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Ballmer tipped in bid for LA Clippers

Ballmer tipped in bid for LA Clippers

Steve Ballmer, formerly of Microsoft fame, has made a bid for the Los Angeles Clippers, it has been said. The information comes from ESPN's Ramona Shelburne, who speaks on the behalf of unnamed sources that confirm the leak. The rumor hasn't yet been officially confirmed.

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Roku, Kindle and Fire TV get NFL Now access

Roku, Kindle and Fire TV get NFL Now access

Access to sports content of various sorts has always been a sticky subject for cord-cutters -- those who eschew traditional cable for set-top boxes and video streaming services. For NFL fans, that issue has been addressed in part by the National Football League, which today revealed that both Roku and Amazon has become distribution partners for NFL Now.

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Adidas miCoach SMART BALL connects soccer to smartphone

Adidas miCoach SMART BALL connects soccer to smartphone

You didn’t think Adidas was going to stop making smart device with a smart watch, did you? Today they’ve brought on the Adidas miCoach SMART BALL, made to bring an intelligent - data driven - look at dead-ball kick training. The most popular sport in the world can now merge with the digital world in a way never before available straight from the ball.

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Rollei S30 sports camera brings live streaming to your rugged activity

Rollei S30 sports camera brings live streaming to your rugged activity

Need an action cam that can withstand drops and a dip in the pool? Rollei’s newest offering can do all that and then some. Their rugged S30 camera offers shock resistance, a waterproof case, and can take your punishment while snapping 1080p video.

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SwingSmart sensor analyzes your golf swing

SwingSmart sensor analyzes your golf swing

The weather has turned favorable enough in many locations for hitting the golf course, and NewSpin Golf aims to make sure your at the top of your game. Using a combination of a Bluetooth sensor called the SwingSmart and an accompanying app, golfers can see their swings analyzed in a 3D view.

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Madden 15 trailer and release: it all begins today

Madden 15 trailer and release: it all begins today

Each time a "Madden" game is released, football addicts flock to the title like insects to a bug-zapper. This year in Madden 15, the group responsible for pushing the title to the next level is making certain their audience expands - not just with gameplay enhancements, but with graphics as well. Realism is about to get a boost, that is to say.

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Pyle introduces new eXpo action camera

Pyle introduces new eXpo action camera

If you like to record life in HD, but don’t want a bulky camera in your way, the Pyle eXpo Sports Camera may be for you. The tiny hi-resolution camera records up to 1080p, and sports a 4x zoom feature. IT can also be operated remotely, leaving you free to do as you please while snapping pics or recording the action.

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Dogecoin NASCAR Ford Fusion makes debut in photos

Dogecoin NASCAR Ford Fusion makes debut in photos

There’s nothing like a good virtual currency-based NASCAR to get your morning started right. The folks at Phil Parsons Racing have let us know that they’re releasing photos today of the first Dogecoin-funded NASCAR vehicle.

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TomTom Runner Cardio GPS sports watch keeps track of your heart

TomTom Runner Cardio GPS sports watch keeps track of your heart

Mapping and navigation company TomTom has just launched the latest in its line of GPS-enabled sports accessories. Aside from keeping tabs on your location, the Runner Cardio GPS also monitors your heart rate so that you can best adjust your training regimen.

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Cybathlon 2016: Olympics for bionic athletes

Cybathlon 2016: Olympics for bionic athletes

All eyes are focused on what promises to be the world’s first ‘Championship for Robot-Assisted Parathletes’. Switzerland will play host to Cybathlon, an Olympics for bionic athletes with a tech slant. The event will be held in 2016 and is open to 'racing pilots' with disabilities. Those using assistive devices, including robotics, get a chance to use the latest technology in competitive sporting events.

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SmartMio fitness wearable jolts the body with electricity

SmartMio fitness wearable jolts the body with electricity

This week the folks behind SmartMio are aiming to bring some extra in-depth fitness tracking to the public. They’ll be doing this with EMS, or Electrical Muscle Stimulation, also known as Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation or NEMS. In practice, this means that the SmartMio device won’t just be on your person, it’ll be attached to your body, sending nerve impulses "to engage your muscles during a workout."

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NBA player and ball movement visualized using sensors

NBA player and ball movement visualized using sensors

The NBA is always out to get more data that it can share with fans to get them more involved in the sport. One of the ways that the NBA is looking to get data that allows fans and teams alike to visualize movement during the game is by putting sensors on players and inside the ball. The images you see here are the visualizations of the data captured by the sensor.

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