Recent Posts by SVG Staff

TVG Renews Fox Sports Net Contract

TVG announced April 25 that it has renewed its agreement with Fox Sports Net West and Fox Sports Net Prime Ticket to exclusively air live horseracing from across the country. The partnership, to distribute race coverage across two of the nation’s largest regional sports networks, gives TVG continued access to six million homes. TVG’s signature […]  More

PGA Tour phasing in digital scoreboards

Golf fans at PGA Tour events will find a whole new experience beginning next month when the PGA Tour phases in new Mitsubishi high-resolution LED panels that will bring scoring information into the 21st century, according to an article in the New York Times. The boards are 7-feet 7-inches high by 20-feet 2-inches long and […]  More

WCSN launches Olympic section

World Championship Sports Network (WCSN), the premier destination for fans of Olympic and lifestyle sports, unveiled today a new Olympics section on its newly enhanced website. Fans can visit www.wcsn.com/olympics for all Olympic related items showcasing breaking news on competitors, updated photo galleries, and other special features as the world prepares for the 2008 Olympic […]  More

Rangers oppose Grand Prairie stadium

Texas Rangers president Jeff Cogen made it clear Tuesday that the major league baseball club does not support efforts to build a minor league stadium in Grand Prairie. “We strongly believe that this proposed stadium will be counterproductive for both the Texas Rangers and the taxpayers of Grand Prairie,” Mr. Cogen wrote in a letter […]  More

DISH Network Announces TV Guide Channel’s New Interactive TV Functionality with Gemstar-TV Guide and Ensequence

EchoStar Communications Corporation and its DISH Network satellite TV service; Gemstar-TV Guide International and Ensequence, announced that a new ITV application from TV Guide Channel will be available on DISH Network in the second quarter of 2007. In addition, all TV Guide Channel programming on DISH Network will be full screen beginning May 2, 2007 […]  More

Featherlight extends NASCAR deal through 2012

Featherlite Trailers, Featherlite Coaches, Inc. and NASCAR today announced an agreement has been reached extending Featherlite’s sponsorship of NASCAR. As part of the NASCAR sponsorship agreement, Featherlite Trailers will continue its designation as “Official Trailer” of NASCAR. Featherlite Coaches of Sanford, Fla., will continue as the “Official Coach” of NASCAR. The contract, which runs through […]  More

Can Dot.Mobi catch on and make cellphone surfing popular?

By David Catzel Sports leagues and broadcasters are now turning their attention to a new Internet domain, Dot.mobi, which is aimed at improving the often frustrating experience of mobile Web surfing by establishing a standard designed to ensure a predictable and consistent mobile Web surfing experience. Launched in November of 2005, Dot.mobi is sponsored by […]  More

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Ace Pitcher John Lackey Launches Blog at Yardbarker.com

Yardbarker.com, has launched an MLB blog with John Lackey, ace pitcher for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Lackey, a six-year major league veteran, will share his daily life experiences and answer questions from fans throughout the 2007-08 baseball season. “I really like what Yardbarker is doing and I love the idea of connecting directly […]  More

2007 NFL Draft Live on TSN, this Saturday

TSN introduces Canadians to the future stars of the NFL with live coverage of the 2007 NFL Draft from Radio City Music Hall in New York, this Saturday (April 28) beginning at 12 noon ET. Additional live coverage from Day 1 of the NFL Draft will be available on the TSN alternate feed from 6 […]  More