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Behind the Shadowy Practice of 'Courtsiding' at the U.S. Open

Behind the Shadowy Practice of 'Courtsiding' at the U.S. Open

By Tom Hays | Sep 12
The arrest of an Estonian man at the U.S. Open has renewed questions about "courtsiding," the surreptitious collection of instant data for gamblers using online exchanges to bet on all angles of professional tennis matches as they unfold in real time.

Seven Fitness Challenges to Prove How Jacked You Are

Seven Fitness Challenges to Prove How Jacked You Are

By Mikey Rox | Sep 10
You can keep the extra pounds at bay outside of beach season by participating in fitness and adventure events galore.

Outgames Audit Released

Outgames Audit Released

By Roger Brigham | Aug 20
An official summary of the long-awaited city audit of the 2017 World Outgames that were canceled at the last minute in May was presented to Miami Beach Commission Tuesday.

With Didi's Emojis, Clown Face, Squid Join Babe & Boss

With Didi's Emojis, Clown Face, Squid Join Babe & Boss

By Ronald Blum | Aug 16
These monikers are all bestowed by the New York Yankees' Didi Gregorius. After wins, the shortstop tweets highlights and praise using emojis for teammates in his own digital hieroglyphs.

Surface Tablets for Officiating Reviews Takes Hold in NFL

Surface Tablets for Officiating Reviews Takes Hold in NFL

By Barry Wilner | Aug 13
In using the Surface tablets for officiating reviews, two systems will be set up, one at each end of the field, as opposed to the single under-the-hood procedure of the past.

The Outfield: Eric Lueshen Makes LGBT Sports Safe

The Outfield: Eric Lueshen Makes LGBT Sports Safe

By Dan Woog | Aug 5
Lueshen wants to discuss his passion: Making sports safe for everyone. The organization he co-founded - LGBT SportSafe - is an important addition to the athletic world.

Brain Disease Seen in Most Football Players in Large Report

Brain Disease Seen in Most Football Players in Large Report

By Lindsey Tanner | Jul 27
Research on 202 former football players found evidence of a brain disease linked to repeated head blows in nearly all of them, from athletes in the National Football League, college and even high school.

Tech Company Uses Data from Jumps to Predict Injuries

Tech Company Uses Data from Jumps to Predict Injuries

By Josh Dubow | Jul 26
Sparta Science tracks athletes making six jumps in 90 seconds with its force plate technology and proprietary software to predict what injuries they're in danger of suffering.

Take Me Out to the Screen: VR Baseball a Hit

Take Me Out to the Screen: VR Baseball a Hit

By Ronald Blum | Jul 11
The 13-year-old will never catch a 104 mph pitch from Aroldis Chapman. But at the All-Star FanFest, he felt what it's like to be Buster Posey snagging virtual strikes.

System Aims to Recreate Challenging Mountain Climbs in Gym

System Aims to Recreate Challenging Mountain Climbs in Gym

By Michael Casey | Jun 7
After spending time in Switzerland studying and hiking in the Alps, Dartmouth assistant professor Emily Whiting wanted to relive those climbs back home.

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