John Kosner

After Successful Tests, Sports Betting-Driven NBA Telecasts Here To Stay

As the sports world embraces gambling, the NBA could roll out even more betting-focused alternate game telecasts and livestreams next season.

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ABC, ESPN Could ‘MegaCast’ Raiders Vs. Saints in Las Vegas

Circle “Monday Night Football’s” Week 2 telecast during the NFL’s upcoming 2020 season. Not only will it be the Las Vegas Raiders’ first home date, but the September 21 game […]

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Classic Game Replays on Tap As Networks Dig Deep Into Sport Archives

Sports-starved TV viewers have been screaming for networks to replay classic games to fill the void left by the cancellation of virtually all live sports.  Giving those fans their wish, […]

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Suspended Seasons Leave Networks Scrambling To Fill Programming Hours

Alarm. Confusion. Disbelief. Despair. Those were the feelings of TV sports executives Thursday as they scrambled to fill the gaping holes in their programming schedules wrought by the coronavirus on […]

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Why ESPN Bets The House on College Football ‘MegaCast’

Viewers who tune into ESPN’s coverage of the College Football Playoff National Championship between LSU and Clemson on January 13 will have a lot of choices. Fifteen to be exact, […]

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Sports Networks Increasingly Interested in Showing High School Stars

Is high school the next growth area for sports networks? With media rights for pro and college sports costing billions of dollars, media companies are increasingly eyeing relatively inexpensive high […]

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Will Tony Romo Become Biggest Free Agent in TV Sports History?

Tony Romo of CBS Sports could potentially become the most sought-after free agent in sports TV history. With the new 2019 NFL season a week away, talks on a contract […]

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