Tag: NFL

NFL Pours $35 Million Into Research On Neuroscience

The NFL revealed five studies that will receive up to $15 million grant as part of its 'Play Smart. Play Safe' initiative. The sports league is committed to developing technology and medical research in 2016.

Neuroscience November 16, 2018

Jessica Simpson Happily Pregnant With Her Third Child

Jessica Simpson and her husband, Eric Johnson are expecting their third child. The former singer announced on her Instagram account that she was having a baby girl, along with a picture of her kids together with a pink balloon.

Celebrities September 19, 2018

Major Sports Leagues Are Pushing Junk Food To Children, Study Shows

A new study revealed that major sports leagues in the United States, instead of promoting a healthy lifestyle, are pushing junk food to children. Most of the advertisements for food and beverages during sports programs are for unhealthy products.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 27, 2018

Richard Sherman Adopts Bitcoin Early But Cashed Out Before It Exploded In Price

NFL player Richard Sherman began receiving Bitcoin through his website early on, making him a pioneer in cryptocurrency. However, he didn't wait until its value skyrocketed to make money.

Celebrities February 28, 2018

Twitter Loses Out To Amazon Over $50 Million NFL Thursday Night Football Streaming Deal

Amazon has officially inked a deal with NFL to stream Thursday Night Football games live on Amazon Prime. It beat out Twitter, which streamed last year’s games as a way to boost its live video platform.

Business Tech April 5, 2017

Super Bowl 2017 Live Stream: How To Watch Patriots vs. Falcons On Your Tablets, Smartphones Or Computers

Whether you want to watch Super Bowl 51 on TV or via online streaming, here's a quick guide on how you can watch the Super Bowl 2017.

Internet February 4, 2017

The NFL Gets Hilarious Bad Lip Reading Treatment Before Super Bowl LI [VIDEO]

Bad Lip Reading released its annual NFL video starring Tom Brady and other players in both the AFC and NFC in celebration of Super Bowl LI.

Viral February 2, 2017

Siri Updated To Answer Super Bowl Questions: Here's What You Can Ask

With the final NFL Super Bowl 51 game all set to be played at the NRG stadium, Apple has updated Siri. Siri will be able to answer all Super Bowl-related questions thanks to this update.

Apps/Software January 31, 2017

Lady Gaga Super Bowl Halftime Show Will Span Entire Career, Tweets Teaser

Lady Gaga’s Super Bowl halftime show performance is less than a week away. The singer recently tweeted a teaser for the show and confirmed in an interview that the music she sings will span her entire career.

Celebrities January 30, 2017

Super Bowl 51 Can Be Streamed Live Via Fox Sports Go On Apple TV And iOS

Fox Sports has announced that it will be live streaming the Super Bowl LI on its website. The live stream will be accessible through various platforms like Apple TV and Roku.

Life & Style January 19, 2017

Twitter Hacking Spree: OurMine Targets Marvel, NFL Twitter Accounts After Hitting Netflix

Netflix and Marvel's Twitter accounts have been successfully attacked by OurMine, a team of allegedly young hackers. After the breach, the group left its calling card, which dutifully included an admonition for the affected parties that a better defense should be in order.

Security December 22, 2016

Brain Changes In Children Who Play One Season Of Football Found

A new study has revealed that playing football for one season can affect a child's brain development. Researchers have found that cumulative hits lead to a change in the brain's white matter, a development associated with brain abnormalities.

Healthy Living/Wellness October 25, 2016

Bill Belichick Bashes Microsoft Surface Tablets On NFL Sidelines: 'They're Just Too Undependable'

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick had enough of Microsoft's Surface tablets malfunctioning on the NFL sidelines. In a five-minute rant, Belichick bashes the tablets' issues, arguing that they're 'just too undependable.'

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 19, 2016

Twitter Launches First Live Stream Of An NFL Game: Fumble Or Touchdown?

The first streamed NFL game on Twitter, a match between the New York Jets and the Buffalo Bills, has finished. Was it a touchdown for users, or did Twitter fumble the live stream?

Internet September 16, 2016

Apple TV To Feature Twitter And Its Live NFL Games

Apple TV owners could watch live streaming of the NFL games soon enough, as Twitter and Apple are reportedly in talks. The social media company is looking to land as many viewers as possible, and Apple fans love football.

Apps/Software August 15, 2016

NFL Extends Snapchat Partnership: First Sports League To Launch On Snapchat's Discover Platform

Snapchat and NFL announced that they will keep working together in 2016 following a successful partnership last year. Many surprises are in store, such as NFL appearing in Snapchat’s Discover channel and Live Stories covering all football games.

Apps/Software August 3, 2016

YouTube Will Now Have Classic NFL Games Under Renewed Deal

The NFL's partnership with YouTube will now include three classic games from each of the league's 32 teams.

Movies/TV Shows May 13, 2016

Is Rob Gronkowski The ‘Madden NFL 17’ Cover Athlete? The Xbox Store Might Have Leaked The News Early

The New England Patriots tight end might be going from Tinder to your ‘Madden NFL 17’ cover, if this leak from the Xbox Store is correct.

Video Games May 12, 2016

Suicide Less Common Among Former NFL Players Than Men In General Population: CDC Study

NFL players are prone to head injury and CTE, which places them at increased risk for depression and self harm. A CDC study, however, finds that suicide is less common among ex-NFL players compared with the general population.

Neuroscience May 12, 2016

Two In Five Ex-NFL Players May Have Brain Injuries

More than 40 percent of ex-NFL players showed signs of traumatic brain injury on advanced brain scans. They reported an average of 8.1 concussions throughout their careers.

Life April 12, 2016

WWE Network Is The Perfect Formula For Streaming Sports Networks

Would the NFL ever follow suit and digitally stream all of its regular season games like WWE does with its pay-per-view events?

Geek April 11, 2016

Twitter To Stream 10 Thursday Night Football Games During 2016 NFL Season

If Yahoo could get 33.6 million video streams of a regular season game last year, what kind of streaming numbers will Twitter enjoy?

Apps/Software April 5, 2016

Facebook, Twitter Reportedly Racing For Live TV Streaming Rights: Major Programmers Mulling Over Initial Pitches

Facebook and Twitter are on the race to strike a deal on streaming TV rights with major programmers. Both companies argue about each one’s attributes and how the deal would place the programmers at a huge advantage.

Business March 21, 2016

Siri Equates Sadness In Cleveland To Browns' Stadium

Ask Apple's personal voice assistant about misery in the city, and you'll get a photo and address of the struggling NFL team's home.

Geek March 17, 2016

Facebook Bidding On Rights To Stream NFL Games

The social media company's VP of partnerships confirmed that the company is competing for rights to livestream a Thursday Night Football game up against the likes of Verizon and Amazon.

Internet Culture March 8, 2016

The SportsManias App Is The Emoji Keyboard Every Trash-Talking Sports Fan Needs

SportsManias app allows fans to send animated emojis, GIFs and memes, along with checking on their fantasy sports teams and reading news about their favorite teams.

Apps/Software February 18, 2016

Microsoft HoloLens Could Soon Let You Watch The Super Bowl As A Hologram On Your Coffee Table

Microsoft is partnering up with the NFL to one day bring games straight to the living rooms of football fans. Using the HoloLens augmented reality headset, Microsoft and the NFL will be able to provide a whole new way of watching football every Sunday and Monday night in America.

Gadgets February 3, 2016

Patriots' Surface Tablet Conks Out In The Middle Of Championship Game, Microsoft Blames The Network

New England Patriots' Microsoft Surface tablets stopped working during the AFC title match. Here's what Microsoft has to say about the problem.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 26, 2016

This Zero1 Flexible Football Helmet Could Lower The Amount Of Concussions

The helmet takes after automotive safety technology in having shock absorbers and crumple zones within its multi-layered system that act upon impact.

January 13, 2016

Every NFL Logo Redesigned As Donald Trump To Make Football Great Again

This is Uproxx's brilliant play on the billionaire businessman's presidential campaign theme of 'Make America Great Again,' except it's applied to football and making the league great again.

Movies/TV Shows December 17, 2015

NFL 'Color Rush' Jerseys Create Problems For Colorblind Fans Watching 'Thursday Night Football'

Many colorblind viewers couldn't distinguish between the Buffalo Bills' red uniforms and the New York Jets' green jerseys.

Movies/TV Shows November 13, 2015

The NFL Says The Future Of Watching Football Is Virtual Reality

The 'NFL Next' digital video series will zero in on how technology is revolutionizing football, sparking concepts such as a $10 virtual Super Bowl seat to the overall virtual reality enhancement of the viewing experience for fans.

November 3, 2015

Fantasy Football Tips For Week 8: Sleepers, Replacements And Potential Letdowns

These tips could have your squad reaching pay dirt by the end of Monday Night Football next week.

Geek October 28, 2015

Fantasy Football Tips For Week 7: Sleepers, Replacements And Potential Letdowns

Get an edge on the competition with these pointers.

Movies/TV Shows October 21, 2015

Q&A With The NFL About The RFID Chips In Players' Shoulder Pads

A league spokesperson breaks down the data the sensors have been able to gather thus far into the 2015 season and weighs in on whether the chips will be part of the NFL's longterm plans.

Wearable Tech October 20, 2015

Twitter Takes Down Deadspin, SB Nation Accounts After NFL And UFC Copyright Complaints

Twitter has suspended Deadspin and SB Nation accounts. The two accounts were taken down after copyright complaints from the NFL and UFC.

Internet October 14, 2015

Neil deGrasse Tyson Claims Bengals' Game-Winning Field Goal Was Helped By The Earth's Rotation

The famed astrophysicist says Mike Nugent's 42-yard field goal banged off the left upright and through the post because of the Earth's rotation.

Geek October 12, 2015

Fantasy Football Tips For Week 5: Sleepers, Replacements And Potential Letdowns

Following these pointers could spell another victory in the win column.

Movies/TV Shows October 7, 2015

CBS Digitally Filled In The End Zones Of Dolphins-Jets' Game In London

Since Wembley Stadium didn't put the teams' official logos in the end zones, CBS decided to digitally impose them during their broadcast of the game. Football fans in the U.S. took notice.

Geek October 5, 2015

Interview: 'League Of Denial' Authors Mark Fainaru-Wada And Steve Fainaru Talk Concussion Crisis In NFL

Before Will Smith magnifies the national spotlight on the NFL's battle with head trauma and CTE via the film 'Concussion' this December, ESPN reporters and brothers, Mark Fainaru-Wada and Steve Fainaru dug deep with the investigative reporting for the book League of Denial, which was released October 2013. Here, Tech Times speaks with the reporters about the book, concussions and CTE plaguing the NFL.

Movies/TV Shows October 5, 2015

NFL Goes A Calendar Month Without An Arrest For The First Time Since 2009

This also marks the first time in 15 years that the NFL went a calendar month during the season with a player's reported arrest.

Movies/TV Shows October 2, 2015

Santa Clara Imposes Half-Mile Drone Ban Over Levi’s Stadium Before Super Bowl 50

The law, which went into effect September 17, installs a half-mile, no fly zone of drones over Levi's Stadium to ensure the milestone Super Bowl is played safely.

FUTURE TECH October 1, 2015

Broncos' C.J. Anderson Tells Owners To Drop Him In Fantasy Football

Denver's third-year running back, who has only recorded 56 yards through two games, doesn't feel the pain of fantasy owners who tabbed him as high as a first-round pick in their leagues.

Geek September 25, 2015

HBO Awarded Patent For Boxing Glove That Can Measure Punch Power

Boxing matches in the future will be more intuitive as the speed and power of the players’ punches can already be measured, thanks to the new patent filing won by HBO.

Sports September 24, 2015

NFL Becomes First Major US Sports League To Get Permission To Use Drones

The Federal Aviation Administration has given the National Football League the green light to use drones to shoot films, documentaries and television spots.

September 23, 2015

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