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Emmanuel Acho Set To Land Solo Show on Fox Sports

Rising star Emmanuel Acho is poised to land his own solo show at Fox Sports, say sources. He currently co-hosts FS1’s ‘Speak for Yourself.’

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Genius Sports Makes $200M Acquisition

Genius Sports announced Thursday it has acquired Second Spectrum, the official tracking provider of the NBA and MLS for $200 million.

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TNT and ESPN Both Want Wayne Gretzky for NHL Coverage

Both Turner Sports and ESPN are interested in hiring hockey legend Wayne Gretzky as they get ready to split national NHL TV rights.

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Sports Betting Companies Changing Media Landscape

Sports media and sports betting are converging, and it’s impacting the world’s media outlets.

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Sports Betting Giants Invading Sports Media Space

Sports betting and sports media are converging. FanDuel is on the prowl for new companies to acquire and marquee media talents to hire.

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Google Partners With WNBA, ESPN In Multi-Year Deal

The WNBA and ESPN announced a three-year partnership with Google on Monday, joining only Nike, Deloitte, and AT&T as a WNBA Changemaker.

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Disney TV Networks Cashing In On Strong NFL Draft Ad Sales

Disney is poised to cash in with 2021 NFL Draft, attracting over 100 advertisers and 40 new brands over 3 days of coverage on ABC and ESPN.

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Pro Fighting League Adds Famous Investors

Marshawn Lynch’s portfolio expanded again Thursday. “Beast Mode” has taken a stake in the Professional Fighters League, executives for the MMA company told Front Office Sports.  The five-time Pro Bowl […]

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Virtual Lessons Learned for NFL Draft

We may not see Bill Belichick’s dog again. But the TV networks covering this week’s 2021 NFL Draft will retain many of the remote touches that charmed viewers during last year’s ‘virtual’ draft.

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Turner Scores Secondary NHL Package

Turner has skated its way into serving as the NHL’s second national broadcast partner after securing a seven-year, $1.57 billion rights deal.

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