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Jason Parker: How Technology is Changing Amateur Sports Events

Technology in sports is everywhere, from the ticket you purchase for an event to your experience at the venue. And for amateur sports organizations in particular, technology is changing the way their participants register for events and experience those events in the months leading up to the game—or even when they are on site waiting […]

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Verizon to Improve Wi-Fi Access at 12 NASCAR Tracks

NASCAR and Verizon have announced a multiyear partnership to modernize 12 NASCAR-owned racetracks by enhancing wireless access for race fans, drivers and teams in effort to help fans more easily share images of live events on their mobile devices. The partnership designates Verizon as the official wireless telecommunications and 5G mobility partner of NASCAR, as […]

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Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin that rely on blockchain technology are changing the way fans and sports teams interact. (Photo: Rick Bowmer/AP Images)

How Blockchain is Changing Sports

For sports fans unfamiliar with the term, “blockchain” may sound like some new football strategy instead of what it is: An encrypted computer network technology used for keeping records on—and thereby verifying—transactions involving cryptocurrency or other items of value. Fans, however, are finding that the technology is popping up increasingly in football and other sports. […]

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The NFL and Verizon Announce New Two-Year Partnership

The National Football League and Verizon have announced a partnership to jointly develop new products and services that will utilize 5G—the fifth generation of wireless technology—and other technologies to enhance NFL games and the overall fan experience. The deal, which is an expansion of Verizon and the NFL’s long-standing relationship, makes Verizon the official 5G innovation partner […]

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