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ESPN Is the Biggest Winner from NFL’s Mega Media Deals

ESPN emerged as the winner in the NFL’s new TV deals, scoring its first two Super Bowls and flex scheduling for Monday Night Football.

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NFL Locks In $113 Billion for 11-Season Media Rights Deals

The NFL finalized its media rights deals with NBC, CBS, Fox, Disney, and Amazon. The deals will amplify the NFL on streaming services.

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A Race to Redefine How We Watch Sports

Apple, Facebook, and Amazon have all invested in building the modern sports fan experience with patents, partnerships, and acquisitions.

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Back To The Future: ESPN Finalizing NHL TV/Digital Deal

ESPN is finalizing a new 7-year media rights deal with the NHL, said sources. The sports network televised live NHL games from 1992-93 through 2003-04 season.

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Amazon Negotiating Exclusive Broadcast Rights to Select NFL Games

Amazon is angling to have exclusive rights to some Thursday Night Football games in its next NFL broadcasting contract.

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Jeff Bezos Linked to Washington Football Team Sales Talk

Bezos’ attorney spoke with Baltimore-based sports investment banking firm Moag & Co., which led the effort to sell shares of the team.

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ESPN Reportedly Shopping X Games

ESPN is reportedly shopping the X Games, the extreme sports franchise it started 25 years ago to draw in younger viewers. The 2021 edition begins today in Aspen. A sale […]

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Video Game Studio Acquisitions Are About To Heat Up

There’s no indication yet which studios might get acquired and by whom, but reports suggest there are plenty of deals in the works.

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Jemele Hill to Launch Podcast Network With Spotify

Former ESPN host Jemele Hill is starting her own podcast network with Spotify, which will produce shows created by and for Black women.

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Amazon Reportedly Seeks Italian Serie A Broadcast Rights

Serie A created a company to handle its media rights and sold 10% to American private equity firms for more than $2 billion.

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