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ABC will broadcast the first game of the rebooted XFL, between the DC Defenders and Seattle Dragons, at Audi Field in Washington, DC, on Saturday, February 8, at 2pm ET.

The Octagon agency will prioritise domestic and global media-rights deals as it seeks to maximise the reach and revenue of the National Women’s Soccer League, the top US women’s football league, from 202…

The National Football League Players Association and NFL Media have agreed to a multi-year deal to broadcast the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl live on NFL Network through 2024

North American stock-car racing series Nascar has struck an agreement with US commercial and pay-television broadcaster NBC Sports to deliver live coverage of its esports championship for the first time

Major League Baseball’s Pittsburgh Pirates have signed a multi-year extension of their local TV rights deal with AT&T SportsNet, the second such team to do so with the network in the past week.

In a first for golf, the PGA Tour will livestream every shot from every player over all four rounds from the Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass, on March 12-15, 2020.

After a 10-day impasse, Fox and Dish Network ended their carriage dispute at the weekend which had prevented millions of the satellite provider's subscribers from watching Thursday Night Football as well …

Major League Soccer team DC United has called time on its local broadcast deal with subscription-based OTT provider FloSports after less than a season

Major League Baseball this season posted a series of gains in linear and digital television consumption, contrasting with the sport’s ongoing attendance decline.
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The Bundesliga is taking a calculated gamble in its new US media-rights deal, with ESPN, as despite the huge increase in the rights fee the deal involves a significant reduction in linear television exposure.
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Pay-television broadcaster beIN will pay a more than 10-per-cent uplift in rights fees for Spanish football’s LaLiga over the course of its new four-season renewal in North America, SportBusiness Media understands, despite the challenging conditions beIN faces in that market.
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In the latest interactive monthly data report, SportBusiness Media analyses the media-rights landscape of US College sports.
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In the latest interactive monthly data report, SportBusiness Media analyses the media-rights landscape of US College sports.

Matches from German football’s Bundesliga will be chiefly showcased stateside on ESPN+, Disney’s direct-to-consumer sports streaming service, in a long-term rights deal that starts next season.

An invitation to submit offers (ISO) will soon be launched in the US market for rights to the Uefa Champions League, the Europa League and the new third-tier Europa Conference League covering the 2021-22…

Media measurement and analytics firm Comscore, widely used by sports leagues and media entities over the past 15 years to measure their digital reach, has settled fraud charges with the US Securities &…
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One-year deal involves streaming exclusive versions of popular non-game ESPN programs such as College Game Day,

New streaming agreement seeks to take advantage of two potential NBA Draft lottery picks playing in the league this season

Liverpool FC has extended its partnership with Turner Sports, in which exclusive content from in-house channel LCTV will be distributed in the United States via Turner's sports streaming service B/R Live

Facebook Watch-oriented deal continues tie between the most popular US pro sports league and the world's largest social media portal

Strong start to 2019 also extends to digital and social media, and merchandise sales

League to distribute live streamed game into quartet of prominent international baseball markets

American cinema chain AMC Theatres has announced it will air select out-of-market Sunday NFL games at a number of participating venues across the United States this season

Strong ratings performance for 2019 opening game gives NFL momentum heading into first full weekend of play

LAFC has become the first Major League Soccer team to create an official channel on short-form video platform TikTok
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The ACC Network has gained a further boost after agreeing a carriage deal with Cox Communications, which follows similar partnerships with Charter and Dish Network

The National Women's Hockey League is continuing to bounce back from a troubled off-season by announcing an exclusive live-streaming deal with the Amazon-owned Twitch

The North American arm of Qatar-headquartered pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports has agreed a sublicensing deal for coverage of LaLiga Segunda División, the second tier of Spanish club football, with …

The National Hockey League has entered into a multi-year partnership with Russian internet company Yandex to exclusively broadcast games in Russia via its streaming platform. Beginning with the Oct

Network extends fan engagement tool from prior efforts in soccer, golf, racing

English Premier League football club Tottenham Hotspur has reached an agreement for Turner Sports-operated streaming service B/R Live to carry exclusive Spurs TV programming in the US

League joins a fast-growing collection of major sports properties to align with short-form video platform

Prominent MLB team partners with Amazon, Sinclair, other investors for top-watched US RSN

World Bowling, the governing body of tenpin bowling, has agreed a multi-year rights deal with US pay-television channel CBS Sports Network

League to get broader TV distribution amid broader period of ascendancy

Global agency to aid FA Thailand as next cycle of media rights for property begins in January

The United Soccer League has announced a new broadcast deal with ESPN, which features USL Championship and League One matches on ESPN linear networks and streaming service ESPN+ through the 2022 season