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04/29/16: Raiders owner bets on the Silver State; Golf Channel/Penske are “Moving”; NFL Sunday Ticket goes up stream

Raiders owner bets on the Silver State (Facebook)

CYNOPSISSPORTS 04.29.16 Good morning. It’s Friday April 29, 2016, and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.  On the first day of the NFL Draft, Raiders owner Mark Davis announced Las Vegas as his pick. Davis addressed the Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee on Thursday (accompanied by David Beckham) and pledged to add $500 […]

04/27/16: Bayless foxtrots out of ESPN; HBO’s big date with Bill Simmons; NASCAR taps turtle power

Bayless foxtrots out of ESPN (Facebook)

CYNOPSISSPORTS 04.27.16 Good morning. It’s Wednesday April 27, 2016, and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.  Skip Bayless will become the latest high-profile personality to exit ESPN’s campus. Following the news earlier this week that Mike Tirico will depart for NBC Sports, ESPN confirmed yesterday that Bayless, who has served as a controversial […]

04/25/16: Garber talks FIFA, expansion; NBA targets Russia; ESL puts clamps on controversial players

Garber talks FIFA, expansion

CYNOPSISSPORTS 04.25.16 Good morning. It’s Monday April 25, 2016, and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.  For those that missed last week’s Cynopsis Sports Awards, we’ll open today with some snippets from our luminaries, MLS Commissioner Don Garber, FOX Sports President, COO and Executive Producer Eric Shanks, Hyundai VP of Corporate & Product […]

04/22/16: NBA makes a play for Africa; MLB’s priceless partnership; ELeague get a roster

NBA makes a play for Africa

CYNOPSISSPORTS 04.22.16 Good morning. It’s Friday April 22, 2016, and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.  Let’s open with international news. The NBA and Econet struck a multiyear partnership to provide the most expansive NBA coverage ever across sub-Saharan Africa, marking the largest ever for the league on the continent. The deal includes […]

04/21/16: ESPN deletes Curt Schilling from post; NBCSN is in Jeopardy; ESPN’s NBA Playoffs on the rise

ESPN fires Curt Schilling

CYNOPSISSPORTS 04.21.16 Good morning. It’s Thursday April 21, 2016, and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.  Curt Schilling‘s run at ESPN is over. The network announced that the former pitcher had been terminated from the company after posting an anti-transgender meme over Facebook, which he subsequently deleted, but marked the latest in a […]

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