Amazon snap up more football as Steph Curry comes back to YouTube

The end of another busy week here at Digital Sport with our event in Manchester, which you can here this week’s podcast from (see bottom of this article). But next week promises to be even busier with the Sports Technology Awards taking place at the Roundhouse in London on Thursday 3rd. As a proud Media Partner for the event we’ll be in attendance, so do stop us and say hi either at the Tech Talk or dinner.

Amazon will stream Thursday Night Football for the next two seasons (cnbc.com)

After taking the rights for Thursday night games off Twitter last year, Amazon has managed to secure 2 more seasons through a new deal with the league. One point within the news that almost misses us is that the games will also be available on Amazon’s streaming service Twitch. So you don’t need a subscription to watch if you’re not already on the service.

NBA and Perform Announce Multi-year Digital Media Partnership (performgroup.com)

Perform Group, who have sponsored many of our recent Digital Sport events (most recently in Manchester), have announced a deal to manage the league’s official websites in 15 international markets including Australia, India and Japan.

Welcome to the all new LFCTV GO (liverpoolfc.com)

Liverpool have launched a new and improved service (with first month free!). With the improvement in OTT tech in recent years and heightened expectations from fans. Clubs have so much more available to them in terms of tech and content these days.

NBA Star Steph Curry Relaunches YouTube Channel After Hiatus (sporttechie.com)

Following hot on the footsteps of Rudy Gestede (!), the NBA star has come back after 4 years with a new series called ‘5 minutes at home’. Imagine lots of fans will be keen to tune in but my expectations are going to be pretty low to be honest.

Leaders in Motorsport: Indycar’s CJ O’Donnell on a new car, virtual reality and more (sportspromedia.com)

Indycar’s chief marketing officer, CJ O’Donnell, discusses how the series is constantly jostling for position in a saturated US sports landscape, and explains how the championship is revolutionising the way it is presented.

 

THIS WEEK’S PODCAST…

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