Funeral for NY teen killed in football training accident

LAKE RONKONKOMA, N.Y. (AP) A New York community is remembering a popular high school football player who died last week during a pre-season conditioning camp.

Behind EA’s push to put more women in sports games

Until two years ago, there was no way to play female characters in FIFA, the world's most popular gaming franchise. But EA Sports changed that with the introduction of FIFA 16. That's because, for the first time ever, the studio revealed its flagship…

Sleeperbot is the best place to host your fantasy football league this season

 Sleeperbot, which has raised about $2M in seed funding from Birchmere VC and Expa, and boasts hundreds of thousands of users, calls itself Slack for sports.
It’s essentially an app (and website) that lets sports fans have conversations around different subjects they’re passionate about. These discussions happen in channels – some of which are created by the company and are… Read More

The weird and wonderful world of soccer transfers on Twitter

Football. Soccer. Calcio. Futbol. Fußball. Whatever you call it, the world's favourite game continues to grow in terms of players, viewership and, of course, money. Just last week, Brazilian forward Neymar sealed a whopping €222 million ($…

Sky Q’s Dolby Atmos support arrives for new Premier League season

When Sky surprised subscribers with the launch of its new Devialet-made surround sound speaker late last month, it also dropped in news that Sky Q customers would soon enjoy enhanced sound courtesy of Dolby Atmos. At the time, the company remained co…

Recommended Reading: Pro soccer players train with video games

How Soccer Players
Are Getting Smarter
On the Field With
Brain-Training Video Games
Tom Taylor,
Sports Illustrated

Athletes are employing all kinds of tech during training to gain a competitive edge while tracking progress. Sports Illustrated tell…

Mississippi high school football player dies after practice

ECRU, Miss. (AP) A Mississippi high school football player has died after his team’s first preseason practice.

Boy dies following Michigan high school football workout

GRAND LEDGE, Mich. (AP) Officials say an incoming high school freshman died after losing consciousness during a football workout in mid-Michigan.