Football

This is the tech that NFL players are excited about in 2018

With the NFL season now over, players finally have time to focus on their passions and side projects, which can be anything from an externship on Capital Hill to angel investing in startups. Some of t

Here’s how to stream the Super Bowl tonight

The NFL season ends tonight with the New England Patriots losing to facing off against the Philadelphia Eagles in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  The game starts at 6:30pm ET / 3:30pm PT and this year wi

Voice assistants weigh in on Super Bowl LII

Today marks the 52nd Super Bowl, and quite a bit has changed since that first big game. Then, it was called the AFL-NFL World Championship Game. In 1967, the cost of a movie ticket was $1.25, and colo

Madden NFL 18 esports are coming to Disney XD and ESPN

With the Super Bowl just a few weeks away, the world of football has some relatively unexpected news. Madden NFL, one of the most popular gaming titles in the world, is going even more mainstream. ESP

DraftKings is testing a fantasy contest focused on a single NFL game

A few days ago DraftKings announced an NFL product called Showdown, which lets you play in a fantasy football contest centered around just a single football game. This means that all your players will

NBCUniversal will start streaming Sunday Night Football on mobile devices next month

NBCUniversal announced today that it has acquired rights from the NFL to stream “Sunday Night Football” through its TV Everywhere app starting with the 2018 season. The news comes just one week af

Crunch Report | Apple Confirms Shazam Acquisition

Apple confirms its Shazam acquisition, MyEtherWallet knockoff goes live on the App Store and is now removed and the NFL is partnering with Verizon and is now streaming football games to everyone. All

Onefootball has quietly raised a Series C round and added Adidas as an investor

Onefootball founder and CEO Lucas von Cranach, whose popular football app now has 25 million fans in 200 countries around the world, confirmed on stage today at TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin 2017 that his

Here’s how to watch Thursday Night Football on Amazon tonight

When Amazon beat out Twitter and Facebook to stream the NFL’s Thursday Night Football this season, people were pretty surprised. The one year deal, which requires viewers be Amazon Prime member,

The NFL’s new live streamed Twitter show kicks off tonight

Twitter lost streaming rights NFL Thursday Night Football games to Amazon this season, in a deal valued at around $50 million – up from the $10 million Twitter had paid previously. However, the

Sleeperbot is the best place to host your fantasy football league this season

Sleeperbot, which has raised about $2M in seed funding from Birchmere VC and Expa, and boasts hundreds of thousands of users, calls itself Slack for sports. It’s essentially an app (and website)

Here’s how to watch Super Bowl highlights in VR during the game

FOX Sports just announced that they will be streaming Super Bowl highlights in “near real-time” in VR via their FOX Sports VR App. Specifically, the app will show somewhere highlights cons

An NFL player went on Facebook Live from the locker room and nothing good happened

Yesterday after the Steelers upset the Chiefs in an AFC playoff game, Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown decided to go on Facebook Live from the locker room to celebrate with his fans. And the fans

NFL games are now live streaming on China’s Sina Weibo network

The NFL is hoping to expand its presence in China with a new deal that gives social media platform, Sina Weibo – often called China’s Twitter –  the rights to live stream select gam

Hands-on with VR Sports Challenge, the Oculus Touch version of Wii Sports

When the Wii launched, no one knew what motion controllers were or why we even needed them. So to get people excited about the new input method, Nintendo released Wii Sports as a free game to anyon

Referees will wear hats with built-in GoPros during the Big Ten Championship Game

Are you upset your team isn’t playing in a championship game this weekend and need a reason to watch? Well here’s a reason to watch at least one game on Saturday: Referees will wear hats

A Chinese streaming service will reportedly pay $700M to broadcast the English Premier League

Chinese money is set to pour into the English Premiership football league after PPTV, an online streaming platform in China, agreed to a three-year deal to broadcast matches between 2019-2022.

Crunch Report | Facebook’s Election Hub

Google Capital has rebranded to CapitalG, Facebook hub gives its election hub top billing in hopes of making you a more informed voter, Wish is rumored to be raising $500 million, Lucas Matney was rea

The NFL is launching a virtual reality series on YouTube & Daydream

The NFL and Google announced this week they’re teaming up on an exclusive virtual reality series that will give viewers a behind-the-scenes looking into NFL life – from “players, to

Zepp’s newest sensor (slide) tackles soccer

Slowly but surely, the Zepp Labs is taking on every sport known to humankind. And the latest is a biggie. The company is set to start shipping Zepp Play Soccer tomorrow here in the States (hence the n
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