4 Tools to Step Up Your Game

By Hayley Panagakis, August 16, 2015

Whether you’re organizing a tournament for athletes or looking to enhance your own game, technology can be a useful training tool for improving athletic skills. See four innovative technologies upgrading the sports world:


Wearable technologies are headed to the boxing ring. With sensors inserted into boxing gloves, StrikeTec measures the force and speed behind your punches. The sensor sends data to your phone, allowing you to track your progress and share your workouts on Facebook and Twitter. The technology, also available as a wristband, is open for preorder for $300.


Joel Koester grows above and beyond the call of duty—including growing beards—to bring events to Chicago’s Southland.

US Club Soccer and LaLiga North America’s friendship will continue forward as the two sides announced a long-term extension earlier this year.

Jennifer Todd, co-founder and executive vice president of strategic partnerships of The Basketball Tournament, explains her unlikely path to TBT.

David Siegel, president and CEO of the Los Angeles Sports Council and Southern California Committee for the Olympic Games, talks life after the Dodgers.