Archive for the 'Business' Category

February 26th, 2015

Chelsea Agrees New Kit Sponsor – Yokohama Rubber

Chelsea jersey are about to get a makeover in the form of a new kit sponsor. All those Chelsea jerseys adorned with Samsung on the front are officially old news as the West London club reports that they have signed a new kit sponsor with Yokohama Rubber. The deal looks to be for five years and clocks in at £40 million per year. That's serious ...
February 10th, 2015

Numbers Don’t Lie – Opta and Numbers in Sports – Part One

It's often been said that soccer is not a sport of statistics and data. It's too fluid. It's more of an art form. Whereas as baseball and American football are driven by data, soccer has always remained an outlier when it comes to the information and data that can be derived from looking at the numbers. I personally was on the side that soccer is more ...
February 2nd, 2015

2014 World Cup Tweets > Super Bowl 49 Tweets

The final twitter numbers are in, and again, soccer is king. For the Super Bowl... the biggest deal in American sports, twitter is reporting that there were 28.4 million tweets worldwide during the game containing terms related to the game and halftime show were sent during the live telecast (from kickoff through 30 minutes after the clock expired) ...
January 21st, 2015

Trailer :: “Microsoft HoloLens” + Random Soccer in Random Places

For the first time ever, Microsoft HoloLens seamlessly blends high-definition holograms with your real world. Holograms will improve the way you do things every day, and enable you to do things you've never done before. - Microsoft * First off, that's incredible. But what is it exactly? According to the video and if you head over to the ...
January 1st, 2015

Video :: adidas is pronounced “AH-dee-das” + Other Brand Names

Be it because of a language barrier or just bad planning on the company's part, many people go around mispronouncing high-profile brand names. - Business Insider * I've been seeing a lot of run this week on the internets about Americans mispronouncing adidas. Lots of sites writing about this.... I kind of feel like soccer peeps already knew ...
December 18th, 2014

NYCFC Announce Multi-Year Braodcast Agreement with YES Network

#NYCFC and @YESNetwork announce multi-year agreement. Read about it on NYCFC.com A photo posted by New York City FC (@nycfc) on Dec 12, 2014 at 10:07am PST New York City Football Club, New York City’s new Major League Soccer (MLS) franchise, today announced a multi-year agreement with the YES Network, making YES the Club’s exclusive local ...
December 18th, 2014

Apparently Some Premier League Clubs Charge Kids to be Mascots

Well, this is kind of interesting. An study by the Guardian reveals that being a mascot in the Premier League, for 11 of the clubs, is not a free situation. They found that clubs are charging for children to be mascots, with West Ham United’s the most expensive package at £600 (almost $940 USD)!! Some clubs, including Spurs, QPR and Newcastle, ...
December 11th, 2014

Trailer :: AsphaltGold “Fitting Room” App – Always get the right sneaker size online

Find your desired sneaker in the right size with the asphaltgold fittingroom app This is perfect. Asphaltgold is a sneaker shop over in Germany that looks super fresh. Looks like they are going to kill it with this app too. Not because its an app that costs anything but just because it is genius. Think about it... not just for sneakers, but for ...