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Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

Cynopsis: Sports12.04.13 Good morning. It’s Wednesday, December 4, 2013, and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.  INDYCAR revealed its broadcast schedule for the 2014 season, which will include ABC’s 50th consecutive telecast of the Indianapolis 500 on May 25. Overall, ABC will carry five races while NBCSN delivers 13. NBCSN coverage launches […]

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

Cynopsis: Sports12.03.13 Good morning. It’s Tuesday, December 3, 2013, and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.  After alluding to it over the weekend, UFC officials confirmed plans to launch a new online distribution platform for the promotion. Executives told USA Today that the new subscription-based digital network would be formally unveiled later […]

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

Cynopsis: Sports12.02.13 Good morning. It’s Monday, December 2, 2013, and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.  With the Olympics dead ahead and ski/snowboard athletes in the spotlight, the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association announced a deal with Eurovision to acquire the media rights to the 2015 and 2017 FIS Alpine and Nordic […]

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

Cynopsis: Sports11.27.13 Good morning. It’s Wednesday, November 27, 2013, and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.  The NHL hit a $4.9 billion payday, locking in a 12-year deal with Rogers Communications to be the exclusive television rights holder in Canada starting in 2014-15. With TSN on the outside, the deal marks the […]

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

Cynopsis: Sports11.26.13 Good morning. It’s Tuesday, November 26, 2013, and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.  Major League Soccer and NBC Sports Group laid out plans for the 2014 season, with 41 regular-season games on deck across NBC and NBCSN. Next year will see NBC present three regular-season games, with 38 on […]

Monday, November 25th, 2013

Cynopsis: Sports11.25.13 Good morning. It’s Monday, November 25, 2013, and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.  This Friday will see the 2013 NHL Thanksgiving Showdown on NBC’s docket, with the Original Six match-up of the New York Rangers and Boston Bruins on Friday, November 29 at 1p. With a multi-platform push in […]

Friday, November 22nd, 2013

Cynopsis: Sports11.22.13 Good morning. It’s Friday, November 22, 2013, and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.  adidas booked itself a ticket to the World Cup through 2030. The sportswear company locked in a renewal with FIFA that will see it take on four more tournaments beginning in 2018. The relationship between the […]

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

Cynopsis: Sports11.21.13 Good morning. It’s Thursday, November 21, 2013, and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.  Longtime NFL broadcast staple Dan Dierdorf is turning in his microphone. Dierdorf, with 43 consecutive years in the league as a Hall of Fame player and Hall of Fame broadcaster, will retire at the end of […]

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

Cynopsis: Sports11.20.13 Good morning. It’s Wednesday, November 20, 2013, and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.  FOX Sports appointed Jeff Krolik to President of FOX Sports Regional Networks where he will oversee its 22 O&O networks as well as FOX Deportes. Krolik served as Executive VP at the organization since 2007. Through […]

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

Cynopsis: Sports11.19.13 Good morning. It’s Tuesday, November 19, 2013, and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.  Next year’s broadcasts of the 2014 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship Final Four will get a shakeup. Officials at Turner Sports say that, for the first time in the event’s 75-year history, the national semifinals […]

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