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Russell Wilson and Spencer Rascoff back MOJO, an app to help parent coaches find fun in youth sports

MOJO is launching with coaching guidance for youth soccer and will also offer content on basketball, baseball and softball. (MOJO Photo) A search on YouTube for “youth sports drills” returns an endless scroll of every type of practice workout you could imagine. All levels of athletic skill and coaching style are on display in a […]

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Catching up with NFL great Richard Sherman on his favorite video games, esports ownership, and more

Richard Sherman. (Luminosity Gaming Photo) Richard Sherman always talked a good game, and backed it up, especially during his years with the Seattle Seahawks. Now the cornerback for the San Francisco 49ers is talking gaming and more as he promotes Amazon’s Digital Week as part of the tech giant’s Prime Gaming platform. Digital Week, which […]

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Tech and hockey vet Todd Humphrey on his dream job with Seattle Kraken, ‘the nirvana of all startups’

Todd Humphrey, senior vice president of digital and fan experience for the Seattle Kraken NHL team, is a technology veteran who played professional hockey in the U.S. and Canada. (Lisi Wolf Photo) For all of the technology being developed and considered for Seattle’s new NHL team — from the mobile app that will help drive […]

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Seattle’s CenturyLink Field, home of the Seahawks and Sounders, to be renamed Lumen Field

The Seattle Seahawks in action at what was CenturyLink Field. (GeekWire Photo / Kurt Schlosser) Seattle’s CenturyLink Field, home of the Seahawks and Sounders FC, is being renamed Lumen Field, the Seahawks announced on Thursday. The new name comes after a rebranding of CenturyLink to Lumen Technologies, which was previously announced in September. The new […]

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Teams players: Seattle Seahawks and Microsoft partner to put fans in a virtual ‘Pregame Huddle’

Seattle Seahawks receivers D.K. Metcalf, left, and David Moore interact with fans via a Microsoft Surface Hub set up at CenturyLink Field for pre-game activities. (Microsoft Photo) The Seattle Seahawks are running another play from an evolving virtual fan engagement playbook, teaming with Microsoft once again, this time to connect fans in Microsoft Teams with […]

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Amazon streams Thursday Night Football again with new X-Ray feature, audio feed, Twitch shows

(Amazon Image) Amazon will kick off its fourth consecutive year of streaming Thursday Night Football games later this week as Tampa Bay visits Chicago amid an unusual NFL season with the ongoing pandemic. Prime members will have access to a couple new features while watching the games. Last year Amazon rolled out a custom version […]

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Boost Sport raises $1.3M to help basketball teams win more games with video analysis tech

Boost Sport CEO Mustafa Abdul-Hamid. (Boost Sport Photo) Boost Sport, a Seattle startup that helps basketball teams analyze their performance with video analysis technology, raised a $1.3 million seed round. Founded in 2016, the company uses machine learning and artificial intelligence that lets coaches and trainers pull data insights from video footage without having to […]

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Seattle Mariners look to improve performance with smart ring that measures sleep and recovery data

The Oura smart ring. (Oura Images) OK, it’s not a World Series ring, but the Seattle Mariners are taking strides to improve performance through technology by adding a new piece of equipment to their arsenal. The team is the first in Major League Baseball to partner with Oura Health and use the company’s smart Oura […]

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Microsoft will power virtual fan experience at NFL games with Teams, following NBA deal

NFL fans will show up on a live “Fan Mosaic” during games this season thanks to a partnership with Microsoft. (Microsoft Image) Microsoft is becoming the de-facto virtual fan enabler for sports leagues. The tech giant revealed today that it is working with the NFL to host a virtual fan experience for games during the […]

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I was a virtual NBA fan: What it’s like to cheer from the digital sidelines in Microsoft Teams

This is the spectator view for fans watching NBA games “courtside” in Microsoft Teams: the live stream on one side, and your virtual cheering section on the other. (GeekWire screenshot) I had one of the more memorable sports moments of my life last night, rooting for my favorite team in the crowd at an NBA […]

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