Weather Channel Launches New App That Utilizes Sportradar Data

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Local Now is the newest local information app from the Weather Channel. The app delivers news, weather, traffic and sports tailored to you and your community. Powered by Sportradar’s real-time data, fans will see Sports Scores, and more, first with Local Now.

This video streaming service allows you to watch anywhere – at home, on the go with both IOS and Android, or at any desktop computer. There are no fees to use Local Now. Start with a 30-day trial, to sample the product before having to use your login credentials, or enter your zip code and search for your current TV provider.

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Catch Sports Utilizes Sportradar’s Real-Time Data

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Our friends at Turner Sports have launched a new app powered by Sportradar data.

Catch Sports is available on iOS and Android devices, along with the Amazon Echo. The applicaiton helps its users more easily navigate the channels and platforms available for live sports coverage across platforms. The app covers TV, streaming, radio and social platforms and also offers scores and alerts during live games.

“As more options become available for fans to consume live sports content, this new product offering will help navigate them to the best experience possible at any moment. We’re excited for the launch of Catch Sports and the opportunity it provides us to build a deeper connection with our fans,” said Lenny Daniels, president of Turner Sports.

Sports covered include the NBA, NHL, NFL, college football and basketball, NASCAR, MLB and professional golf.

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radar360: Week 17 Disruptors

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*All data within Sportradar’s weekly Disruptors series was compiled by utilizing our sports intelligence tool, radar360. The tool allows us to easily compile reports that combine traditional stats like sacks with subjective stats like knock downs and hurries to produce a total pressures metric. This metric allows us to provide analysis on which players and teams are the most disruptive each week.

The Detroit Lions’ Kerry Hyder was the most disruptive defender for the final week of the NFL season. Hyder was unable to bring down the Aaron Rodgers for a sack, but he did cause 6 hurried passes and 1 knock down.

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Radar360 Week 17 NFL Preview

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The insights featured in this post are provided by Sportradar’s NFL Data Research team and our NFL analytics tool, radar360. This NFL analytics tool enables powerful query capabilities and split-second access into rich NFL data sets. With radar360, engaging NFL metrics are at your fingertips with custom report building and an easy-to-use interface. Contact Sportradar’s sales team today to learn more.

 

NFL Week 17 Matchups: Need-To-Know Data

Green Bay (9-6) @ Detroit (9-6)

  • Since the NFL’s divisional realignment in 2002, the Packers have won the NFC North eight times, while Detroit is yet to win the North. The Bears and Vikings have each won the NFC North on three occasions.
  • Green Bay enters the game riding a five-game winning streak, during which Aaron Rodgers has a league leading 119.9 passer rating and 11 touchdowns to zero interceptions.
  • Detroit’s Golden Tate ranks second among all NFL WRs in Yards After Catch with 579 on the year. Only Dolphins WR Jarvis Landry has more (585).
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The Best Is Yet To Come

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Sportradar made waves in sports content, data and technology this year.

While it’s fun to take stock of what was accomplished in 2016, it is even more energizing to think about our future plans.

What can you expect in 2017? In a word … products! Our goal is to rewrite the digital playbook and provide you with an array of options that will allow you differentiate your business from the rest of the market.

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18 New Sports APIs

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New API Products Featuring Over 18 Sports

Sportradar is pleased to announce the availability of an API series designed to complement and expand your coverage of sports. These sports are ideal to position alongside other top tier sports already in use or as standalone products to provide a specific focus to a target audience. 

Covering approximately 500 tournaments, the following sports are available to trial and purchase, effective immediately:

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radar360: Week 16 Disruptors

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*All data within Sportradar’s weekly Disruptors series was compiled by utilizing our sports intelligence tool, radar360. The tool allows us to easily compile reports that combine traditional stats like sacks with subjective stats like knock downs and hurries to produce a total pressures metric. This metric allows us to provide analysis on which players and teams are the most disruptive each week.

Looking at sack totals alone would completely diminish the impact of this week’s leading Disruptors. The Eagles’ Brandon Graham totaled 4 knock downs and 5 hurries, but was held without a sack in the Week 16 win over the Giants. Likewise, Dee Ford notched 3 knock downs, 5 hurries and 0 sacks as the Chiefs’ ended the Broncos playoff hopes.

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