TOP NEWS Takes On Super Bowl

Santa Monica-based Jacked, which develops products which provide real-time, synchronized information between sports games and television broadcasts, said Wednesday that it has launched a beta of a new product ahead of the Super Bowl. The firm said its SportsTop product will monitor the Super Bowl XLII broadcast, and provide real-time information to the PCs of sports fans. Information will include player profiles, stats, in-game photos, videos and news, all delivered in real time. Jacked powers NBC Sports' PlayAction Web site for Sunday night football, and also provides information for NCAA fotball, along with NBA and NCAA Division 1 basketball. The services are available for free. Jacked is venture backed by Provenance Ventures, Core Capital Partners, and Gabriel Venture Partners.