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Behind The Mic: NFL Hall-of-Famer Eric Dickerson Joins Fox Sports; CBS, Fox Unveil 2017 NFL Announce Teams

Behind the Mic provides a roundup of recent news regarding on-air talent, including new deals, departures, and assignments compiled from press releases and reports around the industry. In this week’s edition, Fox Sports has added Pro Football Hall of Famer Eric Dickerson to its roster, CBS Sports and Fox Sports have unveiled their 2017 NFL […]  More

SVG Europe Announces Remote Production Audio Forum for September 14

SVG Europe is delighted to announce that it will host a Remote Production Audio Forum in Amsterdam on the morning of 14 September. The one-hour event – which is sponsored by Calrec – will assess the potential of remote production for streamlining audio workflows, reducing costs, and freeing up OB truck and flyaway space.  More

SVG Sit-Down: NHRA Producer Kymberly Booth Higgs on What Makes Drag Racing a One-of-a Kind Broadcast

In January, when the NHRA named Kymberly Booth Higgs show producer for the 2017 Fox Sports television broadcasts of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, she may have been new to the front bench on this circuit, but she was far from new to the world of auto racing. With two decades of NASCAR, […]  More

NFL Inks Streaming Deal With Tencent to Boost Presence in China

The NFL and Tencent have inked a three-year deal to make Tencent Sports the exclusive live digital streaming media partner of the NFL in China. Under terms of the agreement, Tencent will air live and on-demand select preseason games, all Thursday Night Football, Sunday Night Football and Monday Night Football games, as well as select Sunday afternoon games, the playoffs, the Pro Bowl […]  More

Larry H. Miller S&E Meets Tour of Utah Challenges With RF Assist From 3G Wireless

Few live sports productions are more challenging than cycling. The sheer logistical challenges of broadcasting an event moving across hundreds of miles can be enough to make any coordinating producer break out in a cold sweat. This month, Larry H. Miller Sports and Entertainment pulled off just that feat as they produced the week-long Tour […]  More

The AI Factor: How Artificial Intelligence Could Change the Asset-Management Game

Artificial intelligence and deep learning are gaining momentum in many areas of business, but does AI have a future in asset management? Is it possible that next-gen software will transform and fully automate logging and asset-tagging? At SVG’s 11th-annual Sports Content Management & Storage Forum, representatives from Microsoft, IBM, PGA TOUR Entertainment, and NASCAR Productions […]  More

OCC Provides High-Quality Fiber-Optic Cable for Sports Broadcasters

The Sports Video Group is pleased to welcome Optical Cable Corp. as a corporate sponsor. Founded 35 years ago, OCC sought to build a reputation as pioneers in fiber-optic cable and made a commitment to quality, performance, and service. The company was one of the first fiber-optic–cable manufacturers to provide military-grade tactical cable for field […]  More

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