Turner Sports’ ELEAGUE Inks Exclusive Domestic-TV-Rights Deal for EA Sports FIFA 20 Events

Turner Sports’ ELEAGUE is getting into FIFA esports in a big way, inking a deal with Electronic Arts to produce a new episodic series on TBS — dubbed “EA Sports FIFA 20 Global Series on the Road to the FIFA eWorld Cup 2020” — and three EA Sports FIFA 20 Ultimate Team (FUT) Champions Cup […]  More

European Tour’s Vision To Create the Connected Golf Course Through the Internet of Things

Golf’s European Tour is on a path that will see the internet of things (IoT) taking a leading role in how the association transforms the game going forward. The IoT is going to influence the future of the European Tour’s operational side, for broadcasters, for players and referees, as well as for fans on-site and […]  More

From Tea Boy to Chairman: Jeff Foulser on Pushing On and Never Being Satisfied

Sunset+Vine chairman Jeff Foulser has enjoyed a long and illustrious career that began as a young whippersnapper at the age of 18 with a chance game of cricket at London Weekend Television (LWT) and is still going strong at the company he has helped grow from five people to an international sports host broadcaster.  More

Esports Production Summit: Why Pro Leagues, Traditional Sports Make Heavy Investments in Esports

Professional sports leagues from around the globe are embracing the esports revolution by launching their own leagues and teams, as well as partnering with key publishers to develop new initiatives. At the SVG Esports Production Summit, learn about their production strategies and how they differ from other esports formats, as well as how they are […]  More

Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame 2019: Mike ‘Doc’ Emrick, The Voice of American Hockey

SVG is profiling this year’s 10 Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame inductees in the weeks leading up to the ceremony on Dec. 17 at the New York Hilton. For more information, CLICK HERE. Shoveled. Finessed. Pitchforked. Galloped. Waffleboarded. Most great sports announcers have an iconic phrase or two that followers of the game can recite […]  More

SVG Summit 2019: New Sports Graphics & AR Workshop Takes Aim at Betting, Virtual, and More

The SVG Summit will debut a new workshop at this year’s event, introducing the Sports Graphics and AR Workshop on Day 1 of the annual gathering at the New York Midtown Hilton on Dec. 16-17. The Sports Graphics and AR Workshop (Dec. 16 from 1:30 – 4:15 p.m. ET) will feature sessions focused on augmented reality and virtual […]  More

NBC Sports Adds High-Speed Handheld, Specialty Graphics for Marquee NHL Matchup on Wednesday

It may still be early in the NHL season, but it’s going to feel a lot like a night deep in the Stanley Cup Playoffs tonight: NBCSN will carry a doubleheader headlined by a showdown featuring the league’s top two teams and top two individual scorers: David Pastrnak and the Boston Bruins vs. Alex Ovechkin […]  More

Esports Production Summit: The Technology That Makes Major Events Tick

In recent years, no live-production sector has pushed the boundaries of technology more than esports has. In an effort to create a unique fan experience, live-esports producers have embraced a wealth of next-gen technologies and workflows, including AR and virtual graphics, UHD cameras/lenses and in-venue LED displays, cloud- and object-based storage, unique data and stats […]  More

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