On Wednesday Apple announced a short form docuseries called “Greatness Code featuring stories from LeBron James, Tom Brady, and others.
The Australian Women’s Cricket team uses the Apple Watch to train. Collected data includes mood and sleep as a way to avoid major injuries.
Paciolan is a ticketing provider for college sports, and it announced plans to add Apple Wallet college ticket support for fans.
Design agency AKQA gave data on 400 existing sports to a neural network, and one of the games it created is called Speedgate.
While the sport was created as an exercise for Design Week, it might just become a serious sport. AKQA is talking to the Oregon Sports Authority about Speedgate, and there might be an intramural league in the summer. The company is encouraging others to start their own leagues.
This sounds (and looks) like a cool game and I’d be interested to try it out. Additionally an informative guide to Speedgate can be found here.
Stick & Ball TV announced today the launch of a baseball training and lifestyle network that will be coming to the Apple TV through its iOS app. It will have live and on-demand instructional videos and original content designed for players of all ages, as well as coaches. Stick & Ball TV’s CEO Jeremy Harrell said: “The response from coaches, players and industry partners has been overwhelming. Our coaches and partners recognize the passion we possess and see the potential of our streaming platform. They want to join forces to do something that has a long-term, positive impact on the game we love.” The app is free to download and you can get a free 30-day free trial. After that, premium subscriptions will start at US$9.99/month or US$99/year. You can use the code LAUNCH20 to save 20% on an annual subscription, which is valid until April 25.
In a new report today we find that Apple TV Sports has its own curation team, watching for newsworthy and unpredictable moments.
Roger Fingas put together a brief guide to watching the 2019 March Madness tournament on your Apple devices.
Nike launched a line of self-adjusting basketball shoes that you can control with your iPhone. They’re based on the company’s FitAdapt technology.
When a player steps into the Nike Adapt BB, a custom motor and gear train senses the tension needed by the foot and adjusts accordingly to keep the foot snug. The tensile strength of the underfoot lacing is able to pull 32 pounds of force (roughly equal to that of a standard parachute cord) to secure the foot throughout a range of movement.
These basketball shoes look slick.
Apple’s Close Your Rings page has been updated with testimonials from athletes and how they use the Activity app.
This is a bit weird. Okay, very weird. Siri can actually get you the odds on sports matchups, and though we’ve got the details in this Quick Tip, we’re still shaking our heads a bit at this strange feature.
Video and audio manufacturer Optoma is launching a line of sport headphones today, called the NuForce BE Sport4.
The game starts Sunday, February 4 at 6:30 PM EST. It will be broadcast on NBC.
These answers come directly from Siri’s Knowledge database, rather than kicking you to Wikipedia or the web.
Apple released tvOS 11.2 for the fourth generation Apple TV and Apple TV 4K on Monday. They update adds in new frame rate settings for HDR content.
Fans will receive live scores, game alerts, and be able to watch multiple games at the same time.
Dr. Mac got an interesting email last week with “Houston Astros’ Carlos Correa technology use” on its subject line. Doc’s not a huge sports fan, so it nearly got deleted without reading… but, he is a nerd, so he decided to take a peek…and found it fascinating.