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EUGENE — Oregon fans can get a little bit flatter now.

UO athletics is offering fans the opportunity to purchase cutouts, starting at $50 for season ticket holders, to be placed at Autzen Stadium this fall.

“As we embark on this journey together and experience a season like no other, we invite Ducks fans to fly with us all season long by purchasing their very own fan cutout,” the description of the cutouts, available via fancutouts.com, reads.

Fans can submit photos of themselves, family members or even pets that can be placed together in the stadium and will be sent photos to show where their cutouts are located.

Season ticket holders can purchase the cutouts for $50 and get “high exposure” placement in the stadium while while non-season ticket holders can purchase them for $75 and be placed in the end zone. Students can also purchase cutouts for $50 to

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PARIS, Sept. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Infosys (NYSE: INFY), a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting, and the French Tennis Federation, today announced the latest innovations set to hit the courts at this year’s Roland-Garros, as part of the second year of the strategic technology partnership.

Leveraging Infosys’ technology platform, this year’s tournament will deliver a digitally enhanced experience by facilitating virtual experiences and greater access for millions of fans, better training, and analysis among players and coaches, as well as storytelling support for journalists. Intense remote collaboration was required as a result of the ongoing pandemic, relying heavily on cloud-based services and an agile, innovative approach by both organisations.

One of the strategic objectives for the FFT was to cement itself as a leader in AI-based innovation in sport by integrating a number of specific solutions this year:

  • AI-powered analytics for fans in the Infosys Match
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LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep 22, 2020–

The global smart ceiling fans market is expected to grow by USD 59.74 million as per Technavio. This marks a significant market slow down compared to the 2019 growth estimates due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in the first half of 2020. However, steady growth is expected to continue throughout the forecast period, and the market is expected to grow at a CAGR of almost 2%.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200921005496/en/

Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Smart Ceiling Fans Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire)

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Read the 120-page report with TOC on “Smart Ceiling Fans Market Analysis Report by End-user (Residential and Commercial), Geography (APAC, North America, Europe, South America, and MEA), Distribution channel (Offline and Online), and the

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Two games, two disasters for the New York Jets. Some observations, including from a monetary angle, on what is going wrong and on what can and cannot (and what most likely will not) be done to try to fix what already seems like a lost season before the calendar even has flipped to October. 

Fire Gase? Don’t count on it. It sounds nice and it makes for good headlines and memes, but it’s doubtful that Gase is going anywhere unless the carcass starts to stink so much that acting owner Christopher Johnson no longer can avoid the stench. Remember, he hired Gase in January 2019, despite Gase’s flameout in Miami, because of a glowing recommendation from All-World quarterback and All-World pitchman Peyton Manning, and just last week

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Eighteen minutes before the Seahawks host the New England Patriots at CenturyLink Field on Sunday, a man in a blue Shaquill Griffin jersey walks along Occidental Avenue on the west side of the stadium.

“I’ve got two tickets for sale!” he shouts, at no one in particular.

Then, with his flowing brown hair flapping in the breeze, he lets out a booming laugh.

Inside Gantry Public House across the street, Farshid Varamini gets the joke.

But he might not find it funny.

After all, Varamini opened Gantry Public House in late February — just weeks before COVID-19 unsuspectingly squashed the Mariners’ and Sounders’ seasons and sapped his revenue stream. He also operates several “The People’s Burger” food trucks and two Pioneer Grill hot dog carts outside the stadium, and says that business is down 80-85% year-over-year.

Still, he perseveres — even during a home opener without fans at CenturyLink Field.

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Sports fans show faith in their team in different ways.

Some have season tickets. Some buy jerseys. Some watch every game on television. And some place bets on their team to win the championship, including some before a game has been played, or at a team’s lowest point in the season.

Say hello to some of the Stars’ strongest believers.

Before the Stars roared through the postseason and into the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in 20 years, the team opened the season 1-7-1 as their championship aspirations were called into doubt in the first month of the season. That just provided some fans better odds on the Stars to win the Stanley Cup.

In a number of messages on social media, many fans — some wished to remain anonymous — explained the odds they got while betting on the Stars back in October or November. All of

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If you’ve got a large online following, as well as knowledge that might be valuable to that audience, Prox is a startup currently in beta testing that’s building tools to help you make money.

Michael Mathieu, formerly the CEO of YuMe, joined Prox as CEO in January. The goal, he told me, is to create an entire suite of “back office” tools for experts and influencers, but the company is starting out by offering an easy way to host one-on-one video sessions with fans and “knowledge seekers.”

“People who are influencers on social media and on YouTube, they don’t control that customer,” Mathieu said. “It’s a YouTube customer, so if you’re going to monetize, it’s through a slice of YouTube ad revenue.”

So Prox is designed to help those experts make money more directly from anyone who wants to connect with them, and to understand that audience. Mathieu suggested that

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MINNEAPOLIS —
It’s unusually quiet on what would normally be one of the busiest days of the year, with people outside tailgating in the surrounding parking lots near the U.S Bank Stadium in Downtown Minneapolis.

“In general, I would say Downtown just doesn’t have any traffic anymore, ever since March,” says Cindy Harrison, who owns Sawatdee Thai Restaurant.

Harrison owns Sawatdee Thai Restaurant, right across from the US Bank Stadium. Her family has been in business for more than thirty years, but she says this years’ Vikings season opener is out of the norm.

“Even on the cold days the Vikings fans are out tailgating, and obviously not today,” says Harrison.

The Vikings announced there will be no tailgating during the 2020 season – due to COVID-19. Harrison says it’s another blow for businesses struggling to survive. “We hope people will come. We have some outdoor seating and a really

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Fans attend the game between the Indianapolis Colts and Jacksonville Jaguars.

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Scott Etchison woke up his 13-year-old son, J.J., in the dark hours on Saturday morning, piled into their car in Zionsville at 4:30 a.m. and headed south towards Jacksonville.

The Etchisons have a goal. Together, they want to visit every NFL stadium.

For a long time, they didn’t know if they’d be able to cross any stadiums off their list this season. Not with almost every NFL stadium closed to fans because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the ones that are open to fans allowing far less than their total capacity.

Scott held off a long time before buying tickets to Sunday’s season-opener in Jacksonville.

“I waited and waited,” Etchison said. “I wanted to see if they were

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Dodgers Stadium | Harry How/Getty Images

The Los Angeles Dodgers will host the Houston Astros for the first time since the Astros’ cheating scandal was unmasked to the baseball world. The Dodgers, perhaps more than any other team, have legitimate reason to be upset after losing the World Series to the Astros in 2017.

As such, Dodgers fans were likely plotting just how they were going to welcome Houston since the scandal broke over the winter. Unfortunately, a global pandemic got in the way, and the cardboard cutouts of the fans in the stands at Dodger Stadium will be doing no booing.

That is not stopping Dodgers fans, who got all decked out in anti-Astros gear to welcome Houston’s team bus to the stadium. They got creative in some instances, kept it simple in others. It’s a beautiful sight.

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