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Labor of Love: Despite Inability to Host Games, Fox Sports North Keeps ‘Hockey Day Minnesota’ Tradition Alive

For 15 years, Fox Sports North has cemented “Hockey Day Minnesota” as a sports television tradition in the “State of Hockey.” In years past, the event has taken high school and college hockey games and showcased them outdoors for a day-long celebration of the sport, all leading up to an evening tilt featuring the Twin […]  More

SVG Sit-Down: Telstra’s Steve Dargham on America’s Cup Transmission Needs

The America’s Cup (AC36) may not feature any teams from the Americas (New Zealand squares off with Italy beginning this weekend), but, given its location in Auckland, NZ, it will feature plenty of broadcasters and long-distance transmission connectivity. Steven Dargham, head of major events, Telstra Broadcast Services, discussed the company’s efforts around the world-feed distribution […]  More

WATCH: From the Field to the Cloud – A SVG Technology in Action Webinar

As live sports continue to return at a steady pace, television networks, professional teams, and collegiate conferences are still reflecting on productions that were conducted in 2020. In this edition of SVG’s Technology in Action Webinar Series presented by Sony, four individuals from the sports-video-production community break down the challenges and solutions of last year’s […]  More

Behind the Mic: Rece Davis Returns to ESPN on Multi-Year Deal; Fox Sports’ Gus Johnson Named CoSIDA Jake Wade Award Recipient

Behind the Mic provides a roundup of recent news regarding on-air talent, including new deals, departures, and assignments compiled from press releases and reports around the industry. In this week’s edition, Rece Davis will return to ESPN after signing a new multi-year deal, Fox Sports’ Gus Johnson was named the CoSIDA Jake Wade Award Recipient, and […]  More

SPORTEL introducing SPORTEL+ eTALKS: new vibrant online panels

Sportel’s 2021 Content Media Rights and Technology Convention is slated for October 5-7 in Monaco but the organization is looking to bring its community together via a series of free eTALKS that begin on March 11 with two sessions that look at “The Shift in Sports Media Rights Strategies” (8 am EST) and New Streaming […]  More

Tech Focus: Audio Training, Part 2 — Manufacturers’ Online Efforts Encompass Broadcast Sound

One consistently available source of training for broadcast-sports audio has been from the manufacturers of the equipment used to capture it, mix it and transport it. Of course, the majority of the training modules from manufacturers focus on the brands’ own products and are part of their marketing strategies. However, the variety of the content […]  More

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