Campus Clips: Pac-12 Breaks Ground on San Fran Studios; UPenn Partners with NeuLion

Pac-12 Enterprises has officially begun construction on the Pac-12 Studios, its soon-to-be headquarters in downtown San Francisco. The project is scheduled to be completed in the summer. Located at 370 Third Street in the technology-rich SOMA district, the Pac-12 Studios will serve as the headquarters and operations hub for the new Pac-12 Networks, the Pac-12 Digital Network and Pac-12 Properties, the sponsorship, licensing and events management arm for the Conference…

…NeuLion and University of Pennsylvania Athletics signed a multi-year partnership extension with new digital, mobile and ticketing experiences for this coming year. Working with NeuLion since 2003, Penn Athletics has experienced significant growth in both their digital and ticketing businesses. Most notably, over the past three years, subscription revenue has cumulatively grown 260% and online ticket sales have experienced annual growth upwards of 40% for Penn related athletic events. NeuLion is a technology service provider that specializes in delivering live and on-demand content to any Internet-enabled device…

…Nearly 7,000 fans joined former Arkansas head basketball coach Nolan Richardson, 19 former players and coaches, and the current Razorback basketball team for the world premiere of the ESPN Film 40 Minutes of Hell at Bud Walton Arena on Saturday. The third installment of the SEC Storied series was shown for the first time following Arkansas’ basketball game against South Carolina on the arena video boards. The 48-minute film featured the life of Richardson, including the ups and downs of 17-year tenure at the University of Arkansas. Richardson led the Razorbacks to 389 wins, three Final Fours and the 1994 NCAA Championship. The film was produced by the NASCAR Media Group including director Kenan Harris-Holley…

…On Sunday, a men’s lacrosse team took the field for the first time for the University of Michigan. The New York Times analyzes what the Wolverines addition of the sport will do for the game’s national exposure…

…The media room at the Ted Constant Convocation Center at Old Dominion University was named in honor of long-time sports information director Carol R. Hudson on Feb. 11, following a generous gift of $50,000 to the Old Dominion Athletic Foundation from his long-time friend Ken Samet. Hudson has been the SID for 28 years at ODU and was promoted to Assistant Athletic Director for Communications last year.