SXsports

Monday Jul 27th, 2015

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver Announced as 2016 SXsports Featured Speaker

Written by Andrew McNeill

SXsports returns for Year 3 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Austin from Friday, March 11 through Sunday, March 13, 2016. The competition for the places in the starting lineup is well underway with killer session ideas entered into the SXSW PanelPicker, but we’re ecstatic to kick off...

Tuesday Jun 16th, 2015

Game-on for SXsports 2016! Send Us Your Sports-related PanelPicker Proposal

Written by Andrew McNeill

It feels like the dust just settled on SXsports 2015, but as with all off-seasons, they come and go much quicker than you expect (see you soon, Premier League). Preseason for SXsports 2016 is just around the corner with the launch of the SXSW PanelPicker on Monday, June...

Thursday Mar 5th, 2015

SXsports Session Warmup: Fantasy Sports: Changing the Fan Experience Daily

Written by Brad Wolff

The current generation of sports fans is experiencing what happens on the field or court in a whole new light thanks to the innovation in fantasy sports. The casual week-by-week fantasy football league has been transformed thanks to companies like FanDuel, who have made every day another day to...

Tuesday Mar 3rd, 2015

Convergence Spotlight: Interactive + Film

Written by Brad Wolff

SXSW Convergence Programming runs throughout the festival, and encompasses the best of the intersection between the core aspects of Music, Film and Interactive. With many sessions and events open to all badge types, Convergence Programming is a great opportunity to mingle with those of different fields as you enjoy...

Thursday Feb 26th, 2015

SXsports Warmup - The Basketball Tournament: A New Model for Sports?

Written by Brad Wolff

On this week’s SXsports Session Warmup, we spoke to Luke Bonner, former professional basketball player and SXSW veteran. Bonner discussed his overseas basketball career, his post-basketball life, what he expects from SXsports, and, of course, his panel at SXsports 2015.

In his session The Basketball Tournament: A New...

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