Quote of the Day

"Was the plane request real?"
-- CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin, asking NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell about reports he wanted the use of a private plane for life in his new contract. ("Squawk Box," CNBC, 12/11)
Monday December 11, 2017 Vol. 24 — No. 65 Print This Issue

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  • Staying Connected

    Verizon, an NFL partner since ’10, will sell some in-game ad inventory on its platforms

    The NFL and Verizon have signed a five-year deal that will see the wireless communications outfit stream in-market and national NFL games via digital and mobile platforms starting next month. Sources said that the media rights and sponsorship deal is worth an average of close to $500M per year, an increase that nearly doubles the $250M per year Verizon is paying as part of its current four-year deal . The biggest part of that increase comes from an increase in media-rights fees, rather than sponsorship revenue, a source said. The NFL has been courting digital media companies for years in the hopes that they will emerge as competitors to traditional TV networks for media rights. The size of Verizon’s increase could be a sign that digi ...

  • A Wing And A Prayer

    Eagles' win over Rams draws season's best overnight rating, but Wentz injury a blow to NFL.

  • The Empire Strikes Back

    Yankess return to big-budget form with trade for MVP Giancarlo Stanton.

  • I'm Looking California

    Shohei Ohtani signing with the Angels marks a huge victory for the franchise.

  • Is Anyone Paying Attention?

    The NFL's concussion protocol is again criticized after Texans' Tom Savage suffers scary hit.

  • Hooked 'Em

    Chris Del Conte taking stellar record from TCU to Austin.

  • We Are The Champions

    Toronto FC's turn from mediocrity to royalty is complete winning its first MLS Cup.

  • No-Huddle Offense

    Browns moved quickly on GM Dorsey with Giants interested.

  • Just Playing Ball

    Adidas money not motivating factor in Derrick Rose's return.

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