Monthly Archives: August 2017

FloSports Strikes Deal with Conference USA To Air Football Games

Written on August 31, 2017 at 4:44 pm, by

FloSports has announced an agreement with Conference USA to air football games on The partnership includes exclusive live and on-demand coverage of three regular season games featuring the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Western Kentucky (WKU), Eastern Kentucky (EKU), Louisiana Tech, and Rice University.  More

College Football Preview: Fox Sports Coverage Gets Off to Fast Start

Written on August 31, 2017 at 4:27 pm, by

Fox Sports Group is stepping up its college-football efforts in several ways. This season, it will offer games featuring schools in the Big Ten, Big 12, and Pac-12, including classic contests like Ohio State at Michigan, Texas at USC, and Oklahoma at Oklahoma State. Beginning last night, the production team will offer 10 games over […]  More

College Football Preview: Busy Weekend in Atlanta Preps ESPN for the Long Haul to January

Written on August 31, 2017 at 3:00 pm, by

The college-football season kicks off in a big way on ESPN this weekend. After a quick stop-off featuring College GameDay and a “mini” MegaCast in Bloomington, IN, for Ohio State-Indiana, ESPN’s top crews will make their way to Atlanta for an extended stay with a pair of Chick-fil-A Kickoff Games pitting Florida State against Alabama […]  More

ESPN’s Operations Efforts for Season-Opening ‘Mini’ MegaCast Are Anything but Mini

Written on August 31, 2017 at 2:42 pm, by

ESPN has placed its stamp on its coverage of the College Football Playoff over the past few years —and brought a new word into the sports-television lexicon — by offering fans the “MegaCast,” one of the most robust live video-production offerings in the industry. In January, ESPN offered 14 ways to watch the CFP National […]  More

Why Aren’t There More Women Working in Audio?

Written on August 31, 2017 at 2:38 pm, by

That’s the question asked by The Atlantic: Like with many STEM-oriented fields, music production and sound engineering are dominated by men—though that’s very slowly changing. On a hot summer day in Nevada City, California, a group of teenage girls are scattered before a stage in the town’s cultural center. They’re studying an analog soundboard, which is covered […]  More

The CONCACAF Gold Cup Moves Into a New Spectrum Landscape

Written on August 31, 2017 at 1:38 pm, by

The multi-event series illustrates the future complexity of frequency coordination By Dan Daley, Audio Editor, Sports Video Group Last month’s CONCACAF championship series took place at the cusp of the new reality of RF allocation. The Gold Cup, which ran July 7-26 in 14 venues in 13 cities, underscored what frequency coordination is going to be […]  More

BTN Celebrates 10th Anniversary With Increased Commitment to At-Home Production

Written on August 31, 2017 at 1:28 pm, by

This month marks the tenth anniversary of the launch of the Big Ten Network, a pioneering media venture that played a major role in shaping the next decade of sports-video production and distribution. Although it’s a significant milestone worth celebrating, don’t expect the team at BTN to dwell on it too much. They’ve got a […]  More

Daktronics Ready for College Football Kickoff: 61 LED Display Installs at 29 Venues

Written on August 31, 2017 at 1:04 pm, by

Daktronics has worked with 29 colleges and universities to bring a total of 61 LED displays combining for 52,775 square feet to campuses for the 2017 college football season. Colleges including Appalachian State University, University of Cincinnati and West Virginia University will be unveiling new main end zone displays to enhance their fans’ game-day experience.  More

College Football Preview: NBC Sports, Notre Dame Share Resources To Enhance Fan Experience at the Game and at Home

Written on August 31, 2017 at 12:44 pm, by

When the Fighting Irish return to the gridiron this weekend, fans at Notre Dame Stadium and at home will get to watch their team like never before. Following completion of Campus Crossroads Project, the most ambitious building campaign in the school’s history, fans at this Saturday’s home opener against Temple will see Notre Dame’s very […]  More

NBC Sports Gold Launches International Direct-to-Consumer Live Streaming Product for Notre Dame Football

Written on August 31, 2017 at 11:56 am, by

NBC Sports Gold — NBC Sports Digital’s direct-to-consumer live streaming product — is launching an international “Notre Dame Football Season Pass,” giving fans in 13 international countries access to every home game during the 2017 season. The direct-to-consumer pass, powered by NBC Sports’ Playmaker Media, will offer fans abroad coverage of Notre Dame Football home […]  More

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