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Clippers' Ballmer Reportedly Declines Prime Ticket's Extension Offer, Wants OTT NetworkPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 28 / 15
Clippers Owner Steve Ballmer "has turned down" a $60M-a-year offer from FS Prime Ticket for local-TV rights and is instead "forging ahead with a plan to start his own over-the-top streaming network," according to Claire Atkinson of the N.Y. POST. Sources said that if he "follows through on the plan,...
In its ongoing effort to "expand globally," the NFL has inked "several" new TV-rights deals overseas, signed new sponsors for its NFL Europe League (NFLE), and set "new" int''l TV programming plans fo
TV/VIDEO: Evander Holyfield will defend his WBA heavyweight title against Henry Akinwande on June 6 at MSG. Showtime will handle PPV distribution for the fight (N.Y DAILY NEWS, 3/24)....BROADCASTING &
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