The SVG Podcast: NBA’s SVP, Head of Fantasy & Gaming Scott Kaufman-Ross Plus A Look Back at the Return of the NFL

The return of sports has brought with it a resurgence in sports betting. So what efforts are league’s undertaking to tap into this new entertainment resource? We are joined on the program this week by Scott Kaufman-Ross, Senior Vice President, Head of Fantasy and Gaming with the NBA to break down the league’s new alternate-viewing […]  More

SVG TranSPORT 2020: CBS, ESPN, Fox, NBC, and Sinclair Talk Return of Live Sports, Sept. 23-24

After a months-long shutdown, major sports leagues suddenly snapped back into live action over the summer with MLB, NBA, NHL, MLS, WNBA, and others resuming live play for the first time since the pandemic began. At the SVG’s TranSPORT Virtual Series (Sept. 23-24), top transmission leaders from CBS, ESPN, Fox, NBC, and Sinclair provide an […]  More

Sportel Monaco Postponed Until February 22-24, 2021

While travel restrictions and COVID-fears are forcing the cancellation of some the world’s largest trade shows, Monaco Mediax remains on track by postponing its flagship event, Sportel Monaco, which was scheduled to be held in the Principality of Monaco from 26 to 28 October 2020. The internationally renowned convention will now be held from 22 […]  More

Japan’s J Sports Chooses The Switch for Delivery of Major League Baseball, PGA Golf, and WWE Action

The Switch has been chosen by J SPORTS, Japan’s largest sports broadcaster, to deliver live telecasts of major US sports directly from American stadiums and arenas to Japanese screens. The Switch, which is working with J SPORTS for the first time, has installed a permanent transmit path from its New York Network Operations Center (NOC) […]  More

ESPN Collaborates With DJ Khaled for Monday Night Football Music Collaboration

ESPN announced a season-long music collaboration with Grammy Award-winning producer DJ Khaled for Monday Night Football. DJ Khaled – who also announced the news on social media, including a takeover of ESPN’s social accounts – will work with ESPN throughout the season to choose tracks that reflect the energy, intensity, and storylines of select Monday […]  More

CenturyLink Rebrands as Lumen Technologies

CenturyLink has a new brand name purpose. As Lumen Technologies, or simply Lumen, the company will help lead enterprises through the challenges and opportunities of the 4th Industrial Revolution – a time when smart, connective devices are everywhere. Lumen brings a new focus to how it views the marketplace and the world with the purpose […]  More

ESPN Dives Deep Into Sports Betting With Multi-Year Agreements With Caesars Entertainment, DraftKings

ESPN has entered into two separate multi-year agreements with Caesars Entertainment and DraftKings. Both deals include co-exclusive link integrations across ESPN digital platforms connecting fans to sportsbooks from Caesars Entertainment’s sports betting partner, William Hill, and DraftKings. As part of the new agreements, ESPN expands its relationships with both Caesars, as the exclusive odds provider […]  More