Words from Nerds #74: Sports on the Go

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How do you get your sports information when you’re on the go? Plus, is the Internet running out of cable? And what would the Internet look like if it was a subway map? All this and more!

Nerd News

Feature Story: Sports on the Go

  • How do you use tech to get your sports info on the go?
  • ESPN ScoreCenter, ESPN Radio, DirecTV SuperFan, MLB At Bat
  • Madden 11 for iPhone
  • Fantasy Football apps to keep track of your teams, leagues and player transactions
  • Sports Illustrated app for iPad wants to charge you for the same content in the magazine; what’s up with that?

Nerd History

  • August 16, 1858 – U.S. President James Buchanan inaugurates the new transatlantic telegraph cable.
  • August 20, 1882 – Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture debuts in Moscow.
  • August 16, 1977 – Elvis Presley, “The King of Rock and Roll”, dies in Memphis,Tennessee.
  • August 17, 1982 – The first Compact Discs are released to the public in Germany.