FOX Opens new tech drive

FOX Opens new tech drive

FOX Sports detailed its production and tech plans for the US Open this month, lining up an expanded use of augmented reality as well as its shot-tracing technology from June 15-18 on FOX, FS1, FOX Deportes and FOX Sports GO. Augmented reality will be bolstered by a 75-foot Strada Camera Crane, enabling graphic elements to […]

Why Whistle works

Why Whistle works (Facebook)

Whistle Sports’ mantra of creating, curating and delivering sports content for fans and brands continues to shore up numbers and position the company as a leader in how millennials are consuming content. Since formally launching in 2014, the company has now built a community that tallies over 350 million aggregate subscribers, fans and followers while […]

Warriors win drives ABC

Warriors drive ABC  (Facebook)

Chapter three of the Warriors/Cavaliers battle at the NBA Finals opened the series with a 12.4 metered market rating, down from last year but marking the third-highest NBA Finals Game 1 ever on ABC, topped only by their two previous meetings, according to Nielsen. The matchup set several ESPN NBA Finals Game 1 streaming records […]

NBC produces hot ice

NBC produces hot ice

Game 2 of the 2017 Stanley Cup Final on NBCSN, saw the Penguins’ win generate an average Total Audience Delivery of 3.278 million viewers for a markup of 27% over. last year’s Game 2, according to Nielsen. The contest now ranks as the second-most watched Stanley Cup Final Game 2 on cable since 2002 and […]

CBS gets Tough

CBS gets Tough

CBS Sports is partnering with Tough Mudder to expand their multi-year media partnership to debut all Tough Mudder programming on CBS with encore presentations of the shows running on CBS Sports Network in prime time. Overall, CBS will broadcast seven shows this year starting July 22 and features the launch of the new sports event, […]

USA Swimming’s Peacock plunge

USA Swimming’s Peacock plunge

USA Swimming is diving into a new agreement with NBC Sports Group, handing them exclusive television and digital streaming rights through 2024. The deal will see NBC Sports Group present extensive annual coverage of the six-stop arena Pro Swim Series, Phillips 66 USA Swimming National Championships and Winter National Championships, as well as the Pan […]

FOX’s college course

FOX's college course (Facebook)

FOX Sports carved up its fall college football buffet plans, with the new season anchored by games from the Big Ten, Big 12 and Pac-12 conferences with battles that include Ohio State/Michigan (Nov. 25), Texas/USC (Sept. 16) and Oklahoma/Oklahoma State (Nov. 4), as well as the Big Ten and Big 12 championship games. “By adding […]

NBC’s Cup overfloweth

NHL talks digital fruits (Facebook - Pittsburgh Penguins)

Game 1 of the 2017 Stanley Cup Final on Sunday night gave NBC a year-over-year spike, as the Penguins victory drew an average Total Audience Delivery of 5.038 million viewers, up 22% over last year’s Game 1. That marks the third-most watched Game 1 since NBC Sports began televising the Stanley Cup Final in 2006. […]

Whistle’s Nitro boost

Whistle's Nitro boost

Whistle Sports is adding Nitro Circus to its roster, partnering to create and distribute long- and short-form content throughout Whistle Sports’ network of 350 million fans and followers across social platforms. Through the agreement, Nitro Circus will also facilitate opportunities for Whistle Sports creators to attend and produce content at Nitro events around the world. […]

ESPN’s Chip shot

ESPN's Chip shot (Facebook)

ESPN recruited former head coach Chip Kelly to the company under a multiyear deal as a studio analyst, predominantly working college football pre-games, halftimes and studio wraps each Saturday on ESPN2 as well as appearing on SportsCenter on Fridays and Sundays to offer insight to college and NFL games. “Chip is one of the most […]