Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Sinclair Bets Big On Live Sports Rights To Help Business Model
Sinclair sees value in sports rights despite "increased resistance from some cable subscribers to paying high fees" for RSNs.
Red Sox' Cora Says White House Visit Decision Not Creating Friction
One columnist believes the tradition of visiting the White House after a championship "encourages grandstanding now."
Texas Tech Extends AD Kirby Hocutt Through '27 With $12M Deal
Texas Tech President Lawrence Schovanec notes the school has had "unprecedented success as a result of Hocutt’s leadership and development."
NHL Settles With Some Former Players In Concussions Lawsuit
Some of the more prominent plaintiffs are moving forward with individual lawsuits against the NHL.
U.S. Soccer Launches Campaign For USWNT Heading Into World Cup
Artists will create murals that feature local players that have a "tie-in with a newly launched mobile app."
Swofford Confident ACC Network Will Work Out Distribution Deals
The ACC believes it has secured the "proper leverage in the marketplace" after seeing other conferences launch their networks.
Djokovic Supports Gimelstob's Resignation, But Calls It Unfortunate
World No. 1 believes Gimelstob has been the "biggest asset that players had in the last 10-plus years."