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NBC Sports Returns to the Great Outdoors for NHL Stadium Series at Air Force’s Falcon Stadium

The Peacock is back out in the wild this weekend: NBC Sports Network will cover its second outdoor NHL hockey game in as many months. The NHL Stadium Series will offer the Colorado Avalanche against the L.A. Kings at U.S. Air Force Academy’s Falcon Stadium in Colorado Springs, CO, on Saturday night, and NBC is […]  More

Live From Daytona 500: Fox Sports Stresses Audio From the Loudest Sport on Earth

The Daytona 500 hits the track on Sunday, four years after the opening of Daytona Rising, NASCAR’s $400 million reimagining of what a stock-car racing venue can look like. When the fans aren’t in the Daytona International Speedway’s 101,500 seats, they can enjoy a level of fan engagement that Fireball Roberts and Junior Johnson never […]  More

Overwatch League Launches Home-and-Away Era With Opening Homestands in NYC, Arlington

Last weekend, more than three years of development by Blizzard Entertainment culminated in the Overwatch League’s (OWL’s) first pair of homestands, in New York City and Arlington, TX. Now in its third season, the esports league had planned from the beginning to transition from a central venue (previously, Blizzard Arena in Burbank, CA) to a […]  More

Super Bowl LIV: Inside the Revolutionary ‘NFL 100 All-Time Team’ Mixed-Reality Pregame Presentation

All season long, the NFL had been teasing the reveal of the NFL 100 All-Time Team on Super Bowl Sunday. When the time finally came to unveil the 100 players and 10 coaches during the Super Bowl LIV pregame festivities, more than 100 million fans watching at home and the thousands at Hard Rock Stadium […]  More

Entry Window for 2020 SVG College Sports Media Awards Opens Feb. 14; Introducing Reformatted Short-Form Category

This week, the entry window for the 12th-annual SVG College Sports Media Awards in association with NACDA (CSMAs) will open, and the competition to take home college-sports video’s most prestigious awards will be on! The Sports Video Group (SVG) and the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) will begin accepting entries on Feb. […]  More

Audio-Technica Extends 600 MHz Rebate Program

Audio-Technica has extended its existing trade-in program for 600 MHz wireless systems through July 13. This initiative was designed to provide options for end users as the industry transitions away from wireless systems operating in the 600 MHz band (614-698 MHz), a move mandated by law as a result of the ongoing FCC wireless-spectrum reallocation. […]  More

Ratings Roundup: ABC/ESPN, Fox Hover Around 3.0 for XFL Week 1; Super Bowl LIV Gets Extra Push With Out-of-Home Viewing

Ratings roundup is a rundown of rating news from the past week and is derived from press releases and reports around the industry. In this week’s edition, XFL starts out of the gate hot on ESPN and Fox, out-of-home provides a significant lift for Super Bowl LIV, 2020 Fox NASCAR Season gets off to fast […]  More

The SVG Podcast: The Move to IP — War Stories From the Front Lines

The transition to IP is one of the greatest challenges the sports-video industry has ever faced, and every organization that has made the move from SDI to IP has battle scars that are still healing. We’ll take a closeup look at a few real-world scenarios, how the problems were solved, and what steps can be […]  More

NBC Sports Bay Area To Launch ‘SplitKast’ Remote Productions for SF Giants Road Games

NBC Sports Bay Area is going remote for its San Francisco Giants coverage this year: the regional sports network has announced plans to produce a “SplitKast” for 22 NL West road games next season. During these first-of-its-kind MLB broadcasts, color commentator Mike Krukow will join his longtime partner, and play-by-play announcer Duane Kuiper, via live remote […]  More