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Coda Octopus Real Time 3D Sonar to Scan San Francisco Bay as Part of All-Star Game Security

Coda Octopus Group, Inc., a world leader in underwater terrorism prevention, announced that it has been invited by the San Francisco Police Department to scan the underwater area adjacent to AT&T Park in San Francisco, CA, as part of the anti-terrorism security effort for baseball’s All-Star game today. According to Sergeant Danny Lopez, Officer in […]  More

NTV-Plus Introduces Russia’s First HDTV Channel Using Omneon Spectrum Media Server System

Omneon Video Networks announced that Russia’s only direct-to-home (DTH) satellite TV system, NTV-Plus, has deployed an Omneon Spectrum media server system to support ingest, storage, and playout for Russia’s first HDTV channel. NTV-Plus offers more than 90 channels, including 15 sports channels and the new HD sports channel. “Omneon interoperability with other critical broadcast systems […]  More

Chyron Delivers High Speed Graphics for 2007 NASCAR on TNT Summer Series

Chyron Corporation has announced that Turner Sports, a division of Turner Broadcasting System and Time Warner, has upgraded 13 of its HyperX, high-performance graphics and playout systems to include HD and Lyric PRO advanced creation software for its 2007 NASCAR on TNT Summer Series. Eight of the systems are based in TNT’s Network Operations Group […]  More

Philadelphia AP sports writer Ralph Bernstein dies at 85

The Associated Press Ralph Bernstein, who peppered coaches and players alike with tough questions for nearly a half-century while covering the Philadelphia sports scene for The Associated Press, has died. He was 85. Bernstein died of cancer on Saturday, his daughter-in-law, Maureen Bernstein, told the AP on Monday. “He was ferocious and he made the […]  More

Jason Spezza Named Cover Athlete for NHL 2K8

2K Sports, the sports publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc., announced that Jason Spezza, first-line center for the Ottawa Senators, has been named cover athlete and official spokesman for NHL 2K8, 2K Sports’ top-rated NHL video game for five years in row. “It’s a great honor to be the NHL 2K8 cover athlete,” said […]  More

Dan Patrick will leave ESPN on Aug. 17 after 18 years on the Network

ESPN.com Dan Patrick is leaving ESPN. Patrick, who has been with the network for 18 years, announced on his radio show Monday that he will appear on air for the last time Aug. 17. Norby Williamson, ESPN executive vice president for production, made a simultaneous announcement. A news release said that the mutual agreement will […]  More

HoopTV.net Teams Up with XOS Network to Stream Exclusive Summer

XOS Technologies, Inc., the leading technology provider for maximizing the value of content, commerce and services for sports organizations and fans, today announced a Network partnership with HoopTV.net, the nation’s leader in revolutionizing grassroots basketball, to stream exclusive live video content from more than 150 tournament games throughout the country and to offer archived footage […]  More

Sports Junkie captures All star weekend fun

PRWEB SportsJunkie.tv Inc., an unprecedented online producer of live sports “fancasts,” announces the launch of an Internet channel at www.sportsjunkie.tv that will be streaming video from the fan’s point-of-view as major sports events unfold, starting with All-Star FanFest in San Francisco. In a live format made possible through a pilot program with MLB.com, the initial […]  More

AirTran Airways Offers Football Fans Chance To Fly with the Georgia Force

AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc., announced the opportunity for football fans to win tickets to see the Georgia Force play in the Arena Football League National Conference championship game in Atlanta on Saturday, July 14 and should the Force win and thereby advance to the Arena Bowl on July 29, the lucky […]  More

MLB launches largest postseason marketing campaign ever at the 2007 All-Star Game

For the first time ever, Major League Baseball (MLB) will launch its postseason marketing campaign in July, during the national broadcast of the 2007 Major League Baseball All-Star Game, July 10th live from AT&T Park in San Francisco. The July date will mark the earliest launch ever for a postseason MLB campaign. The campaign, entitled […]  More