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On the go or in the living room, sports and esports video viewers are some of the most demanding and passionate audiences out there, and streaming is enabling delivery of the biggest games and the smallest leagues alike.

Here you'll find Streaming Media's coverage of the technology and business behind the growing sports and esports streaming market.

The Need for Speed: Demand for Low-Latency Streaming Is High

Low latency video streaming is on everyone's mind, but figuring out the latency your project needs—as well as how to get it—can be a slow process. Let this article be your guide.

7 Steps to Live Stream a Local Sporting Event Like a Pro

In the age of streaming video, as long as you have the right equipment you can live stream just about anything for the world to see. Here's how to make sure remote fans can enjoy every play of the game.

IBC '19: Harmonic Aims to Reinvent Live Sports on Android TV

Partnering with Google and 3SS, Harmonic promises personalized sports viewing experiences that bridge the gap between broadcast and OTT.

For ESPN, it Takes a Army of Producers to Engage Online Fans

The ideal social media producer is a writer, photographer, and videographer all-in-one. ESPN has a team of them working onsite and off for major events.

How Hulu Attracts Sports Fans to Build a Loyal Audience

Many pay TV customers don't believe they can get all the live sports they're used to from an OTT service. Hulu works with top sports talent to get its message out.

SME '19: fuboTV's Geir Magnusson Talks Server-Side Ad Insertion

Streaming Media's Tim Siglin and fuboTV CTO Geir Magnusson discuss SSAI and ad personalization on the show floor at Streaming Media East 2019.

SME '19: RealEyes' David Hassoun Talks Troubleshooting Large-Scale Live Streams

Streaming Media's Tim Siglin and RealEyes CEO David Hassoun discuss large-scale livestream monitoring and analysis on the show floor at Streaming Media East 2019.

DAZN CTO: OTT Will Replace Broadcast TV

In this Streaming Forum keynote preview, DAZN Group CTO Florian Diederichsen talks about the future of OTT and the sport SVOD service's rapid growth: "Our vision is to do for sport what Spotify has done for music and Netflix has done for TV."

SMW '18: JD Fox Talks Making Small-Market Sports Streaming Look Big League

Streaming Media's Tim Siglin interviews JD Fox, Director of Partnerships and Product Management at PrestoSports, at Sports Streaming Summit and Streaming Media West 2018.

SMW '18: Cisco's Sangeeta Ramakrishnan Talks Machine Learning and eSports

Streaming Media's Tim Siglin interviews Cisco Distinguished Engineer Sangeeta Ramakrishnan at Streaming Media West 2018.

Sports Streaming Summit Now a Part of Streaming Media West 2018

Live sport video is exploding online, and the Sports Streaming Summit will be the best place for leagues, teams, and producers to share knowledge and do some networking.

Multicam Sports Webcasting With NDI and the TriCaster TC1

Here's a look at how 4K-Over-NDI support, hardware-based instant replay, and Skype TX integration can benefit sports broadcasters.