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NBA Creates Fan-Voted Player Cam | Hashtag Sports Weekly

January 16, 2019


Different Pace, Same Race

CBS has already made it clear that there will be no sports betting chatter during this year’s Super Bowl broadcast. In contrast, basketball is venturing into the space at a frenetic pace as NBC Sports Washington wants Wiz fans to “Predict the Game” through an innovative and interactive broadcast.

Cloth Talk

The NHL is skating into the data revolution, finally tracking its players/pucks to give fans new ways to engage (from VR to betting). Meanwhile, Twitter is teaming with Turner to introduce a futuristic NBA camera angle that will follow a fan-voted player for the second half of select games.

Fun & Games

Don’t sleep on #NFLTwitter. From the hilarious chronicles of Capt. Andrew Luck (reimagined by ESPN’s notorious graphics team) to the Arizona Kardinals having some fun with their latest hiring, football boasts some amazing content creators worth championing.

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