Cynopsis: Sports

12/21/16: St. Louis stadium hits snag; Sports networks set Xmas programming; Federer to Livestream training

Artist rendering of a proposed MLS stadium in St. Louis

CYNOPSISSPORTS 12.21.16 Good morning. It’s Wednesday December 21, 2016 and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.  Planning for a $200 million soccer stadium in St. Louis hit a snag when incoming Missouri Governor Eric Greitens opposed public funding of the venue. After Greitens called the project “nothing more than welfare for millionaires,” the […]

12/19/16: Six MLB teams hit with tax bills; Kentucky-UNC sets ratings mark; BAMTech teams with Riot Games

YouTube TV takes on the World

CYNOPSISSPORTS 12.19.16 Good morning. It’s Monday December 19, 2016 and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.  A record six Major League Baseball teams have been sent luxury tax bills, among them the New York Yankees, who have exceeded the sport’s salary cap for 14 straight seasons. The Los Angeles Dodgers will have to […]

12/16/16: NBC/USOC/IOC open door to Olympic Channel; RIP to an icon; MLS looks to spread its wings

Bridgestone treads deeper Olympic run

A CYNOPSIS MESSAGE FROM CBS SPORTS NETWORK Bowl Season kicks off tomorrow AutoNation Cure Bowl Arkansas St. vs UCF Tomorrow 5:30 PM ET CBS SPORTS NETWORK The 24-hour home of CBS Sports CYNOPSISSPORTS 12.16.16 Good morning. It’s Friday December 16, 2016 and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.  We have a […]

12/13/16: Campus Insiders tackles esports; NBC’s Cricket pitch; Toyota’s new Grand Prix

Campus Insiders tackles esports (Facebook)

CYNOPSISSPORTS 12.13.16 Good morning. It’s Tuesday December 13, 2016 and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.  Campus Insiders is jumping into the esports game, announcing a deal with the Collegiate StarLeague that will make the digital sports platform its Official Media Partner for the 2016-2017 season. This partnership will also create and distribute […]

12/09/16: Showtime makes Live boxing history; NBC offers a new spin on Premier League; NHL backs Knights moves

Showtime makes Live boxing history (Matchroom)

CYNOPSISSPORTS 12.09.16 Good morning. It’s Friday December 9, 2016 and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.  Showtime Sports is taking its Saturday card outside the ring and into Facebook Live, announcing multi-camera, fully-produced boxing coverage on the platform on Saturday at 8p. Fans will gain access to live undercard bouts preceding that evening’s […]

12/08/16: Mark Emmert seeks pieces of eight; Woods returns pumps Golf Channel/NBC; Comcast claims USOC mark

Mark Emmert seeks pieces of eight (Facebook)

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