Direct Sports Network

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Direct Sports Network
FoundedIrvine, California
FounderRichard Gillam
HeadquartersIrvine, California
Key people
Richard Gillam (CEO)

Direct Sports Network or DSN (formerly DeskSite) is a digital media company based in Irvine, California. The company distributes sports programming with a focus on team-produced content. The network consists of individual team-specific apps (referred to as ‘DeskSites’), as well as a general 'Sports' app with individual teams aggregated together, in a Netflix-like ecosystem.


DSN operates an Ad-supported Video on Demand system (AVOD) [1] through a network of branded sports apps on myriad platforms. TV commercials from national advertisers are periodically inserted into premium sports content. The various apps (DeskSites) are both free to install and access.


DSN programming primarily consists of platform-exclusive content supplied by individual sports teams, complemented with original programming segments produced inhouse in cooperation with various content partners.

Content Partners[edit]

Major League Soccer[edit]

Colorado Rapids,[2] Houston Dynamo,[3] Los Angeles Galaxy,[4] and Seattle Sounders.[5]


Leaguewide NASCAR,[6] content library; promotion sample.[7]

National Football League[edit]

Denver Broncos,[8] Baltimore Ravens,[9] Buffalo Bills,[10] Chicago Bears,[11] Cleveland Browns,[12] Dallas Cowboys,[13] Indianapolis Colts,[14] Los Angeles Rams,[15] Miami Dolphins,[16] New England Patriots,[17] Oakland Raiders,[18] Pittsburgh Steelers,[19] and San Francisco 49ers.[20] New York Jets,[21] Detroit Lions,[22] Cincinnati Bengals,[23] Jacksonville Jaguars,[24] New York Jets,[21] New Orleans Saints,[25] Houston Texans,[26]

National Hockey League[edit]

Boston Bruins,[27] Buffalo Sabres,[28] Colorado Avalanche,[29] Columbus Blue Jackets,[30] Dallas Stars,[31] Detroit Red Wings,[32] New Jersey Devils,[33] Philadelphia Flyers,[34] Pittsburgh Penguins,[35] San Jose Sharks,[36] Washington Capitals.[37] New York Islanders,[38]


Available on Amazon’s Fire TV, Roku, Apple TV, select Smart TVs, iPads, as well as Windows & Mac desktops, laptops, and tablets.

Corporate Affairs[edit]


Peter Farrelly, Sid Ganis, Mark Handler, Erwin Raphael, and Leigh Steinberg.[39]


Richard Gillam, CEO.


Irvine, California.


  1. ^ OCBJ, Business
  2. ^ Rapids Website Announcement
  3. ^ Our Sports Central Announcement
  4. ^ LA Business Journal Announcement
  5. ^ Sport Techie Announcement
  6. ^ NASCAR Announcement
  7. ^ Forbes Announcement
  8. ^ Denver Post Announcement
  9. ^ Russel Street Report Announcement
  10. ^ Buffalo Business First Announcement
  11. ^ SportsPro Announcement
  12. ^ Crain's Cleveland Business Journal Announcement
  13. ^ The Post Game Announcement
  14. ^ Indianapolis Business Journal Announcement
  15. ^ Rams Website Announcement
  16. ^ Phin Phanatic Announcement
  17. ^ Video Ink Announcement
  18. ^ Raider Take Announcement
  19. ^ Steelers Website Announcement
  20. ^ Cision PR Newswire Announcement
  21. ^ a b Jets Unveil Announcement
  22. ^ Detroit Lions Announcement
  23. ^ Cincinnati Bengals Announcement
  24. ^ Jaguars Announcement
  25. ^ New Orleans Saints Announcement
  26. ^ Houston Texans Announcement
  27. ^ Cision PR Newswire Announcement
  28. ^ Buffalo Business First Announcement
  29. ^ Avalanche Website Announcement
  30. ^ Columbus Business First Announcement
  31. ^ Rapid TV News Announcement
  32. ^ Tech Century Announcement
  33. ^ Washington Business Journal Announcement
  34. ^ Cision PR Newswire Announcement
  35. ^ Cision PR Newswire Announcement
  36. ^ Sharks Website Announcement
  37. ^ Capitals Website Announcement
  38. ^ New York Islanders Announcement
  39. ^ Bloomberg Business Board Members

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