The Big Ten collegiate athletic conference has agreed a set of new domestic media-rights deals, increasing the value of the existing package by almost 300 per cent.
US broadcasters CBS and Turner agreed to pay a 43-per-cent fee increase to lock down NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship rights until 2032.
Increasing the value of its Thursday Night Football rights while dividing content once more illustrates the sheer power of the National Football League.
US network CBS has expanded its rights deal with the NFL American football league to take in live streaming rights on mobile devices.
The CBS Sports division of US network CBS has agreed a deal to broadcast live coverage of the new Alliance of American Football competition.
The CBS Sports Digital division of US network CBS has sealed a streaming-rights deal with the North American National Lacrosse League.
US pay-television provider Dish Network has agreed a new, multi-year carriage deal with US mass media company CBS.
WBZ-TV, a regional affiliate of US network CBS, has extended a local rights deal with the New England Patriots NFL American football franchise.
The Big Ten Conference has confirmed domestic rights deals with the CBS and Fox networks and sports broadcaster ESPN.
CBS chairman and chief executive Les Moonves has said the US network is working on a deal with American football league the NFL to stream games on its over-the-top platform, CBS All Access.
NFL American football team the Los Angeles Rams has secured a multi-year local rights deal with KCBS-TV/CBS 2, a regional television channel operated by US network CBS.
The CBS network and pay-television broadcaster Turner Broadcasting System have extended rights for the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s Division 1 men’s basketball championship, also known as March Madness.