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Sean Payton Negotiating With Fox Sports

Sean Payton is in negotiations to potentially succeed Troy Aikman as Fox Sports’ No. 1 NFL game analyst alongside Joe Buck.

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PFL Strikes International Media Rights Deal with DirecTV

The Professional Fighters League, a season-based MMA organization, is expanding its reach with a multiyear Latin American media rights agreement with DirecTV.

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NBC To Make Big Push For Big Ten Media Rights

“If I’m ESPN or Fox, I’m looking over my shoulder because NBC is going to go hard after the Big Ten,” a source told FOS.

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Highlights Creator WSC Sports Lands $100M Funding Round

Investors appear to be validating the worth of at least one company aimed at providing solutions to the changing sports viewership landscape.

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Peyton Manning Producing Netflix Series on Collectibles Boom

Peyton Manning’s Omaha Productions will co-produce a new Netflix series about collectibles king Ken Goldin.

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Disney Beats Expectations, Prepares ‘Sunday Ticket’ Bid

Disney brought in $21.8 billion in the fiscal quarter ending Jan. 1. It plans to bid for rights to “NFL Sunday Ticket.”

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TV Networks Already Pursuing Tom Brady

Almost as soon as the gun sounded ending Tom Brady’s playing career, eager TV networks started reaching out to ask if he wants to do TV.

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NCAA Returns to Pre-Pandemic Revenue Levels

After suffering hundreds of millions in losses due to the pandemic, the NCAA appears to have bounced back. 

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Fox Wants To Hire Sean Payton If Troy Aikman Leaves For Amazon

Fox Sports is targeting Saints coach Sean Payton as a possible TV partner for Joe Buck if Troy Aikman leaves for Amazon, sources tell FOS.

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Disney to Sell X Games to Phoenix Suns Exec’s Firm

A group led by private equity firms The Najafi Companies and MSP Sports Capital will buy the X Games from Disney-owned ESPN.

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