutionizing Sports: A Four-Part Conversation With David Epstein | Sports Analytics | Scoop.it
VideoThe Forbes/Wolfe Emerging Technology Report is proud to present a special four-part conversation with New York Times Bestselling Author David Epstein. David Epstein is the author of The Sports Gene, a New York Times Bestselling book about extraordinary athletic performance. Epstein authored or co-authored several of Sports Illustrated’s most high profile [...]
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Eagles: Chip Kelly's sports science impact continues in Year 2

Eagles: Chip Kelly's sports science impact continues in Year 2 | Sports Analytics | Scoop.it
With a more difficult schedule ahead this season, the Eagles' focus on sports science remains an advantage.
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The Data You Ignore Is More Valuable Than You Thought

The Data You Ignore Is More Valuable Than You Thought | Sports Analytics | Scoop.it
Business leaders understand the importance of data, but just because you’re checking analytics doesn’t mean you haven’t also overlooked some important metrics.The new world of data isn’t just about gathering new information; all kinds of data that your business collects effortlessly can provide enormous value if you can look at [...]
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It’s not a man bra—it’s a wearable technology optimization device

It’s not a man bra—it’s a wearable technology optimization device | Sports Analytics | Scoop.it
Australian rugby fans watching the New South Wales vs. Queensland match yesterday were treated to a mid-match surprise when halfback Trent Hodkinson whipped off his shirt to reveal a tight, cropped black tank top—or, as many fans later described it, a sports bra. https://twitter.com/RomireVids/status/471611128426946560 The garment was not, in fact, designed to keep his pecs in...
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Big Data and Analytics In Sports | SmartData Collective

Big Data and Analytics In Sports | SmartData Collective | Sports Analytics | Scoop.it
This posts explores how big data and analytics are transforming sports to monitor athletes and players, improve their performance, reduce recover times and make sports more engaging and entertaining for the spectator and TV audience.
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Rewriting the Rules

Rewriting the Rules | Sports Analytics | Scoop.it
Flexible, wearable technology from MC10 aids in concussion sensing, data collection and clinical trials.
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UNC football's ‘Smart, Fast and Physical' gets smarter in practice

UNC football's ‘Smart, Fast and Physical' gets smarter in practice | Sports Analytics | Scoop.it
UNC football's 'Smart, Fast and Physical' gets smarter in practice
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The quantified All-Star: How wearable tech is changing the way pro sports are played, paid for and watched - Silicon Valley Business Journal

The quantified All-Star: How wearable tech is changing the way pro sports are played, paid for and watched - Silicon Valley Business Journal | Sports Analytics | Scoop.it
Products like Fitbit and the Nike FuelBand have launched a "quantified self" craze, but Joe Blow’s daily step counting pales in comparison to the stakes for pro sports teams that are gathering biometric data on athletes who collect million-dollar salaries.
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Notebook: Minnesota Gophers use technology to monitor players' workload

Notebook: Minnesota Gophers use technology to monitor players' workload | Sports Analytics | Scoop.it
Minnesota is using the Catapult system to collect data during the Gophers' practice -- things such as how many miles players have run, how fast they move, etc. -- and allow coaches and trainers to monitor progress.
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Wearable technology in professional sports will affect salaries, unions and how fans engage with teams - Silicon Valley Business Journal

Wearable technology in professional sports will affect salaries, unions and how fans engage with teams - Silicon Valley Business Journal | Sports Analytics | Scoop.it
Wearable sensors that measure pro athletes' performance are becoming a staple for pre-season conditioning and even routine practices. But there are big obstacles for getting the technology game ready.
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Sports Analytics Use Cases Applied to Business | Optimal Solutions Integration, Inc.

Sports Analytics Use Cases Applied to Business | Optimal Solutions Integration, Inc. | Sports Analytics | Scoop.it
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GPS guides Packers toward better injury prevention

GPS guides Packers toward better injury prevention | Sports Analytics | Scoop.it
Since taking over as Green Bay Packers coach in 2006, Mike McCarthy traditionally started practices with a jog-through, usually ranging from 20 to 40 minutes.
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Data analytics and football - the biggest show on Earth - Computer Business Review

Data analytics and football - the biggest show on Earth - Computer Business Review | Sports Analytics | Scoop.it
Big data analytics is giving soccer teams a competitive edge at World Cup 2014.
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ESPN won't be dumbing down the World Cup for prime time

ESPN won't be dumbing down the World Cup for prime time | Sports Analytics | Scoop.it
A lot has changed for Ian Darke since he first called the World Cup for ESPN in 1994.
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Are Australian sports missing the boat on analytics? | The Roar

Are Australian sports missing the boat on analytics? | The Roar | Sports Analytics | Scoop.it
Rugby League: On Wednesday night we were lucky enough to witness a grown man – a professional football player no less – wearing a bra. Of course, the bra was not actuall
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Basketball stats cats embrace Moneyball approach

Basketball stats cats embrace Moneyball approach | Sports Analytics | Scoop.it
NBA players’ personal statisticians are at the forefront of a growing industry
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