Thursday, September 24, 2020
Pete Bevacqua Taking Over As Chair Of NBC Sports
Bevacqua is the third person to hold the position for NBC Sports, following Dick Ebersol and Mark Lazarus.
MLB, Turner Sports Formally Agree To New Media Rights Deal
Sources say the new deal will see the media company pay around $535M per year through '28, up from the current $325M agreement.
Michael Jordan Talks Hope Of Diversifying NASCAR Fanbase
Jordan said, "I'm not doing this to try to look at the financials. The financials are part of the process, but my passion drives me more than the financials."
Ohio State Projects $107M Budget Deficit For FY '21
In its "conservative estimate," Ohio State projects revenue of about $73M for an operating budget of $180M in FY '21.
MLB Looking To Partner With Independent Leagues
Some believe that MLB is "attempting to create leverage as negotiations unfold" over a new Professional Baseball Agreement.
Elevate Sports Ventures Unveils Analytics-Driven Insights Platform
The platform provides services that include sponsorship and naming rights valuations, as well as competitive analysis.
Sports Figures Lament Grand Jury's Decision On Breonna Taylor Case
Lakers F LeBron James described himself as feeling "devastated, hurt, sad, mad" after the grand jury's decision.