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Sources: Facebook, Amazon, Twitter, YouTube All Bidding To Stream NFL's "TNF" Games

Published 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 ...

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Tennis Channel Set To Buy Tennis Magazine

Tennis Channel is buying Tennis Magazine for roughly $9M, multiple sources said, securing ownership of the most visible URL in the sport -- Tennis.com. Sinclair Broadcasting, which owns Tennis Channel, is expected to make the announcement later this week. Tennis Channel declined to comment, and Sinc ...

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Kings Broadcaster Bob Miller Expected To Retire

Longtime NHL Kings broadcaster Bob Miller tomorrow is expected to announce that he will "retire from his play-by-play duties" after 44 seasons, according to Helene Elliott of the L.A. TIMES. Miller, 78, "suffered a mild stroke" during All-Star weekend festivities in L.A. in January, a year af ...

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C-USA Commish Bullish On BeIN Sports Deal

C-USA's TV deal approved last summer "came under scrutiny" for a more than $10M loss in rights fees, but there have been "bright spots as the conference looks towards its new TV deal talks this spring," according to Aldo Amato of the Murfreesboro DAILY NEWS JOURNAL. In particular, beIN Sports has be ...

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Network TV Now Crucial Element For Boxing

As evidenced by CBS and Fox having Saturday primetime boxing cards in back-to-back weeks, it is "clear HBO is now just a bit player in the sport," and in an effort to keep any momentum going, promoters have to keep putting "competitive fights together and include as many of them as possible on netwo ...

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Daytona 500 Viewership Up 5% From '16

Fox finished with an average of 11.92 million viewers for the Daytona 500, putting it in the middle of the pack for the NASCAR race's audience over the last five years. This year's race, which started almost 90 minutes later than last year and was won by Kurt Busch, is up 5% from Denny Hamlin's win ...

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Cuban Explains Displeasure With Bleacher Report

Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban yesterday addressed his unhappiness with Bleacher Report and its Dirk Nowitzki post over the weekend , saying the website "made the mistake of picking a caption (that) was disrespectful rather than funny," according to Eddie Sefko of the DALLAS MORNING NEWS. The tweet was ...

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Cavs Players See Early Podcast Success

Cavaliers Fs Richard Jefferson and Channing Frye's "Road Trippin'" podcast made national headlines prior to the NBA's All-Star weekend, thanks to G Kyrie Irving's appearance on the show where he said that he "believes the earth is flat," according to Kevin Kleps of CRAIN'S CLEVELAND BUSINESS. Howev ...

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Leonsis OTT Service "Better Than Expected"

Monumental Sports Network VP & GM Zach Leonsis said that the four-month-old OTT service is "doing better than expected," though he "can't say how many subscribers it has," according to Noah Lanard of the WASHINGTONIAN. Monumental Sports & Entertainment owns the network, as well as the W ...

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NBPA's Sportscaster U. Proves Successful For Union

The NBPA’s Sportscaster U. program that helps former players land careers in broadcasting is the union’s "most prominent program and arguably its most successful," according to Nick Moyle of the SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS. NBPA Career Counselor Rich Rinaldi said that 81% of the p ...

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Social Studies: Bulls Digital Dir Dan Moriarty

England-born Bulls Digital Dir Dan Moriarty ( @iamdanmoriarty ) has been in the U.S. for 7 1/2 years, but his position with the Bulls is his first in sports. Prior to joining the Bulls, Moriarty worked for London-based marketing agency MEC, Resolution Media and hotel chain Hyatt in digital strategy ...

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