Monthly Archives: April 2007

Olympics help lead NBC Sports to top honors at the 28th Annual Sports Emmys

Written on April 30, 2007 at 11:47 pm, by

By Ken Kerschbaumer Coverage of the world’s greatest athletes going for the gold in Torino, Italy last January helped propel NBC to some gold of its own as it picked up nine Emmys at the 28th Annual Sports Emmy Awards at the Rose Hall in Manhattan’s Lincoln Center. ESPN claimed six statues with ABC and […]  More

HBO Productions gears up for big fight

Written on April 30, 2007 at 10:57 am, by

By Andrew Lippe When the Oscar De La Hoya vs. Floyd Mayweather steamrolls its way into MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on May 5 it will be biggest fight the country has seen in years. The set up for the big fight will begin on May 2 when John Micale, HBO Boxing VP […]  More

Gilbert Arenas Named Cover Athlete of EA’s NBA LIVE 08

Written on April 30, 2007 at 10:27 am, by

Washington Wizards All-Star Gilbert Arenas will be the cover athlete and spokesman of EA SPORTS NBA LIVE 08. This season Arenas displayed tremendous determination to emerge as one of the league’s most dangerous offensive players, rising to No. 3 in league scoring and leading the Wizards into the playoffs for the second straight season. NBA […]  More

Comcast to Acquire Cablevision’s Rainbow Media Interest in FSN Bay Area and FSN New England

Written on April 30, 2007 at 10:25 am, by

Cablevision Systems Corporation and Comcast Corporation announced that Comcast will purchase from Cablevision’s programming subsidiary, Rainbow Media Holdings LLC, its 60 percent interest in FSN Bay Area and its 50 percent interest in FSN New England for $570 million in cash. Upon completion of the FSN transactions, Comcast will own 100 percent of FSN New […]  More

“GAME” debuts on ESPN and Star Sports

Written on April 30, 2007 at 10:08 am, by

Electronic Arts and ESPN STAR Sports, Asia’s No.1 sports broadcaster, announced their collaboration to bring “Game”- the first-ever gaming program produced in the region for Pan-Asian audiences. The show debuted on April 18, 2007, exclusively on STAR Sports on the Southeast Asia, Singapore, Asia and Hong Kong networks. The show will also feature on STAR […]  More

Gearhouse adds Campbell to audio team

Written on April 30, 2007 at 9:31 am, by

Gearhouse Broadcast announces its appointment of Sound Engineer Ryan Campbell to their Audio Department. Campbell brings over fourteen years of audio engineering experience including seven years at Channel Nine in Australia. “We are delighted to welcome Ryan with his extensive audio experience and expertise we look forward to new creative ways of working in our […]  More

Akamai enhances managed services offering

Written on April 30, 2007 at 9:27 am, by

Akamai Technologies now offers a series of enhancements to its managed services offering for accelerating Web-based enterprise applications. The company says new features of the Akamai Web Application Accelerator solution include a new service level agreement assuring network availability, enhanced pre-fetching capabilities, strategic global deployments, as well as the addition of real-time application performance reporting. […]  More

NY Times looks at NBA’s coaching technology

Written on April 29, 2007 at 9:37 am, by

The New York Times goes inside the NBA’s statistics and game-break down technologies, focusing on Synergy Sports Technology (a company whose prinicipal investor is Dallas Mavericks’ owner Mark Cuban) and its interaction with the leagues’s digital video archive. “The statistics point you in the right direction,” says David Griffin, the assistant general manager for the […]  More

FSN Bay Area back in NBA playoffs after 13 year absence

Written on April 28, 2007 at 11:22 am, by

By Andrew Lippe This weekend fans will pack the Oracle Arena in Oakland California for Games 3 and 4 of the first round playoff series between the top seeded Dallas Mavericks and the Golden State Warriors. And FSN Bay Area will have its first taste of playoff basketball in 13 years when they broadcast Sunday’s […]  More

Sennheiser taps Scharf for Western Region Market Development Manager, Pro and MI products

Written on April 27, 2007 at 5:25 pm, by

Sennheiser Electronic Corporation has appointed Robby Scharf to the position of Western Region Market Development Manager, Pro and MI products. In his new role, Scharf functions as the key liaison for contractors, consultants, sound hire companies and recording studios to introduce new products, implement training sessions, provide product application expertise, and expand the customer base. […]  More

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