Little League teams gets hero’s welcome as it returns home

LEWISBERRY, Pa. (AP) The victory went to Tokyo, but members of Lewisberry’s Red Land Little League team returned to their small community as hometown champions, escorted by police, firefighters and EMS crews.

Derek Jeter, Budding Media Mogul, On Launching The Players’ Tribune

3875752633_6730db6c43_o As his new company, The Players’ Tribune, plots its course toward dominance in the sports media market after its official launch on Tuesday, Derek Jeter gives us his thoughts on his company and the transition from iconic athlete to startup entrepreneur in the email interview below. Since Jeter took his final bow in Yankee pinstripes, the former shortstop has been working to reinvent… Read More

MLB’s iBeacon Project Enters Phase Two With Interactive Ballpark Attractions

Pinball-Hall-Of-Fame-baseball Major League Baseball was among the first to embrace Apple’s iBeacon technology on a wide scale, installing them in 28 MLB ballparks across the U.S. last year to help iPhone owners check-in to games automatically and collect special offers. Now, the project is entering phase two, with a debut project at this year’s All-Star Game at Target Field that uses iBeacons combined with… Read More

MLB to use iOS 7’s iBeacon for pointing out sights (and seats) in stadiums

MLB to use iOS 7's indoor mapping to point out sights and seats in stadiums

Major League Baseball is becoming very iPhone-friendly: it gave iOS 6 users Passbook ticketing this season, and it’s now planning a treat for iOS 7 users. A 2014 update to MLB’s At the Ballpark app will use iOS 7’s iBeacon feature to guide sports fans as they pass by low-power Bluetooth transmitters in the stadium. Enter the ballpark and you’ll get seat directions; visit specific points and you may get coupons or highlight videos. Only the New York Mets are testing the feature at Citi Field, but the league believes that other teams are likely to follow suit.

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Source: Mashable

California tops Connecticut in LLWS

Nick Mora allowed just two hits and smacked a three-run homer
for Chula Vista, Calif., which routed Westport, Conn., 12-1 on
Saturday in the U.S. title game and advanced to the championship of
the Little League World Series.

MLB At Bat 13 comes to Windows Phone 8

MLB At Bat 13 comes to Windows Phone 8

Are you worried that you won’t get to follow big league baseball from your Lumia 1020 this year? Don’t be: MLB At Bat 13 has just launched for Windows Phone 8. The new release covers familiar ground in a fresher-looking package, letting sports aficionados watch both free and Premium-only live games, pin their favorite teams to the home screen and check Live Tiles for the day’s games. At Bat 13 is free to download, although you’ll have to pay for a Premium account ($25 monthly or $50 yearly) if you want to watch full access to’s game broadcasts and archived footage.

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Via: Windows Phone Blog

Source: Windows Phone Store