Baseball season is just about halfway through. Before your next weekly trip down to the ballpark though, you’ll need some basics: a team jersey, your baseball glove, and the right apps for your smartphone or tablet. Whether you’ve got your own fantasy team or don’t want to miss a minute of the action, these apps can get you through the rest of the season, from the All-Star Game to the playoffs.
For those diehard baseball aficionados out there who are relying on their smartphone to keep them up to date, download these apps on your Nokia phone from T-Mobile or tablet today. Since T-Mobile has recently announced that the company is doubling customer’s 4G LTE [...]
Racism has riddled sports for decades. Despite that fact, great strides have been made. There used to be separate leagues for different races, but now players of all races play together.
In 1902, Charles Follis became the first black professional football player. In 1936, much to Hitler’s chagrin, Jesse Owens took home four Olympic gold medals. In 1947, Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in baseball. And by 1961, the Washington Redskins became the last football team in America to integrate racially. But integration was just the first step.
There is still a lot of racism in sports, as evidenced by the recent Donald Sterling controversy. Players are still not [...]
The World Cup draws billions of viewers. The 2010 FIFA World Cup was watched by nearly half of the world’s population. So it’s no wonder that it is being used as a platform to showcase major technological advancements.
For starters, the ceremonial first kickoff will be made by a Brazilian paraplegic with the help of a mind-controlled human exoskeleton. This exoskeleton features a 3-D printed headpiece, sensors that monitor brain activity, and a battery-powered hydraulic suit that will aid the paralyzed person’s movements.
Goal line sensors will also help referees make better calls. This solar-powered sensor net will send information directly to a ref’s watch. Even [...]