One World Sports to Stream Asian World Cup Qualifiers

ONE World Sports will offer exclusive, live coverage of the World Cup Asian qualifiers nationwide on three separate days of competition in June with a special broadband preview of the network. By providing free streaming, ONE World Sports enables 81 million broadband households and the rapidly growing number of sports fans watching content on mobile […]  More

FutureSPORT: When Will 4K Hit the Living Room?

While much of the hype surrounding live-4K-production technology has focused on image capture, the biggest questions remain on the distribution end. 4K cameras are increasingly being used in HD productions to create ultra-hi-res replays, but producing a full 4K telecast and delivering it to the home is still likely years away. When that will happen […]  More

Venue News: Vikings Reveal Stadium Design; 49ers Secure West Coast’s Biggest Naming-Rights Deal

Compiled by Karen Hogan, Associate Editor, Sports Video Group The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority (MSFA), the Minnesota Vikings, and HKS Sports & Entertainment Group together unveiled the design of the Vikings’ new multi-purpose stadium Monday evening in Minneapolis, a major milestone in getting the $975 million stadium built on time and on budget. The design package […]  More

Venue News: Dolphins Fail to Get Public Funding for Stadium Renovation; Warriors Release Designs for Proposed Arena

Compiled by Karen Hogan, Associate Editor, Sports Video Group A proposal by the Miami Dolphins to use taxpayer money to help finance an upgrade of the NFL team’s stadium failed on Friday to win broad support among Florida state lawmakers, dealing a potential blow to Miami’s bid to host the 2016 Super Bowl. The Dolphins, […]  More

Behind the Mic: McCarver to Step Down as Fox’s Lead MLB Anaylst; ESPN Re-Ups Rick Reilly, Barry Larkin

Legendary MLB television analyst Tim McCarver announced Wednesday that he is stepping down from his lead MLB on FOX position upon conclusion of this season’s World Series. McCarver has worked 28 consecutive MLB postseasons on network television dating back to 1984, providing analysis for a record 23 World Series and 20 All-Star Games.  He earned […]  More

Fox Sports Goes Public With Plans for FS1 Cable Network, Expects to Expand Production Facilities

Fox Sports Media Group made the worst-kept secret in sports television public today at a star-studded press conference in New York, announcing its plans to launch a national cable sports network in August, dubbed Fox Sports 1. Fox’s Speed network will officially relaunch as FS1 on Saturday Aug. 17, complete with its own 24-hour news […]  More

Univision Deportes, ESPN Sign Agreement to Increase Reach of Mexican Soccer in the U.S.

Univision Deportes, the sports arm of Univision Communications Inc., and ESPN, have formalized an alliance to increase the reach of the Mexican National Soccer Team (nicknamed “El Tri”) in the U.S. The agreement grants ESPN’s English-language networks and digital platforms the media rights to Mexico’s home FIFA World Cup qualifying matches and international friendlies. The […]  More

IBC 2012: What to Expect in Brazil: An Inside Look at 2014 World Cup With FIFA, HBS, Sony, and TV Globo

With the London Olympic Games now in the books, the next gargantuan sports production undertaking on the horizon is the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. At IBC2012 on Saturday, leaders from FIFA, Host Broadcast Services (HBS), Sony, and TV Globo took the stage during a conference session moderated by SVG’s Ken Kerschbaumer to give […]  More

ONE World Sports Readies for Asian Soccer with ONE CONNXT

ONE World Sports (OWS) is gearing up for the return of action-packed elite Asian soccer this September. After taking a brief hiatus for the London Summer Olympics, Asia’s best players will again take to the pitch for a series of competitive AFC Champions League and World Cup 2014 qualifying matches, available exclusively on OWS. ONE […]  More

ESPN Takes to the Skies — and the Pipes — at US Open

When it comes to nature’s fury at the US Open, ESPN VP of Event Productions Jamie Reynolds has seen it all: hurricanes, tropical storms, hail, and, yes, even earthquakes. So, as the remnants of Hurricane Isaac hit the USTA Billie Jean King Tennis Center this week, it’s just another day at the office for Reynolds […]  More

IBC Puts Emphasis on Sports With Saturday Conference Sessions

With the London Olympic Games now in the rear-view mirror and the 2014 FIFA World Cup on the horizon, sports content is the at technical, economic, and creative epicenter of the broadcast industry. With that in mind, this year’s IBC in Amsterdam will feature a variety of sessions on Sept. 8 that address the latest developments in […]  More

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