Recent Posts by Brandon Costa, Director of Digital

Inside Fox Sports’ upcoming season of 4K HDR distribution for Thursday Night Football

Fox Sports will be distributing this season’s Thursday Night Football NFL package in 4K UHD and HDR. Beginning with this Thursday’s matchup between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field, Fox Sports’ production and operations team will produce TNF games in 1080p/High Dynamic Range (HDR) and upconvert the image from there […]  More

NFL boosts partnership with Sportradar to reach into the future of betting

The National Football League (NFL) has expanded its partnership with the sports data company Sportradar. The broadened deal gives Sportradar exclusivity to license the distribution of NFL official league data and content, most notably allowing the sending of real-time official play-by-play data and NGS data to sports betting operators in the US and internationally where […]  More

Twitter releases video-clipping tool LiveCut: What does it mean for sports video professionals?

Twitter grabbed the attention of many in the content creation game last week with the announcement of a new live video editing and distribution tool, LiveCut. The cloud-based web application allows quick editing and sharing of video highlights of a live stream occurring from one’s own Twitter account. It’s a move that the social media […]  More

Coming of age: NBA 2K League becomes hotbed of production experimentation in just its second season

eSports is many things: lucrative, polarising, intriguing and even (at times) surprising. From a broadcast standpoint, eSports represents a whole new world of production experimentation. What makes for a good viewing product? How can this be different and (in some ways) better than watching traditional sports? It’s that exciting prospect that enticed Matt Arden, executive […]  More

DAZN dials up production effort for latest marquee Alvarez fight night

DAZN, the subscription-based live-streaming service, is building its reputation in the US as the home for fight sports, with more than 100 nights’ worth of fight cards throughout the year. However, it’s obvious how important a night like Saturday 4 May was for the breakthrough platform when its crown jewel, boxer Canelo Alvarez, entered the […]  More

FanDuel to become first in US to offer live streaming of matches within its betting app

FanDuel Group appears set to become the first US sports betting service to offer video streaming of live sporting events within a sports betting app. In an extension of its partnership with Sportradar, the global provider of sports data and content, FanDuel is taking the unique first step of marrying live video and betting odds […]  More

NAB 2019 Reflections: Endeavor Streaming’s Phil Green on how the new company Is continuing to shape its identity

It’s been only just over a year since Endeavor acquired the streaming technology outfit NeuLion for $250 million, and it’s only been three months (January of this year), that the result of that purchase – the launch of Endeavor Streaming – became official. So, needless to say, the industry is still getting a feel for […]  More