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Sky Sports acquires NCAA College Football, Basketball

Sky Sports has secured the rights for the NCAA College Football through to the end of the 2024/25 season via an agreement with ESPN. The deal means that American Football fans will be able to watch up to three games per week throughout the regular season, from August to December. Sky Sports has access to […]

November 20, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Trail Blazers broadcast AR graphics from handheld camera

disguise, a specialist in real-time visual experiences, has partnered with the Portland Trail Blazers to broadcast augmented reality (AR) graphics created by tracking a handheld camera during a basketball game. The AR graphics bring fans a more in-depth view of the action with live in-game stats. “The NBA has provided live game data for a […]

November 14, 2023

Malta: NBA on Screach

Screenreach, a UK-based technology company, has reached a multiyear agreement with the NBA to broadcast select games from the NBA season live to commercial venues in Malta via its cloud-based Screach platform. In the NBA’s first collaboration of its kind in Europe, Screach will expand its live game offering by making live NBA games available […]

October 19, 2023

Bavarian Basketball Association partners with Pixellot

Pixellot, a provider of AI-automated sports video and data solutions, and the Bavarian Basketball Association (BBV) have announced a partnership whereby Pixellot has been selected as the official AI camera solution for the BBV and will be used across all youth selection teams.  The BBV is the governing body for basketball in the German federal […]

October 19, 2023

ESPN, Patriot League extend content deal

The Patriot League, the collegiate athletic conference, and ESPN have reached a multi-year extension that will keep ESPN+ as the exclusive digital home for live and archived Patriot League sporting events. The sports streaming service will be home to more than 750 annual events, including college football and men’s and women’s basketball and men’s and […]

September 21, 2023

Sky expands British Basketball League deal

Ahead of the 2023/24 season, the British Basketball League has extended its broadcast partnership with Sky Sports to continue to air British Basketball League and Women’s British Basketball League action for the fourth consecutive season. Fans will see one game from the UK game’s top professional league live each week on Sky Sports’ linear and […]

September 13, 2023

Season 2 of Harlem Globetrotters: Play it Forward premieres Oct 7 on NBC

Season 2 of the Emmy nominated series Harlem Globetrotters: Play It Forward premieres on NBC on October 7th with a Telemundo premiere of season 1 of Harlem Globetrotters: Ganando Con La Comunidad on the same day. Both shows are produced in an exclusive partnership with Hearst Media Production Group (HMPG). The 30-minute weekly series, hosted […]

September 12, 2023

Movistar secures EuroLeague Basketball rights

Spanish operator Movistar has acquired the pay-TV rights to EuroLeague Basketball for the next three years. After four years being broadcast by DAZN, the EuroLeague will be now air on Movistar with five matches every week on Movistar Plus (channel 7), Vamos (channel 8), and sports channel 63. With this move, Movistar now has the […]

September 5, 2023From David Del Valle in Madrid

Spain: Basketball World Cup on Gol Mundial

Spanish TV group Mediapro is relaunching OTT service Gol Mundial to stream all matches from the FIBA Basketball World Cup which takes place in the Philipines, Japan and Indonesia starting today (August 25th) until September 10th. Gol Mundial will offer 92 basketball matches – 76 of which are on an exclusive basis, whilst the other […]

August 25, 2023From David Del Valle in Madrid

Magnifi by VideoVerse brings AI-powered capabilities to Vietnam Pro Basketball League

Magnifi by VideoVerse – an AI-driven video technology company and powerful video-editing SaaS platform – has announced the support of the 2023 season of the Vietnam Pro Basketball League (VBA) with AI-powered video highlights of the matches, video on demand and social media features. Magnifi’s offering for the VBA league includes full match highlights and […]

July 20, 2023