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Sources: Facebook, Amazon, Twitter, YouTube All Bidding To Stream NFL's "TNF" GamesPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 24 / 17
The NFL is "selling the rights to stream its 'Thursday Night Football' games next season, and at least four big tech companies are interested," according to Kurt Wagner of RE/CODE. Sources said that Facebook, Amazon, Twitter and YouTube have all "submitted proposals to the NFL in the hope ...
PERSONALITIES: USA TODAY''s Rudy Martzke reports that the post of ABC Sports President "isn''t being filled," and Exec VP Brian McAndrews will report to ABC Inc. President Bornstein. Martzke adds that
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SI President Mike Klingensmith is interviewed in MEDIAWEEK and notes SI''s 34.8% sales increase during the second half of ''98: "It was a great sports environment, and a lot of that increase was carri
CBS SportsLine''s Web audience is in "decline," despite a "bold prediction" by SportsLine USA CEO Mike Levy that it would "depose" ESPN as the "preeminent sports destination," according to Warner & Le
ESPN President George Bodenheimer has assumed responsibility for all of ESPN''s financial, administrative, domestic and int''l operations, as well as areas of the company formerly overseen by newly-na
Turner Broadcasting''s plans to launch Turner South "did not go unnoticed by Fox Sports South," which finds the "mere mention" of the new network carrying sports programming "bothersome," according to
NBA RATINGS: NBC released final ratings for Sunday''s "NBA on NBC" action. The Rockets-Lakers game earned a 7.0/14 Nielsen rating, which is NBC''s highest-rated regular- season game since last March.
San Antonio Express-News columnist Kevin O''Keeffe resigned on Friday after claiming that his editors, who "didn''t like his criticism" of Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, "told him he could not longer wri
In consolidating its TV package, NASCAR is "figuring" each of the 34 Winston Cup events "should be worth about" $11M on the "open market," and NASCAR Senior VP & CEO Mike Helton said that "there is ro
ALL EARS: ABC President Steve Bornstein is profiled in today''s WALL STREET JOURNAL, and Kyle Pope writes that Bornstein "faces a big job" in trying to "bring some of the branding and merchandising ma
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At a New Orleans advertising conference, CBS Corp. CEO Mel Karmazin said that "he would love to buy NBC." Karmazin: "If Exxon and Mobil can combine, then why can''t I buy NBC?" The FCC currently "proh