Football

world cup 2018

This AI Simulated the 2018 World Cup 100,000 Times to Predict a Winner

A group of researchers used AI and machine learning to predict that Spain and Germany are the most likely winners of the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
6.13.18
Braintech

‘Safe’ Helmets Can’t Fix Football’s Concussion Problem

Experts say the technology won't work unless players change their behavior.
Jane C. Hu
7.5.17
Space

Watch the Longest Hail Mary Pass Ever, Aboard the Space Station

Flying high.
Samantha Cole
2.6.17
short circuit

How to Watch the NFL Without Cable TV

There are plenty of ways to follow the NFL without paying an arm and a leg to your local cable company.
Chris Brantner
9.7.16
short circuit

How VR Will Help Sculpt the Athlete of the Future

Virtual reality has the potential to improve how elite-level athletes prepare for the big game.
Yael Grauer
8.17.16
Sports

Football Club Threatens Fan's Season Ticket Over Social Media Comments

Charlton Athletic FC said the fan's comments had "been not particularly constructive."
Joseph Cox
8.12.16
short circuit

You No Longer Need Cable to Watch the NFL Network

Sling TV is the first streaming service to add the NFL Network, making it dangerously close to the cord cutting ideal for football fans.
Chris Brantner
8.10.16
Sports

How One Startup Reimagined Athlete Stats for the Age of Social Media

The rapid-fire nature of social nature prompted European soccer authorities to change how they think about stats.
Gabriela Barkho
7.19.16
Why Is This Still a Thing?

With All We Know About Concussions, Why Do We Still Love Football?

We know repeatedly getting hit in the head is dangerous, so why do we keep doing it in the name of football?
Nicholas Deleon
6.17.16
Sports

A British Football Club Just Enlisted an Official FIFA eSports Player

Nerds and jocks playing together! Mass hysteria!
Leif Johnson
5.8.16
super bowl

How to Throw the Perfect Tight Spiral, According to NASA

The scientific guide to throwing the old pigskin around.
Becky Ferreira
2.7.16
Sports

This Color Changing Helmet Material Could Help Detect Concussions

Given how difficult it is to diagnose brain injuries, an external signal could be extremely helpful.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.17.15
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