The NCAA Basketball Tournament is a favorite time of year here at Sports Technologies since we are the developers of the Official NCAA March Madness Bracket Challenge game. In addition to the Men's bracket, we produce a version of the bracket for the Women's NCAA Tournament, and a Round by Round Pick'em game that lets fans return and pick games before each round, instead of the traditional bracket the locks prior to the start of the tournament. Our bracket application is part of the NCAA® March Madness® Live Mobile App available in the iTunes store. And last but not least, we have teamed up with BleacherReport.com to produce versions of the Bracket Challenge and Round By Round Challenge for their users.
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For the kick off of the 2013 MLS season, Sports Technologies has produced a new game for MLSsoccer.com. 3 Goal Monte challenges soccer fans to pick three goal scorers for every week of the season. The editor's at MLSsoccer.com tell the story of how they came up with the idea for this game. Picking three goal scorers is more difficult than you may think. Web and mobile versions of the game allows fans to keep track of their lineup no matter where they are.
The Hat Trick Challenge gives fans an opportunity to pick the answer to three daily questions surrounding NHL games. It could simply be predicting which team will win, or if a player or team will perform in a statistical category. STI builds the tools for NHL editors to input questions, and they are automatically scored by using a data feed provided by the NHL.
Sport Technologies has provided a Rankings Widget that lets fans drag and drop teams into position and vote for the top 16 teams in the league. This voting widget complements NHL.com's editorial content for their weekly Power 16 rankings by displaying fan rankings along side their editorial picks.
NASCAR got it's season underway at Daytona on February 24th, and Sports Technologies once again is the developer of NASCAR Fantasy Live, and Streak To The Finish. Sports Tech also produces the NASCAR.com Fantasy Home Page.
NASCAR Fantasy Live is the only NASCAR fantasy game to offer live scoring! Players manage a team of five Sprint Cup Series drivers against a $100 salary cap while picking drivers with the best chance at scoring the most points each week. Bonus points can be earned by picking the winning car manufacturer and top pit crew for that week. Players can join or create a League at any time throughout the season.
Streak to the Finish is a game where players pick the driver they think will finish in the top 10 each week. If a correct pick is made, the streak begins and the player may no longer choose that driver until the streak is broken. Players earn points towards prizes by their pick's finishing position each week and by maintaining long streaks.
Sports Technologies Founder and President Chris Nicholas is featured in the March issue of Hartford Magazine. The article gives a nice background on the history and work of the company.
Sports Technologies has produced the downloadable 2013 Fantasy Baseball Draft Kits for CBS Sports. These were compiled by parsing data feeds from CBS and generating PDF files that allow fantasy players to spend less time searching and more time researching. The kit includes everything fans need to be fully prepared for draft day, including: Cheat Sheets, Rankings, Projections, Auction Values, Draft-Day Strategies, and more.
The NFL Perfect Challenge was awarded the Most Innovative Fantasy Contest for 2012 by the Fantasy Sports Trade Association. This game challenged fans to pick a perfect fantasy roster of the top weekly leaders in fantasy points. This game was developed by Sports Technologies for the NFL.