We've already seen some intrasquad one-on-one showdowns between Kevin Durant, Paul George and James Harden at Team USA practice, and it looks like they're not the only ones competing against each other. Atlanta Hawks and Golden State...Show More Summary
Today, we investigate the perks of being verified on social media, review the HTC Desire 816, look at Distiller's new social network for whiskey lovers and learn about the NFL's next-gen stat technology. Read on for Engadget's news highlights from...
A tiny gizmo is about to take NFL fans into a deeper level of the game. In 17 stadiums, Zebra Technologies’ real-time location system will use receivers and radio-frequency identification tags in players’ shoulder pads to transmit information about their every movement. The RTLS will provide data on acceleration, speed, routes and distance that will […]
The stock market is experiencing its worst one-day sell-off in months. There's no shortage of things to be worried about. Argentina just defaulted, Iraq's a mess, and Russia could soon retaliate for the latest round of economic sanctions. Show More Summary
The NBA isn't the only professional sports league in the States getting serious about accurate stats accounting. With some help from Zebra Technologies' location system, 17 NFL stadiums will use receivers and RFID (radio-frequency identification)...
Football may never be watched the same way again with new ways to track a multitude of data. The National Football League is always trying new ideas to engage fans and has continued that trend with a new player tracking system to keep...Show More Summary
The stats fans obsess over tomorrow may not even exist today. Here's how big data is changing America's big game. This article includes interviews with Vishal Shah, NFL vice president of media strategy and Jill Stelfox, vice president & general manager, location solutions at Zebra Technologies Read Full Story
Seattle's Richard Sherman has long maintained that he's a better cornerback than Arizona's Patrick Peterson and a more dominant player than San Francisco's Michael Crabtree. Now, at last, he may have hard numbers to back him up. TheShow More Summary
Former heavyweight boxing champ Shannon Briggs says his hostile encounter with Wladimir Kitschko this week was 100% REAL... telling TMZ Sports he LOATHES the guy and wants to set up a fight, STAT. Footage of Briggs crashing Wladimir's workout…
The new Google Drive interface has a cool feature: it shows all the files you've uploaded, sorted by file size. Mouse over the storage stats at the bottom of the page ("X GB of Y GB used"), click "Drive" and you'll get to this page that shows the quota used by your files, so you can quickly delete some of the files you no longer need. Show More Summary
Lineage II's latest expansion, Ertheia, launches today, bringing with it a new race (the Ertheia), two new classes (Ertheia Fighter and Ertheia Wizard), a new racial skill (Alchemy), new stats (Charisma and Luck), a level 99 instance...Show More Summary
One would assume that when shifting a vehicle into park that means all forward and backward motions of the vehicle have ceased. That apparently wasn’t the case for some Hynudai vehicles that are now being recalled in the United States and Puerto Rico for a transmission issue. Hyundai is recalling 883,000 model year 2011 to 2014 Sonata sedans because of … [More]
Coming off a career season, Jordan Hill was given a hefty raise by the Los Angeles Lakers with a new two-year deal worth $18 million. While Hill’s stats of 9.7 points and 7.4 rebounds per game were solid, they came within the context of playing just 21 minutes per game, usually off the bench. Show More Summary
Fitbit is a name synonymous with activity-tracking and wearables, with an estimated 67 percent of all trackers in the US shipping with the Fitbit brand last year. It’s also notched up more than one million app downloads on Google Play alone, though it remains tight-lipped about the specifics of its App Store figures. Show More Summary
With Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas all entering the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday, the 2014 class became the first since 1999 with three first-ballot inductees, per ESPN Stats & Info. Joining the three first-ballot players were a trio of legendary managers—Bobby Cox, Tony La Russa and Joe Torre. Show More Summary
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This week, we'll get the U.S. jobs report, July auto sales stats, and the first official estimate of Q2 U.S. GDP growth. GDP reports are usually not too interesting as they are backward looking stats, most of which are revealed through other monthly reports. Nevertheless, everyone's interested to see what number the U.S. Show More Summary
Flash back to the NFC Championship last January. Visualize San Francisco 49ers' Michael Crabtree —before he became a "sorry receiver"—going deep into the right side of the end zone and Colin Kaepernick tossing a fade his way. You see...Show More Summary
One of the great things baseball has brought to the world is information. As we prepare for the 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony, what better way to appreciate what Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas offered the sport...Show More Summary
Just when we thought we couldn't possible be any more excited about Hayley Atwell's new Marvel/ABC show Agent Carter, she has to go and be all adorable at SDCC and say words and now we want the show immediately.