Recent Posts tagged with basketball

Facebook, USA Basketball Partnered on the Road to Rio

Before winning gold at Rio 2016, the USA men’s and women’s basketball teams played exhibition games in preparation, games that streamed live on Facebook. From July 22 to Aug. 1, Facebook streamed five men’s and four women’s games against international challengers. The games were live-streamed on the NBA and the USA Basketball Facebook pages, as […]  More

ESPN 3D Update: Full Steam Ahead Going Into Augusta

There may not be as much steam behind the 3D sports train as there was two years ago when ESPN 3D was preparing to launch, but, nonetheless, the network remains all-engines-go as it approaches its two-year anniversary in June. Although no official programming lineup has been announced, ESPN 3D has pledged to follow up this […]  More

BSI Provides Wireless Camera Link for Final Four Coverage

For the 2011 Final Four, CBS Sports added several production enhancements, including a wireless handheld camera provided by Broadcast Sports, Inc. (BSI). After successful implementation during the Sweet 16 and Elite 8 games, BSI’s HD Wireless Camera Link made its way to Houston to provide crowd shots and team footage at the Final Four. For […]  More

XOS Digital Hits the Court Running With HD Replay for Basketball

XOS Digital has taken its HD replay system to the basketball court, introducing a system formatted specifically for college basketball. Although XOS already provides standard-definition replay systems to the WAC and Sun Belt and Mid-American conferences, this marks the company’s first foray into HD replay on the court. “We’ve been doing replay in basketball for […]  More

Kitay Productions Adds Sideline Reporter to BU Hockey

When television networks descend on Agganis Arena to cover Boston University hockey and basketball games, they often interview players coming off the ice, or court, between periods. After several years of directing BU’s scoreboard shows, Joel Kitay asked why his production team could not do the same, and broadcast the interviews live on the scoreboard. […]  More

Basketball-in-a-Stadium Is Old Hat for CBS

Capturing the drama of basketball in the sprawling setting of a football stadium may seem like a daunting task, but it is nothing new for CBS Sports. After all, the network is coming off three South Regional NCAA Tournament games at Houston’s Reliant Stadium last week and produced both the 2009 Final Four and the […]  More

Ratings Roundup: CSN Chicago, ESPN Hit New Highs

Comcast SportsNet delivered its highest Blackhawks regular season rating ever last Friday evening (March 5), a 4.35 household rating for its live coverage of the Blackhawks’ home ice battle against the Vancouver Canucks. This is the sixth time this season the Blackhawks have set a new all-time regular season single game ratings record on Comcast SportsNet.  More

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