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03/20/17: Eleven Sports books US voyage; NCAA Tournament opens on a run; Team USA drives WBC score

Eleven Sports book US voyage (Facebook)

CYNOPSISSPORTS 03.20.17 Good morning. It’s Monday March 20, 2017 and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.  The entry of Eleven Sports into the US television market a week ago marks the latest strategic acquisition for the growing sports media entity. Last week’s announcement that the global broadcaster picked up certain distribution assets stateside […]

03/17/17: USA Gymnastics loses a Penny; Standoff continues for women’s Hockey; IMG hears the Call

USA Gymnastics loses a Penny (Facebook)

CYNOPSISSPORTS 03.17.17 Good morning. It’s Friday March 17, 2017 and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.  The USA Gymnastics Board of Directors accepted Steve Penny’s resignation as President and CEO of USA Gymnastics on Thursday. Penny informed the Board of his decision to resign during a Board conference call stemming from criticism over […]

03/16/17: ESPN’s Duke dominion; Mastercard orders another round; Twitter’s latest dig

ESPN's Duke dominion (Facebook)

CYNOPSISSPORTS 03.16.17 Good morning. It’s Thursday March 16, 2017 and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.  The ACC Championship game between Duke/Notre Dame on Saturday handed ESPN with a total live audience (TV + streaming) average of of 3,695,000 viewers, to mark the most-watched ACC Tournament game in nearly 20 years and, overall, […]

03/09/17: NASCAR renews SiriusXM subscription; Ratings updates; Wendy’s fuels up for road trip

NASCAR renews SiriusXM subscription

CYNOPSISSPORTS 03.09.17 Good morning. It’s Thursday March 9, 2017 and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.  NASCAR and SiriusXM are going another six laps, inking a six-year extension to their broadcasting and marketing agreement through 2022. The deal sees SiriusXM delivering 24/7 racing content, including live broadcasts of every race, plus daily NASCAR […]

03/08/17: CBS/Turner prepare for Madness; A-Rod finds a home; NCAA is sweet for Hershey’s

CBS/Turner prepare for Madness (Facebook)

CYNOPSISSPORTS 03.08.17 Good morning. It’s Wednesday March 8, 2017 and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.  Turner Sports and CBS Sports hit year seven of the 2017 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship with some tweaks to its programming as well as streaming coverage that will now hit 15 platforms. Programming includes all […]

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