Bob Williams, US office

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The opening weekend of the United States media rights deal between ESPN and LaLiga will be highlighted by the FC Barcelona v Real Sociedad match on August 15 being showcased on the main ABC network
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The NTT IndyCar Series and NBC Sports have announced a multiyear extension of their domestic media rights agreement in the United States, which includes two races streamed exclusively on Peacock.
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Former National Football League quarterbacks Peyton and Eli Manning will front an alternative telecast for ESPN's Monday Night Football for 10 games a year over the next three seasons, the Walt Disney C…
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Cricket Australia has hired international sports marketing agency Octagon to serve as its exclusive media rights advisor in the United States, Canada, and Caribbean markets.
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American Hispanic media company Univision has secured the Spanish-language rights in the United States to the leading domestic soccer leagues in South America, the Brasileirão Championship and Argentina’s Lig…
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The Euro 2020 final averaged 6.488 million viewers on ESPN, making it the most-watched European Championship game ever in the United States
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The Walt Disney Co. has announced it will raise the monthly subscription fee for sports streaming service ESPN+ by $1 to $6.99 (€5.89) from August 13.
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United States-based tech giant Apple has reportedly begun preliminary talks with the National Football League about acquiring domestic Sunday Ticket rights for the Apple TV+ platform
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Major League Baseball and DraftKings have expanded their long-running partnership to enable the Massachusetts-based fantasy sports and gaming operator to stream one live game per week on its app and website
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Domestic television ratings for Game 1 of the National Basketball Association Finals between the Phoenix Suns and Milwaukee Bucks averaged 8
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The National Football League and social media platform Twitter have announced a multi-year partnership extension, which includes a commitment to produce 20 exclusive content features on live audio feature…
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Fred Wilpon, the former majority owner of Major League Baseball's New York Mets, is reportedly struggling to sell regional sports network SNY