High school basketball standout Kyree Walker has become the latest high-end prospect to spurn college for an alternative option. Walker has elected to join Chameleon BX, an intensive training program that already had fellow top prospects MarJon Beauchamp and JD Tsasa on its roster, in lieu of going to school. Walker had more than 18 Division I offers, including from top-tier basketball programs like Kansas, LSU, Memphis, Michigan, and UCLA. However, he instead chose to join the year-long training program. […]
One billion with a capital B. That’s the number of videos now viewed monthly by fans of Overtime, the digital startup that’s aiming to become ESPN for Generation Z. It’s a milestone that’s been three years in the making. The Brooklyn-based Overtime turns the normal sports TV network model on its head. Rather than building its coverage around the over-covered worlds of pro or college sports, it focuses on the under-covered world of high school/amateur athletics. Instead of linear TV, […]
It’s no secret that SLAM Magazine is popular among NBA fans, but SLAM’s emergence in the high school basketball world has brought a video-first approach to the digital generation.
Company to deliver best-in-class technology to high schools across the country. A PlaySight camera in the Sierra Canyon Gym (Photo via Playsight) PlaySight’s SmartCourt sports technology is probably coming to a high school near you this summer. After getting a strong start in the sport of tennis over the past three years, PlaySight now has installed over 700 SmartCourts across the world and in over a dozen sports, from basketball and volleyball to football, wrestling, and even swimming. To gear up […]
By: D.J. Podgorny, @DJPodgorny For most students, getting an internship during your junior or senior year of college is deemed a success. At Frisco Independent School District (ISD) in Frisco, Texas, however, this standard is being completely redefined. This year, more than 40 students from four different schools will hold internship positions at sports and entertainment companies throughout the Frisco area. These students will have an opportunity to experience the fundamentals of the sports industry firsthand and hear from top […]
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