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Saturday, May 18, 2024

Potential Major Media Merger Could Rock Sports World

  • Warner Bros. Discovery is in talks to merge with Paramount.
  • The two companies could combine NFL and NBA rights, along with March Madness.
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Warner Bros. Discovery is in talks with Paramount about a merger. A combined entity could bring together NFL and NBA rights, and unite the companies that collaborate around March Madness. However, WBD could pivot to Comcast, and any deal would attract ample regulator scrutiny.

Plus, we look at FC Barcelona taking desperate measures to address its dire finances, the top female athlete earners, and Florida State potentially ramping up its efforts to leave the ACC.

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