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10/20/16: NFL looks to sack ratings dip; Fight Network gives TNA a breather; SI begins a Crossover

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell faces latest decline

CYNOPSISSPORTS 10.20.16 Good morning. It’s Thursday October 20, and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.  TOP STORY Amid headlines analyzing a ratings drop for the NFL, Commissioner Roger Goodell tackled the issue with reporters yesterday, noting that the league isn’t looking for excuses. "It’s something that I don’t think there’s a single reason […]

10/18/16: NBC Sports reshuffles RSN ranks; FS1 continues postseason blitz; Big 12 does the big freeze

NBC Sports reshuffles RSN ranks

CYNOPSISSPORTS 10.18.16 Good morning. It’s Tuesday October 18, and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.  TOP STORY NBC Sports Group reshuffled its executive ranks, announcing a reorganization of the structure and leadership of its RSNs. The company named Ted Griggs – previously President and GM of CSN Bay Area and CSN California – […]

10/17/16: Nitro Circus has a license to fly; FS1’s postseason heater; Broussard departs ESPN

Nitro Circus has a license to fly

CYNOPSISSPORTS 10.17.16 Good morning. It’s Monday October 17, and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.  TOP STORY The ascent of action sports entertainment company Nitro Circus has moved higher in recent weeks. Coming off record audiences for July’s Nitro World Games, the company has since released a lineup of announcements that included the […]

10/14/16: FIFA eyes future of 48 and eSports; CBS, ESPN detail hardwood catalogs; FOX Sports goes Off Track

FIFA eyes future of 48 and eSports. (Facebook)

CYNOPSISSPORTS 10.14.16 Good morning. It’s Friday October 14, and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.  FIFA took a hard look at the future, with FIFA President Gianni Infantino stating yesterday that the organization should decide in January if it will expand from its 32-team format to one that features either 40 or 48 […]

10/13/16: NHL opens with digital press; Cubs win is sweet music for FS1; Twitter strikes first overseas sports deal

NHL opens season with digital press

CYNOPSISSPORTS 10.13.16 Good morning. It’s Thursday October 13, and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.  A new NHL season spells a new digital frontline as part of its recent ties with BAMTech, with the league offering fans more digital access points than ever as consumption experiences broaden to a wider array of devices […]

10/12/16: NBC Sports Monumental deal; NLDS throws heat for networks; Sports Illustrated eyes the big one

NBC Sports' Monumental deal (Facebook)

CYNOPSISSPORTS 10.12.16 Good morning. It’s Wednesday October 12, and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.  Monumental Sports & Entertainment is forging new ties with NBC Sports, announcing a media partnership that not only extends CSN Mid-Atlantic’s exclusive media rights for the NHL’s Washington Capitals and NBA’s Washington Wizards, but also features an investment […]

10/10/16: NBC set to drop puck on new NHL season; MLB Network makes postseason history; Learfield’s new owners

NHL backs Everyone (Facebook)

CYNOPSISSPORTS 10.10.16 Good morning. It’s Monday October 10, and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.  Following the most-watched regular season on cable in 22 years, the NHL is poised to return to NBC Sports’ platforms on Wednesday with a Blues/Blackhawks showdown at 8p to open the season’s broadcast slate. Ahead of the new […]

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