VR Focus: BT Sport Giving Away Google Cardboard Headsets For UEFA Final

In case you were wondering if Google Cardboard is dead… no. VRFocus: BT Sport Giving Away Google Cardboard Headsets For UEFA Final. “To tie in to the upcoming final of the UEFA Champions League, sports broadcaster BT Sport are giving away branded Google Cardboard headsets to football fans so they can enjoy the 360-degree Football final. As reported previously, the UEFA Champions League final will be available to view in 360-degrees through a YouTube livestream or the BT Sport virtual reality (VR) app. BT Sport will be filming the match between Real Madric and Juventus with 360-degree cameras and broadcasting live.”

Help Build An Online Archive of Fishing Stories

Want to help someone build a digital archive of fishing stories? Here ya go. “South Dakota resident Buddy Seiner wants to hear your fishing stories. More accurately, he wants to record them for generations to come. Seiner is working on the first online archive for audio fishing stories. The project, called Fish Stories, will help anglers share their fishing tales, reports, favorite moments and memories, all while preserving their fishing legacies for future generations.”

Yahoo Sports Announces Live Show Coverage for the NFL Draft (Yahoo)

Yahoo: Yahoo Sports Announces Live Show Coverage for the NFL Draft. “On Thursday, April 27 beginning at 8pm ET, the Yahoo Sports team will air a live show covering the NFL Draft. Host Mike Hill will be joined by Charles Robinson, Pat Forde, Tank Williams, Brad Evans, Brandon Funston and former Super Bowl champion Tony Siragusa in our New York City studios along with live reports and interviews from Eric Edholm with the draft’s top prospects from Philadelphia.”

Current E: New Motorsport Image Archive Launched by Spacesuit

Current E: New Motorsport Image Archive Launched by Spacesuit. “Current E’s photographic partner Spacesuit Media has launched a new image archive today. Thousands of photos are available initially, with editorial use offered free of charge…. Historic material from the Spacesuit Media archives will be added to Spacesuit Collections in the near future, including photographs from every single race in the FIA Formula E series since the sport’s inception, the VBB3 electric land speed world record and the past two Le Mans 24-hour races.”

Recode: Twitter lost its NFL streaming deal but says it’s still committed to live TV

Recode: Twitter lost its NFL streaming deal but says it’s still committed to live TV. “Twitter will not stream the National Football League’s “Thursday Night Football” games this fall — Amazon will instead, announcing a new $50 million deal with the league late Tuesday night. That’s bad news for Twitter. Not necessarily because those NFL streams drove a lot of new users (they didn’t) or generated a lot of money (they didn’t), but because that NFL partnership was the cornerstone of Twitter’s livestreaming video strategy that it has been pushing to investors for almost a year.”