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TNT’s Kenny Smith Says It’s ‘Inevitable’ He’ll Leave TV For Front Office

Kenny “The Jet” Smith has always been entrepreneurial. Rather than taking it easy during the coronavirus pandemic, he created a “virtual” basketball academy for kids featuring real NBA and WNA […]

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Venues Face Hurdles To Get Fans Into Seats When Sports Return

Sports will come back – on television first. But when stadiums are given approval to have fans back in the stands, operators will face obstacles to make sure that everyone […]

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Female Sports Executives See Growth Ahead, As Well As Challenges

2019 was a year of many firsts for women in sports. The WNBA made former Deloitte CEO Cathy Engelbert its first-ever commissioner and has since negotiated a new, historic CBA. […]

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NBA’s Virtual Content Factory Helps Teams Make Memories

The impact of the passing of NBA legend Kobe Bryant was felt across the entire league. On January 26, just hours before the New Orleans Pelicans were scheduled to face […]

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Augmented Reality Has Its Limits, But Is Here To Stay In Sports

The sports industry continues to showcase the breadth of opportunities available to teams willing to implement augmented reality to boost the fan experience. To date, AR technology has mostly been […]

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Sacramento Kings Lead The Way For Sports In Cryptocurrency Solutions

The Sacramento Kings have been at the forefront of many technology trends in sports, especially when it comes to cryptocurrency and blockchain innovations. In 2014, the Kings became the first […]

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5G Providers Continue To Lean on Sports To Demonstrate Possibilities

Sports continues to be one of the industries showing the power of 5G, providing some of the best use cases for the next generation of connectivity. As major telecommunications firms […]

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Sacramento Kings Continuing Push To Remain NBA’s Tech Leader

For the 2018-2019 NBA season, the Sacramento Kings finished with their best record since 2005 – at 39-43. While the team hasn’t made a playoff appearance since their 2005-postseason run, […]

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Ex-NBA Exec Finds New Career Path in Plant-Based Burger Patch

After more than a decade as a sports executive, Phil Horn thought he’d always work in the industry – at least until an entrepreneurial itch took hold. Now, the former […]

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Why the Sports Industry Could Include the First 5G Beneficiaries

As consumers continue to wrap their heads around 5G, sports might be one of the first industries to benefit from next-generation networking capabilities.

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