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Sports Direct content interruption
Posted by Ian Marsman on 01 October 2016 05:38 PM
An issue on one of our servers is interfering with content production for files from Sports Direct. We are working to resolve this. The estimated time to resolve the issue is 2 PM ET.
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TSN's MLB play-by-play testing for week of March 30
Posted by Casey Trauer on 30 March 2015 03:28 PM

TSN will be sending out progressive (aka play-by-play) feed files for the following games this week:

Monday, March 30
Atlanta vs Detroit, 1 p.m. ET
Washington vs. St. Louis, 1 p.m. ET
Miami vs. NY Mets, 1:10 p.m. ET
LA Angels vs. Seattle, 4 p.m. ET
Minnesota vs. Boston, 7 p.m. ET

Tuesday, March 31
Boston vs. Tampa Bay, 1 p.m. ET
NY Yankees vs. Minnesota, 1 p.m. ET
Oakland vs. LA Angels, 4 p.m. ET
Cincinnati vs. Milwaukee, 4 p.m. ET

Wednesday, April 1
Atlanta vs. Philadelphia, 1 p.m. ET
Toronto vs. Boston, 1 p.m. ET
Tampa Bay vs. NY Yankees, 1 p.m. ET
Pittsburgh vs. Baltimore, 7 p.m. ET

Thursday, April 2
NY Mets vs. St. Louis, 12 p.m. ET
NY Yankees vs. Detroit, 1 p.m. ET
Los Angeles vs. LA Angels, 10 p.m. ET


If you have any questions about Spring Training coverage, email us at

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Corrupted NBA boxscore data
Posted by Casey Trauer on 31 December 2014 05:28 PM

The Sports Network inadvertently published old NBA boxscores around 2:47 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 31. These boxscores contained an event ID and season metadata that made it seem as though they were 2014 season boxscores.

Here are the files:

Here are the bogus event keys:

If you are a user of SportsDB, here is a query that will remove the bad data from your database:

We apologize for the error. We have contacted the publisher about the issue, which appears to be due to operator error.

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Buffalo Sabres game postponed
Posted by Casey Trauer on 21 November 2014 05:26 PM
Due to the continuing weather-related difficulties in the Greater Buffalo area and out of respect for the fans of the Sabres, Friday’s game between the New York Rangers and Buffalo Sabres at First Niagara Center, NHL Game No. 291, has been postponed. A makeup date will be announced as soon as it can be confirmed.

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Small change to FSS doc-ids
Posted by Casey Trauer on 06 November 2014 05:29 PM
We are going to be making a small change to file name/doc-ids for the Fantasy Sports Services feeds. These documents begin with a prefix xt.fss and usually have a timestamp embedded. We are going to add seconds values to that timestamp to help distinguish some files that were appearing on the feed with the same document ID. So the file name will be two characters longer than usual. This change will take place for files published on Wednesday, Nov. 12.
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League key and league name change for PGA Tour
Posted by Casey Trauer on 30 October 2014 08:34 PM

The Sports Network has updated its naming convention for the Tour from the Nationwide Tour. XML Team is changing the league key also at this time from to, a change that allows the league key to not change with every sponsorship change. All the new metadata is now reflected on the Showcase inventory site:

The Tour resumes in December with its Q School. 

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