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March 27, 2019
March 27, 2019
It appears the NFL has finally outgrown its Sunday Ticket exclusive with DirecTV, and Goodell’s prepared to take the league’s rights on a digital expedition. From 5G improvements enriching in-stadium experiences to mining for marketing data to make a distinction between fans & fanatics, the league is prepared to keep it 100 for years to come.
thank u, next
ESPN told Adnan Virk to take a hike, but there are no hard feelings from the newly minted host of DAZN’s nightly baseball program, “ChangeUp.” He’ll work alongside Quiz Zaddy while Cespedes Family BBQ is set to hold down the weekend editions. Speaking of hikes… DAZN just doubled their streaming subscription price.
How Do You Like Them Apples
Apple’s foray into streaming won’t include live sports, but with a $1 billion budget, expect a lot more original sports content (ala Kevin Durant-produced basketball dramas). Still, if their sports surveillance room is any indication, Apple is happy playing middleman to alleviate the increasing fragmentation of sports rights.
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