Recommended Reading: The ‘Stories’ invasion won’t relent anytime soon


Why 'Stories' Took Over Your Smartphone
Ian Bogost,
The Atlantic

Snapchat may have created the monster, but in nearly every social (and some not-so-social) app you fire up, you'll be greeted with a feed of Stories. In fact, Facebook says the forma…

Career Turn: From N.C.A.A. Star to Grammy-Nominated D.J.

An illness ended Tucker Halpern’s basketball career, but eight months in bed led him down a career path he didn’t expect: into music, as part of the dance pop duo Sofi Tukker.

Twitter will stream 20 regular-season WNBA games starting May 20th

For the second year in a row, Twitter will livestream WNBA games. The coverage starts on May 20th with a four-game blitz starting at 1PM ET, and will follow with one streamed every Tuesday until the season finale on August 19th.

NBA League Pass offers a discount on in-progress games

If you're a sports fan, you've no doubt had that moment when you scrambled to watch the end of a live game after leaving a social function. And that can be expensive with streaming services — do you really want to pay for a whole match just to catc…

Sling TV users can add NBA Team Pass to follow their favorite squad

Weeks ago, Sling TV added NBA League Pass as a $30 monthly additional package subscribers can purchase to follow out-of-market games. But if they only care about one team, the over-the-top provider has them covered now, too. Today, users can add on t…

Hulu adds sports features to Live TV just in time for March Madness

Just in time for March Madness, Hulu has added features for its Live TV service keyed specifically to the month-long event. Did you like choosing particular sports during the recent Winter Olympics and having Hulu curate coverage per your interests?…

NBA all-star Baron Davis wants to prep athletes and entertainers for the startup game

 Last Saturday afternoon in the penthouse suite of the London West Hollywood, two-time NBA all-star Baron Davis was providing assists in a different kind of court.
In front of a gathering of entrepreneurs, athletes, artists, designers, musicians, and members of the Los Angeles investment community and business elite, Davis was putting on a show designed to encourage, educate and inspire… Read More

Nike’s ‘PlayStation’ PG2s are like a DualShock for your feet

Nike has never been afraid to use different technologies to experiment with its sneakers. After all, this is the company that brought you the Mag and HyperAdapt, two shoes powered by auto-lacing mechanisms. And while its latest basketball silhouette…