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Top 75 Sports Trends in October

From Football Team Hashtag Emojis to Collaborative Tennis Apparel

— October 30, 2016 — Lifestyle
These October 2016 sports trends range from football team hashtag emojis to collaborative tennis apparel lines that fuse uniformed and streetwear inspirations. When looking at sports fandom, innovations like streamlined game broadcasts are making the act of watching sports at home a more immersive and customizable experience for all.

Similarly, team-specific sports apps like Big Ten Network's college football platform offer comprehensive coverage and live updates that cater to a young demographic of fans. When looking at the month's other notable sport innovations, standouts include sparkling, illuminated and multifunctional soccer and basketball jerseys as well as workout staples that are designed with aesthetics, comfort and most importantly durability in mind.

Additional October 2016 sports trends include a myriad of groundbreaking footwear styles like Shimano's 'S-PHYRE' cycling shoes that offer support while boosting a wearer's performance levels.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
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Tragic Pitcher Tributes
Tragic Pitcher Tributes
The Miami Marlins Wore Number 16 to Honor the Late Jose Fernandez
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74
Synchronized Team Apps
Synchronized Team Apps
The FC Cincinatti App Lets Soccer Fans Join In Synchronized Light Shows
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73
Female Athlete Grants
Female Athlete Grants
Playtex Sport's Play On Canada Grant Program Helps Encourage Female Athletes
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72
Boosted Baseball Apps
Boosted Baseball Apps
The 'At Bat' App Offers Real-Time Notifications and Multimedia Content
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71
Collegiate Sports Streaming Apps
Collegiate Sports Streaming Apps
The Big Sky Conference App Lets You Stream Sporting Events
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70
Online Boxing Matches
Online Boxing Matches
Golden Boy Promotions is the First Company to Livestream Boxing Matches
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69
Comprehensive Sports Streaming Apps
Comprehensive Sports Streaming Apps
This App Lets You Enjoy beIN Sports Programming On Your Phone
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68
Team-Specific Sports Apps
Team-Specific Sports Apps
This College Sports App Allows For Comprehensive Content Coverage
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67
Streamlined Sports Broadcasts
Streamlined Sports Broadcasts
This Service Lets Roku Users Enjoy FOX Sports Go Streams
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66
Revenue-Increasing Sports Indices
Revenue-Increasing Sports Indices
This Sports Marketing Platform Calculates Athlete Brand Value
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65
Boozy Seafood Marathons
Boozy Seafood Marathons
Le Marathon du Medoc Feeds Racers On the Course With Oysters and Wine
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64
Sexism-Fighting Tennis Ads
Sexism-Fighting Tennis Ads
Nike's 'Unlimited Greatness' Considers the Success of Serena Williams
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63
Energy-Boosting Candies
Energy-Boosting Candies
PowerBar's Gel Blasts are Designed Fueling Strenuous Workouts
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62
Creator-Inspired Sports Ads
Creator-Inspired Sports Ads
This adidas Ad Says That Hard Work and Determination Aren't Enough
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61
Baseball Romance Shows
Baseball Romance Shows
'Out of My League' is a Collaboration Between the MLB and AwesomenessTV
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60
Comprehensive Basketball Apps
Comprehensive Basketball Apps
The Sacramento Kings App Enhances the Fan Experience
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59
Performance-Enhancing Chews
Performance-Enhancing Chews
The Q-Force Soft Chews Help Improve Performance, Focus and Immunity
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58
Online 360-Degree Golf Courses
Online 360-Degree Golf Courses
Google has Created a 360-Degree Imaging for the Ryder Cup's Course
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57
Compact Console Gaming Bundles
Compact Console Gaming Bundles
The Xbox One S FIFA 17 Bundle Deal Packs Hardware and Software
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56
Football Team Hashtag Emojis
Football Team Hashtag Emojis
The NFL and Twitter are Releasing Hashtags that Include Team Logos
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55
VR Basketball Docs
VR Basketball Docs
'Follow My Lead: The Story of the 2016 NBA Finals' is an Immersive Experience
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54
Wireless Ergonomic Earbuds
Wireless Ergonomic Earbuds
These High-Quality Earbuds Have a Sleek, Durable and Comfortable Design
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53
Dribble-Dissecting Basketballs
Dribble-Dissecting Basketballs
The 'DribbleUp' App Comes with a Regulation NBA Basketball
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52
Connected Darts Games
Connected Darts Games
The Guz2 Electronic Dartboard Can Sync to Mobile Devices
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51
Solar-Powered Hammock Boats
Solar-Powered Hammock Boats
The 'MelloShip' Introduces a Relaxing New Way to Enjoy the Water
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50
Athletic Training Smartwatches
Athletic Training Smartwatches
The Garmin Forerunner 35 GPS Smartwatch Pushes Athletes Further
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49
Interactive Golfing Videos
Interactive Golfing Videos
The 'Call the Shots' Video Lets Users Control Paul McGinley's Strategy
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48
Runner-Targeted Smartwatches
Runner-Targeted Smartwatches
The Apple Watch Nike+ Sport Smartwatch Reminds Wearers to Run
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47
Exertion-Measuring Cycling Accessories
Exertion-Measuring Cycling Accessories
Luck Potentiometer Power Meters Attach to a Rider's Shoe
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46
Custom Carved Skateboards
Custom Carved Skateboards
These Skateboards are Designed to Suit a User's Individual Style
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45
Marathon Shoe Giveaways
Marathon Shoe Giveaways
Strava and New Balance are Giving Away Shoes for the Back Half Challenge
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44
Collaborative Tennis-Inspired Tees
Collaborative Tennis-Inspired Tees
The KITH and Nike Apparel Was Made in Honor of the US Open
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43
Arcade-Style Basketball Games
Arcade-Style Basketball Games
'3on3 Freestyle' is a Cartoon Video Game for Casual Basketball Fans
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42
Horse Jockey Wearables
Horse Jockey Wearables
The 'HorseCom' Helps Soothe Riding Horses During Trots
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41
Bone Conduction Sunglasses
Bone Conduction Sunglasses
The 'S-Tone' Sports Glasses Protect Eyes and Play Music
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40
360-Degree Sports Films
360-Degree Sports Films
This VR Documentary Immerses Viewers In the 2016 NBA Finals
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39
Chromatic Sports Gear Packaging
Chromatic Sports Gear Packaging
The Rox Volleyball San Sol Box Design is Sporty and Textured
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38
Wine-Hued Soccer Shoes
Wine-Hued Soccer Shoes
The Nike Tiempo Pirlo Celebrates Andrea Pirlo's Obsession With Wine-Making
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37
Skeletal Football Cleats
Skeletal Football Cleats
These adidas Football Cleats Sport a Design That's Ready for Halloween
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36
Snakeskin Graphic Shoe Designs
Snakeskin Graphic Shoe Designs
The New Adidas Sneaker Design Offers Serpentine Graphics
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35
Athlete-Specific Sneakers
Athlete-Specific Sneakers
These Customized Sneakers Were Designed for Trayvon Bromell
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34
Muscle Tone-Analyzing Devices
Muscle Tone-Analyzing Devices
The New Skulpt Scanner Can Measure Muscle, Fat and More
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33
Endurance-Increasing Wearables
Endurance-Increasing Wearables
The Quantlet Enables Athletes to Increase their Exercise Capacity
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32
Workout Buddy-Finding Apps
Workout Buddy-Finding Apps
The '5F' Social Network App Connects Likeminded Athletes to One Another
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31
Musician-Designed Football Shirts
Musician-Designed Football Shirts
The NFL Got Eminem, YG, Wale & More to Design City-Centered Tees
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30
Hockey Fan Festivals
Hockey Fan Festivals
The World Cup of Hockey Fan Village Helps Fans Celebrate the Tournament
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29
Fast-Acting Energy Gels
Fast-Acting Energy Gels
The Stealth Advanced Isotonic Energy Gels Provide an Instant Energy Boost
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28
Water Sport Hydration Packs
Water Sport Hydration Packs
The 'DolfinPack' Waterproof Hydration Packs are for Aquatic Use
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27
Power-Maximizing Cycling Footwear
Power-Maximizing Cycling Footwear
The S-PHYRE Cycling Shoes Reduce Aerodynamic Drag
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26
Virtual Running Tracks
Virtual Running Tracks
This Nike Track Allows Users to Compete with Their Past Selves
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25
Breathable Bicycle Raincoats
Breathable Bicycle Raincoats
The Cyclist Raincoat is Exceptionally Designed for Movement
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24
Televised Drone Races
Televised Drone Races
The UK's Sky Sports Mix Channel Will Air Races from the Drone Racing League
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23
Connected Social Treadmills
Connected Social Treadmills
The Nautilus 618 Uses RunSocial to Connect Exercisers with Friends
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22
Upscale Hotel Climbing Walls
Upscale Hotel Climbing Walls
The Ace Hotel has Installed a Graphic Climbing Wall called Ascension
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21
Surfboard-Protecting Luggage
Surfboard-Protecting Luggage
The 'MIGRA' Surfboard Bag Provides Protection and Functionality
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20
Irregular Football Pitches
Irregular Football Pitches
The 'Unusual Football Pitch' Project Builds Fields on Unused Land
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19
Memorializing Basketball Jerseys
Memorializing Basketball Jerseys
The Memphis Grizzlies MLK Day Jerseys Nod to King's Assassination
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18
Total Body Exercise Tools
Total Body Exercise Tools
The 'Tension Toner' Resistance Training Tool Tones Muscles in Less Time
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17
Aerodynamic Paralympic Trikes
Aerodynamic Paralympic Trikes
This Racing Trike Features a Lightweight Titanium Frame
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16
Veneer-Treated Surfboards
Veneer-Treated Surfboards
The Hermanns Surfboards are Crafted from Lightweight Paulownia Wood
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15
Communicative Cyclist Helmets
Communicative Cyclist Helmets
The Sena Smart Bike Helmet Design Connects Riders to One Another
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14
Sparkling Soccer Apparel
Sparkling Soccer Apparel
This New PSG Jersey is Designed to Shine Under Stadium Floodlights
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13
Gamified AR Climbing Walls
Gamified AR Climbing Walls
'Augmented Climbing Wall' Lets Climbers Use Their Limbs as Pong Paddles
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12
Reflective Workout Gear
Reflective Workout Gear
This Apparel Ensures That Women are Safe When Exercising at Night
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11
Game-Inspired Athletic Wear
Game-Inspired Athletic Wear
Fierce Edge Workout Apparel Turns Athletes into Video Game Characters
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10
Stylish Winter Sport Boots
Stylish Winter Sport Boots
The Burton x Danner Snowboard Boots Blend Fashion with Utility
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9
Roll-Up Water Bag Bottles
Roll-Up Water Bag Bottles
The Solar Waterbag Rolls and Unrolls to Enable Water Warming in the Sun
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8
Speed-Inspired Sportswear
Speed-Inspired Sportswear
Merrill+Forbes' New Line Blends Modern Style with Supreme Functionality
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7
Multi-Functional Sports Clothing
Multi-Functional Sports Clothing
This Activewear Conveniences the Lives of Those Using It
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6
Packable Sportswear Concepts
Packable Sportswear Concepts
Kim Jones Joined with Nike Again to Expand on Its Travel-Ready Line
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5
Family-Friendly Scooters
Family-Friendly Scooters
The Space Scooter is a New Way for Families to Get Active
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4
Running Shoe Bicycle Tires
Running Shoe Bicycle Tires
This Attention-Grabbing Shoe Bike Has Footwear-Featuring Wheels
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3
Graffiti-Inspired Active Apparel
Graffiti-Inspired Active Apparel
This Collection of Clothing for Yoga Celebrates Street Art
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2
Vision-Enhancing Scuba Equipment
Vision-Enhancing Scuba Equipment
The AAK 180 Dive Mask Provides Unobstructed Underwater Views
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1
Online Gaming Workout Bikes
Online Gaming Workout Bikes
Zwift Provides a Cycling Workout with a Video Game Twist
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