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dewiz
August 7, 2021

deWiz Wearable Golf Tech A Game-Changer in Swing Analysis

After more than five years of development, deWiz’s new wearable technology is going to market after closing out its Series-A funding round with more than 5M USD in new investment. The funding will fuel deWiz’s go-to-market launch strategy with a ...


wearables
August 7, 2021

Physical, Societal & Economic Effects of Sports Wearables

Wearable technology has permeated the sports world throughout the last couple of decades because of the numerous advantages of collecting ample device data. The benefits of wearable devices, or wearables, in sports are extensive data analysis on perf...


astroturf
August 4, 2021

UNC Charlotte Installs New AstroTurf Field

The 2021 Charlotte football season will be a season of firsts for the 49ers: the first home game against an ACC opponent; the first meeting with a Big 10 team; the first time facing a pair of Power 5 opponents; and, after six years in Conference USA,...


pac-12
August 4, 2021

Big 12, Pac-12 Leaders Meet to Discuss Possible Merger

With the news of Big 12 perennial powers like the University of Texas and Oklahoma University trying to leave the conference in favor of the SEC, the Pac-12 Conference has also been in talks with the Big 12 about a possible merger or re-alignment. ...


women
August 4, 2021

Are Concussions Worse for Women Athletes?

As the popularity of women's professional athletics continues to grow, so too does the spotlight on the athlete's health and wellness — particularly in terms of concussions and sub-concussive hits. A growing body of data suggests, according to a...


youth
August 4, 2021

Study: Reduced Head Impacts Among Youth Football Players

According to a study conducted by Sanford Research, there's been a 79 percent reduction in head impacts after studying a youth football team for eight consecutive seasons. The study, entitled "Head Impact Exposure of a Youth Football Team over Eig...


liberty
August 3, 2021

Liberty Arena Part of Flames’ $1B Campus Upgrade

Liberty Arena, as of November 2020, is the new official home of Liberty University’s men’s basketball, women’s basketball, and women’s volleyball programs. The 4,000-seat arena, located adjacent to the 10,000-seat Vines Center, offers a “wo...


profits
August 3, 2021

CIF Allows NIL Profits for High Schoolers

The recent interim adoption of name, image, and likeness (NIL) rules by the NCAA has already muddied the waters for soon-to-be collegiate student-athletes on whether they can earn NIL profits at the high school level. Earlier this week top high sc...


sec
July 26, 2021

Texas, Oklahoma May Leave Big 12 for SEC

Two college football powerhouses are threatening to turn an already-powerful Southeastern Conference (SEC) into a 16-team superconference. The University of Texas and Oklahoma University, two blue-chip college football programs from the Big 12 Con...


olympic
July 26, 2021

Olympic Athlete Thanks Trainer & Medical Staff in Open Letter

The Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 are underway, and with that are a slew of stories featuring Olympic athletes, their work ethics, and their road to global glory. Kaleigh Gilchrist, a two-time U.S. Olympic water polo player, is just one example of an a...