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11/09/16: Big Ten makes a Friday push; UK questions LIberty’s Formula; Ronaldo is Nike for life

Big Ten makes a Friday push

CYNOPSISSPORTS 11.09.16 Good morning. It’s Wednesday November 9, and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.  The Big Ten officially unveiled its new Friday primetime college football lineup for 2017 with games that will be carried on ESPN and FOX. The slate begins on Sept. 1 with Washington/Rutgers and Utah State/Wisconsin and continues Set. […]

11/08/16: The PGA TOUR lets Jay Monahan drive; Fanatics picks up Atlanta; SI goes 360 on NYC 26.2

The PGA TOUR lets Jay Monahan drive (Facebook)

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11/07/16: NBC Sports talks clutch programming; Simmons won’t see you next Wednesday; Blizzard storms Overwatch League with sports model

NASCAR's new series

CYNOPSISSPORTS 11.07.16 Good morning. It’s Monday November 7, and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.  With just two races left in the Chase until a NASCAR champion is crowned, NBC Sports Group announced last week a new take on its racing programming with the debut of quiz show Shotgun on NBCSports.com and the […]

11/03/16: FOX’s World Series heater; NBC & NFL Network line up new shows; Big Ten eyes Friday night lights

FOX’s World Series heater (Facebook)

CYNOPSISSPORTS 11.03.16 Good morning. It’s Thursday November 3, and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.  With last night’s Game 7 set to raise the bar even more, World Series Game 6 on FOX notched a 13.3/23 household rating/share with 23.4 million viewers for the network to rank as the most-watched World Series Game […]

11/02/16: BAMTech’s European Discovery; The NBA harnesses its honors; UFC in a NY state of mind

BAMTech taps CEO

CYNOPSISSPORTS 11.02.16 Good morning. It’s Wednesday November 2, and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.  BAMTech is now setting up shop across the Atlantic, partnering with Discovery Communications for a long-term deal that includes the launch of BAMTech Europe. The division is described as “a new digital technology provider, dedicated to working with […]

10/31/16: Sportsrocket’s Brian Bedol tackles the new world of sports distribution; Did ESPN have a record loss?; Atlantic 10 makes a play w/ Facebook Live

Sportsrocket’s Brian Bedol tackles the new world of sports distribution

CYNOPSISSPORTS 10.31.16 Good morning. It’s Monday October 31, and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.  Amid headlines of ratings dips, mutating viewer habits and new digital sports deals, one media pioneer – Brian Bedol – is now spearheading a new way to cultivate industry changes through his new digital media company Sportsrocket. Described […]

10/28/16: Cubs’ win keep FOX bullish; ESPN preps CFP standings; CBS Sports Digital gets a rise

YouTube TV takes on the World

CYNOPSISSPORTS 10.28.16 Good morning. It’s Friday October 28, and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.  The Cubs’ ownership of Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday handed FOX with an 11.3/19 overnight rating/share, per Nielsen. Although the game received a one-hour accelerated start time due to an approaching weather system, the overnight […]

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