Posts Tagged ‘football’

Creativity Fuels Innovation in Classrooms and on Playing Fields at UNT

Posted by Lesa Roe

University of North Texas Dallas Innovates Silver SponsorExciting times are underway at the University of North Texas. UNT is a hub of creativity, and President Neal Smatresk has embraced the collective imagination of his students, faculty, and staff. Creativity is ingrained in the university’s culture, and that

Friday Night Lights: A New High Tech Football Stadium for McKinney ISD

Posted by Blair Welch

Last night, the McKinney Independent School District opened the doors to its new $70 million, 12,000-person stadium, taking Texas high school football to a whole new level. 

In addition to a state-of-the-art arena, the McKinney ISD Stadium houses the largest …

‘Biggest World Cup Final Watch Party’ in Dallas Planned for Klyde Warren Park

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Soccer fans looking for a place to watch the World Cup finals between France and Croatia on Sunday have the option to join a huge outdoor party courtesy of Coca-Cola Southwest Beverages. The FIFA World Cup Finals Watch Party presented

Fueling Disruption:
Local Startups That Got Funding in 2017

Posted by Dallas Innovates

Funding rounds brought millions in capital from investors for North Texas startups.

Lantern Pharma

The cancer-fighting Dallas pharma raised $3.7 million in May from its Series A equity financing to continue its search for and testing of abandoned cancer drug.…

Is Athletic Success Predictable?
MVR Has an Answer

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

A Frisco startup has come up with a new way to predict athletic ability, motivation, and success that could change scouting and recruiting for multiple sports.

Most Valuable Recruit (MVR) goes beyond traditional IQ tests with technology-based analytics to measure …

Sports Innovator Jerry Jones Headed to the Hall of Fame

Posted by Heather Noel

Love him or loathe him, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has made an undeniable impact on the NFL and sports industry.

He’s long been recognized as an innovator or rebel — depending on who you ask — in his …

Texas Leads in Making Youth Sports Safer from Concussions

Posted by Sandra Chapman

CNN recently reported that concussions have been on the rise for American youth, this according to the new Health of America Report released by Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS).  The piece notes a 71 percent increase in rough-sports-related concussions for …

Innovative Football Helmet Aimed at Reducing Concussions

Posted by Lance Murray

Legendary Cowboys Quarterback and DFW real estate executive Roger Staubach knows about concussions first hand from his playing days in high school, college and with the Cowboys.

Concussions have become a major issue for football players, as the NFL has …

3 Things We’re Reading: Dallas Cowboys Have New Football Tech

Posted by Amanda Hayes

PRACTICE FOOTBALL HELPS PLAYERS AVOID FUMBLES; AETNA, TEXAS HEALTH FORM JOINT COMPANY; AT&T, DFW AIRPORT PARTNER TO DECREASE WAIT TIMES


Every day Dallas Innovates staffers scour websites looking for the most interesting, important, and unusual stories about innovation and creativity.

Oak Cliff Natives Aim to Alleviate Poverty Through Clothing Brand

Posted by Tara Nieuwesteeg

RISE WILL OFFICIALLY LAUNCH SATURDAY AT EVENT


For Tim and Terrence Maiden, Dallas’ poverty problem really hits home.

The identical twin brothers grew up in Dallas County, a place where 29 percent of residents under age 18 are in …