Archive for the 'Business' Category

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 ...
December 9th, 2014

Sports Business Daily (Journal) Has Multiple Soccer Folks in their 50 Most Influential List

Sports Business Daily (Journal) (Worldwide) recently released their annual 50 Most Influential Person's list and I found a lot of comfort in the fact that the list is littered with multiple folks who are directly related to the soccer business. When they describe the individuals and give their association, the ones that are not primarily soccer people, ...
November 25th, 2014

Sony Won’t Renew FIFA Sponsorship

The FIFA Chronicles continue. With all the extra shadiness that seems to be going on with FIFA these days, and the withholding of the Garcia report. Now it looks like some major sponsors are trying to distance themselves from FIFA. Yesterday we heard that Coca-Cola was calling on the Garcia report to be made public, and now the Washington Post is ...
November 19th, 2014

SJ Earthquakes Announce 10-year Stadium Partnership with Avaya #AvayaStadium

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