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Live From MLB All-Star 2021: ESPN Enhances Statcast AR Graphics for Home Run Derby, Produces Draft From Coors Field

Denver’s Coors Field is a power hitter’s heaven, and, for batted balls flying all over the place during tonight’s Home Run Derby, ESPN will showcase this year’s Statcast-driven alternative broadcast with reimagined on-air elements and other real-time augmented-reality (AR) overlays on ESPN2. Yesterday, the broadcaster highlighted its MLB Draft coverage with a remote production from […]  More

Live From MLB All-Star 2021: ESPN’s Phil Orlins on the Graphics Powering the Home Run Derby

Denver’s Coors Field is a power hitter’s heaven, and, for batted balls flying all over the place during the Home Run Derby, ESPN will showcase this year’s Statcast-driven alternative broadcast with reimagined on-air elements and other real-time augmented-reality (AR) overlays on ESPN2. ESPN Senior Coordinating Producer Phil Orlins chats with SVG’s Kristian Hernandez about the […]  More

Live From MLB All-Star 2021: ESPN’s Cindy Pennington Breaks Down the Operational Challenges in Denver

ESPN’s back on site at the 2021 MLB All-Star Game with a sizable presence in and around the ballpark. With a new take on the MLB Draft and the crown jewel that is the MLB Home Run Derby, this year’s operational efforts are tremendous. ESPN Project Manager Cindy Pennington divulges the planning that went into […]  More

Live From MLB All-Star 2021: MLB Network Covers Pregame Festivities, Player Personalities on Purple Carpet at McGregor Square

When the Midsummer Classic hits the streets of Denver, it’s only appropriate to dive headfirst into the fanbase’s connection with the professional game. Coors Field has become synonymous with the city’s sports scene, and MLB Network’s expansive coverage of the five-day-long festivities will occur within it, outside of it, and near it on a lavender […]  More

Live From MLB All-Star 2021: MLB Network Brings MLB Draft to Denver With Onsite Operations, Remote Support in Secaucus

Since debuting in 2009, MLB Network’s broadcast center in Secaucus, NJ, has served as the home of the MLB Draft. After a trying year that saw the league’s inaugural virtual Draft, MLB Network is celebrating the first-ever production of this event during All-Star festivities within a packed onsite production truck, remote workflows from multiple control […]  More

Raycom Sports Launches Origin Sports Network on The Roku Channel in Canada, XUMO in the United States

Origin Sports Network is now live on The Roku Channel in Canada and on XUMO (Ch. 713) in the United States, along with YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Leveraging Raycom’s more than four decades of production expertise, Origin Sports is a 24/7 linear streaming network bringing viewers unique content featuring Hall of Famers, All-Americans, All-Stars, […]  More

The Big Picture: Inside the Shallow–Depth-of-Field Movement and Why It Is Here To Stay

When it comes to live sports production, there are two types of innovations: the ones folks in the business notice and the ones that relatives and friends notice. And when it comes to the latter, it is safe to say that, with the exception of HDTV, nothing has captured the attention of the regular fan […]  More

Behind the Mic: Neil Everett May Be Next to Leave ESPN; Kenny Mayne, Cari Champion To Host Olympics Show on Peacock

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, Neil Everett could be the next big talent to leave ESPN, former ESPNers Kenny Mayne and Cari Champion will host an Olympics show on […]  More

Behind the Mic: NHL on TNT Signs Wayne Gretzky for Studio Analysis; NBC Sports Rolls Out Massive List for Coverage of Tokyo Summer Olympics

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, NHL on TNT grabs The Great One, NBC Sports names their on-air talent for the Summer Olympics in Tokyo, and more.  More

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