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NFL’s Renie Anderson, Brian Rolapp Ponder the League’s Business Future

Even after 100 years, the National Football League continues to grow exponentially. Despite the COVID-19–ravaged season in 2020, viewers are increasingly flocking to television sets to watch professional football on Thursday, Sunday, and Monday every week. At SportsBusiness Journal’s World Congress of Sports, NFL Chief Media and Business Officer Brian Rolapp and Chief Revenue Officer/EVP, […]  More

SVG Sit-Down: Fox Deportes’ Sergio Verdu Aims To Synergize Technologies With Fox Sports

The first and longest-running Spanish-language sports network in the U.S. is nearing a milestone. Next month, Fox Deportes will have been on the air for a quarter of a century, and the network is running as strong as ever. Based in Los Angles, the domestic Spanish-language broadcaster is home to a bevy of major properties: […]  More

Sky Sport Summit 2021: Fan Engagement at the Core of Transformation in Broadcasting

The ‘Transformation in Broadcasting’ session at the Sky Sport Summit 2021 provided a whirlwind summary of the year’s key trends and developments in sports broadcasting. Featuring Andreas Heyden, the CEO of Deutsche Fußball Liga (DFL) digital sports and EVP of digital innovation for the DFL Group, plus Riedel Communications’ founder Thomas Riedel, and Christian Massmann, […]  More

SVG Sit-Down: NEP UK’s Simon Moorhead talks Brexit and Pandemic Challenges to the Mobile Production Truck Business in Europe

Brexit and the pandemic have been two significant pressure points on the outside broadcast businesses over the last 18 months. Here, we talk to Simon Moorhead, managing director at NEP UK Broadcast Services, about how these two major events have affected the way his business now works day to day, and how NEP UK is […]  More

The Fall 2021 SVG SportsTech Journal Is Now Available Online!

The Fall 2021 edition of the SVG SportsTech Journal is now available! This free, digital edition includes an in-depth look at the Tokyo Olympic Games, featuring onsite reports from the NBC Olympics teams in Tokyo and Stamford, Olympic Broadcasting Services (OBS), and a variety of international rightsholders. Plus, this publication includes recaps of SVG’s virtual […]  More

Inside the Sports-Betting-Production Ops of Bleacher Report, ESPN, PGA Tour, and Yahoo Sports

As the state-by-state legalization of sports betting continues across the country, sports broadcasters and OTT outlets are looking to capitalize on the expected revenue boost and create new betting-focused content for their viewers. Several national broadcasters and regional sports networks have already begun producing alternative “betcasts” for games, wagering-focused studio shows and original programming, predictive-gaming […]  More

NHL Puck Drop 2021: NHL Network Expands Showcase Schedule, Boosts Onsite Presence at Marquee Events

Over the past two nights, the National Hockey League returned to ESPN after 17 years and debuted on TNT. Another broadcast partner, NHL Network, is also entering the 2021-22 season, with wind in its production sails in the form of an increased slate of NHL Showcase games, additional coverage for international fans, and a return […]  More

An Onscreen Boost: Netco Sports Delivers Extensive Graphics and Data Package for Lega Serie A

EMG subsidiary Netco Sports has been a Lega Serie A partner for nine years, delivering a wide range of services, including data, statistics, reporting, tracking, a virtual coach application, content enrichment, and more. It is currently in the process of being incorporated into a new international brand, Boost Graphics, which will unite the graphics capabilities […]  More

NHL Puck Drop 2021: NHL on TNT Debuts With High-Speed Cameras, Tracking-Fueled Graphics

It’s a new era for the National Hockey League in the U.S. Tonight, Turner Sports debuts as a national rightsholder for the league, with TNT carrying a doubleheader of the New York Rangers visiting the Washington Capitals at 7:30 p.m. ET and the Colorado Avalanche hosting the Chicago Blackhawks at 10:30 p.m.  More

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