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      Hachimura Leads NBA Prospects In Positive Social Media Presence     

 
   
     
       
         
            
            
         
       
      
       
         
            
            
         
       
      
       
         
            
            
         
       
      
       
         
            
            
         
       
     
   
      Zion Williamson’s Twitter account is the busiest and most valuable among top NBA Draft prospects, but when it comes to positive sentiment, Rui Hachimura leads the way. Thirty-eight percent of the Twitter posts, re-tweets and likes made by the former Gonzaga F had a positive vibe, according to Block Six Analytics.

Hachimura Leads NBA Prospects In Positive Social Media Presence

From Sports Business Daily: Zion Williamson’s Twitter account is the busiest and most valuable among top NBA Draft prospects, but when it comes to positive sentiment, Rui Hachimura leads the way. Thirty-eight percent of the Twitter posts, re-tweets and likes made by the former Gonzaga F had a positive vibe, according to Block Six Analytics (B6A).

      The Future of Blockchain in Sports     

 
   
     
       
         
            
            
         
       
      
       
         
            
            
         
       
      
       
         
            
            
         
       
      
       
         
            
            
         
       
     
   
       Check out the video of CEO Adam Grossman and Director, Data Science Alexander Cordover leading a recent panel discussion on the potential impact of #blockchain technology in #sports for Northwestern University’s Masters of Sports Administration program. https://sps.northwestern.edu/stories/news-stories/tabletalk_blockchain_in_sports.php. 

The Future of Blockchain in Sports

Check out the video of CEO Adam Grossman and Director, Data Science Alexander Cordover leading a recent panel discussion on the potential impact of #blockchain technology in #sports for Northwestern University’s Masters of Sports Administration program. https://sps.northwestern.edu/stories/news-stories/tabletalk_blockchain_in_sports.php. 

      Does Twitter hate the Tide? Alabama near bottom of top 25 coaches poll favorability ranking     

 
   
     
       
         
            
            
         
       
      
       
         
            
            
         
       
      
       
         
            
            
         
       
      
       
         
            
            
         
       
     
   
       Alabama's football team might be  No. 1 in the Amway Coaches Poll  based on its play, but when it comes to favorable Twitter mentions, the Tide takes a huge drop. Alabama comes in at No. 19 when the coaches poll is reconfigured by the percentage of  positive mentions on Twitter . Washington State received the highest percentage of favorable tweets at 56.38 to rank No. 1. The Cougars are No. 15 when the coaches vote. The rankings were devised by Block Six Analytics (B6A), which is based in Chicago. According to Alex Cordover, Director of Data Science for B6A, "Overall, we analyzed 1 million tweets, which puts the margin of error for the percentages at a maximum of 0.5 percent."   

USA Today Publishes The B6A Favorability Rankings

Alabama's football team might be No. 1 in the Amway Coaches Poll based on its play, but when it comes to favorable Twitter mentions, the Tide takes a huge drop. Alabama comes in at No. 19 when the coaches poll is reconfigured by the percentage of positive mentions on Twitter. The rankings were devised by Block Six Analytics (B6A), which is based in Chicago.

       Block Six Analytics Adds The Players’ Impact As A New, Strategic Investor      

 
   
     
       
         
            
            
         
       
      
       
         
            
            
         
       
      
       
         
            
            
         
       
      
       
         
            
            
         
       
     
   
      Block Six Analytics (B6A) is pleased to announce that The Players’ Impact (TPI) has invested in the company to help close its most recent investment round. B6A will work with TPI’s roster of current and former professional athletes to help grow its business and enhance its product development.  “TPI will provide immediate and tangible value to our company,” B6A CEO Adam Grossman said. “By having both a unique industry perspective and large sports network, TPI’s athletes provide B6A with a new and significant competitive advantage.”     TPI joins sports industry leaders such as the Founder of FAME David Falk, Co-Chair of O’Melveny’s Sports Industry Group Charles Baker, and Miami Marlins minority owner Ari Ackerman in B6A’s latest investment round.  “We could not be more excited to become part of the B6A team” TPI Founder Tracy Deforge said. “B6A’s unique ability to value corporate partnerships and athletes’ on-field and off-field performances through its proprietary products really resonated with our members and clearly sets the company apart from its competition.”  For more information about B6A contact the company at  info@blocksixanalytics.com . For more information on TPI contact them at info@theplayersimpact.com.   About B6A   Block Six Analytics (B6A) is a technology and analytics company whose clients include PepsiCo, Cleveland Browns, Fortune 500 companies, large agencies and teams in the NFL and NBA. Our Software as a Service (SaaS) platform and machine learning technology helps our clients generate incremental revenue growth and reduce reporting costs. We use our technology and analytics to determine the value of television viewable signage, jersey rights deals, social media conversation, earn media, and corporate hospitality. In addition, our Revenue Above Replacement (RAR) model examines how an individual player generates revenue for a team based on his on field, off field, and personal performance.   About TPI   The Players' Impact (TPI) is an exclusive group of professional athletes who invest in early stage companies together. We are making entrepreneurship and investing a team sport by investing in great founders building businesses where we can make a difference. TPI’s portfolio companies include NRG Sports, Sideline Swap, and Rep The Squad.    

Block Six Analytics Adds The Players’ Impact As A New, Strategic Investor

Block Six Analytics (B6A) is pleased to announce that The Players’ Impact (TPI) has invested in the company to help close its most recent investment round. B6A will work with TPI’s roster of current and former professional athletes to help grow its business and enhance its product development.