Campus Clips: ACC Digital Network Launches YouTube Channel; iHigh, Appalachian Athletic Conference Create AAC Broadcast Network

Compiled by Brandon Costa, Senior Editor, SVG

The ACC Digital Network has launched a new channel on YouTube where it plans to deliver live and on-demand videos. The deal between YouTube and a major college conference is the first of its kind. As part of the deal, the ACC Digital Network will stream 20 live “Olympic sports” events this fall. A schedule is expected to be released in the coming weeks…

…iHigh.com and the Appalachian Athletic Conference (AAC) have partnered to create the AAC Broadcast Network. Through the use of iHigh’s platform the AAC and its 11 member schools will have the ability to broadcast their events to fans online – including broadcasting to mobile devices. The AAC Broadcast Network website will include live and archived broadcasts, videos, photos and articles from member AAC institutions…

…With an inaugural football program on the way and a brand new stadium being built, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte has partnered with IMG College in a broad multimedia rights and sponsorship partnership. Under the terms of the 10-year agreement, IMG College will manage and market all rights associated with Charlotte 49ers Athletics advertising and sponsorship inventory including radio advertising, official athletic website, venue signage, public address announcements, video boards, game programs, event promotions, and hospitality at athletic events…

…NCAA president Mark Emmert officially announced the sanctions levied against Penn State University and its football program following the release of last week’s Freeh Report on the Jerry Sandusky scandal. Among the punishments include a $60 million fine, a four-year bowl ban, significant scholarship reductions, vacation of all wins dating back to 1998, and five years probation. Emmert’s press conference was carried by numberous sports and news organizations including ESPN, BTN, and MSNBC.