Oakland Athletics reportedly test NFC-powered MLB tickets

It took Apple long enough to embrace NFC, even though it was originally only enabled for Apple Pay. Luckily, the company has finally opened up the short-range wireless technology in iOS 11, which should lead to a host of innovative uses of NFC by thi…

An MLB team is using iOS 11’s NFC feature for contactless stadium entry

 When Apple announced iOS 11 last spring, one of the stand-out features was that the company would finally give developers access to the iPhone’s NFC chip. While Apple has used NFC contactless technology to power Apple Pay in the iPhone and Apple Watch for a few years, the hardware had never been available to developers – until now. Today the MLB announced that the Oakland… Read More

Red Sox reportedly cheated with a Fitbit, not an Apple Watch

Reports that the Boston Red Sox cheated in games with an Apple Watch may have been slightly off the mark. A source speaking to Boston Globe baseball writer Nick Cafardo claims that the team used a Fitbit device, not Apple's smartwatch. It's not cer…

Red Sox reportedly used Apple Watch to steal Yankees’ signals

The Cardinals aren't the only Major League Baseball team accused of using technological cheats. According to the New York Times, the league has determined that the Boston Red Sox cheated in numerous games against the New York Yankees (who filed a com…

The Red Sox used an Apple Watch to steal signs from the Yankees

 Here’s another innovative use case Apple can mention when they  announce the next Apple Watch: The device has reportedly played a key role in a baseball sign-stealing scheme run by the Boston Red Sox. Read More

Lufkin, Texas, takes on mighty Japan for LLWS title

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) Lufkin, Texas, came from five runs down on Saturday to take the United States bracket at the Little League World Series.

Massachusetts city wants to lure PawSox from Rhode Island

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) A Massachusetts city has overwhelmingly passed a resolution directing the city manager to try and bring the Pawtucket Red Sox from Rhode Island.

Samsung puts you on the field with MLB VR videos

Are you a baseball aficionado with a Gear VR headset? You're in for a treat beyond Intel's weekly live games. Samsung and MLB have unveiled plans to release "over 20" virtual reality videos over the course of the league's 2017 season. Some of them wi…