• Seattle Mariners to Use LED Technology to Light Safeco

    by AB Staff January 2015

    Source: Seattle Mariners

    The Seattle Mariners Tuesday announced that Safeco Field will be the first Major League Baseball facility to illuminate the playing field with LED lights.

  • 2015 Super Bowl to be First Played Under LED Lights

    by AB Staff January 2015

    Source: Ephesus Lighting

    SYRACUSE, NY, JANUARY 20, 2015 - It's not the first time a championship football game will be played at University of Phoenix Stadium and the two teams will not be there for the first time.  But for the first time ever, the big game will be illuminated by high performance LED stadium lights from Ephesus Lighting, Inc., the leader in providing LED lighting solutions for sports facilities.

  • Blood Test Newest Fitness Tracker for Athletes, Aged

    by Marco della Cava, USA TODAY January 2015

    Capitalizing on the culture's growing obsession with health-monitoring through tech, a fitness-tracking company promises that its latest creation allows users to literally defy aging.

  • Seven Tips for Keeping Athletic Storage Rooms in Order

    by Denny Hammack, Guest Contributor January 2015

    Whether it’s a rec center, arena or field house, when you run an athletic program, it’s important that all of your equipment and important information be organized and easy to access. When properly managed, the athletic storage room can be one of the most useful, specialized storage areas in your facility. It can increase security, space, productivity and convenience.

  • In Texas, Replay Considered for Football Title Games

    by Abilene Reporter-News ( January 2015

    Is instant replay coming to the high school state championship football games? Dr. Charles Breithaupt, the executive director of the University Interscholastic League, the governing body of Texas high school athletics, told reporters that his group and its advisory committee of coaches would discuss using instant replay to help officiate the title games.

  • Redskins Drop Plans for Chinese-Built Wi-Fi at Stadium

    by Bill Gertz, The Washington Times December 2014

    Just weeks after announcing a deal to install a Wi-Fi network from China's Huawei Technologies at their 85,000-seat stadium, the Washington Redskins are moving in a different direction.

  • GearBoss Storage System Saves Space at San Diego High School (Sponsored)

    by Wenger Corporation December 2014

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  • Technology Allows Hockey Fans to Feel Game's Impact

    by Troy Wolverton December 2014

    SAN JOSE, Calif. - San Jose Sharks fans now can feel the bone-crunching action in the rink - from the comfort of their couches. In a first for the NHL, a system dubbed 4D Sports transmits a special signal from the SAP Center, where the Sharks play, to a gizmo under a fan's couch, letting them "feel" the action every time a player crashes into the boards. But it's an open question how many fans will sign up for the service, which costs $300, or whether it will go the way of other gimmicks such as 3-D TV.

  • New Program to Monitor PE Students' Heart Rates

    by Madhu Krishnamurthy November 2014

    The monitors allow students to get immediate feedback on their heart rate and act as a motivator for increasing physical activity, said Steve Haskin, elementary physical education teacher at Coleman School.

  • Technology Allowed Displaced Bills to Prep for Jets

    by J Skurski November 2014

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. - The Buffalo Bills settled into some sort of a routine Saturday, conducting their second straight practice in the Detroit Lions' training facility. "Today was a good day," coach Doug Marrone said. "I do feel like it's more of a normal-type of routine for us." Normal, of course, being a relative term in this most unusual of weeks.