MLB http://wvxu.org en Making sure you don't miss a pitch: Gameday and iScorecast http://wvxu.org/post/making-sure-you-dont-miss-pitch-gameday-and-iscorecast <p><strong>Baseball fans expect a lot from their electronic devices both at the Major League and youth level. </strong>How is it possible to get&nbsp;nearly real-time information every game for things like landing speed and the nastiness of the pitch? Even coaches of kids teams are using&nbsp;software to keep parents and grandparents up to date remotely. Ann Thompson reports in "Focus on Technology," on how programs like<a href="http://mlb.mlb.com/mobile/gameday.jsp"> Gameday </a>and <a href="http://iscorecentral.com/baseball/">iScorecast</a> work.</p><p></p><p> Fri, 29 Mar 2013 09:31:10 +0000 Ann Thompson 10694 at http://wvxu.org Making sure you don't miss a pitch: Gameday and iScorecast Sports Tourism in Greater Cincinnati http://wvxu.org/post/sports-tourism-greater-cincinnati <p>The exciting news last week was that Cincinnati will host the <strong>2015 Major League Baseball All-Star Game</strong>. How do events like these get awarded to cities and what does it mean for the local economy? <strong>Linda Antus</strong>, president of the<a href="http://www.cincinnatiusa.com/"><strong> Cincinnati USA Regional Tourism Network</strong></a> is in <strong>The Front Row with Betsy Ross</strong> to talk about the impact of big events and sports tourism.</p><p> Fri, 01 Feb 2013 05:30:15 +0000 Betsy Ross 8615 at http://wvxu.org Sports Tourism in Greater Cincinnati All-Star Game and baseball academy coming to Cincinnati http://wvxu.org/post/all-star-game-and-baseball-academy-coming-cincinnati <p>It's a double header for the Cincinnati Reds... the team will host the 2015 All-Star Game and become the first team in the Midwest with a Major League Baseball Urban Youth Academy.</p><p>Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig was in the city Wednesday to make both announcements.</p> Wed, 23 Jan 2013 23:45:20 +0000 Tana Weingartner 8393 at http://wvxu.org All-Star Game and baseball academy coming to Cincinnati Tommy John surgery http://wvxu.org/post/tommy-john-surgery <p>As the <a href="http://washington.nationals.mlb.com/index.jsp?c_id=was&amp;sv=1">Washington Nationals</a> consider shutting down pitching phenom <strong>Stephen Strasburg</strong> to save his arm after Tommy John surgery, questions have been raised about this procedure and long term effects on a pitcher. <strong>Ken Rusche</strong> from <a href="http://oxfordphysicaltherapy.com/">Oxford Physical Therapy</a> is in <strong>The Front Row with Betsy Ross </strong>to discuss Tommy John surgery and pitching.</p> Fri, 31 Aug 2012 04:45:10 +0000 Betsy Ross 3185 at http://wvxu.org Tommy John surgery