American Football

American football:  US network NBC acquired the so-called “network package” of American football’s National Football League rights, the main package of 23 matches per season, paying $600m (£316m/€465m) a year ov...

The elimination of NFL costs will push ABC towards near-term profitability

Domestic deals for American football’s National Football League signals major changes of strategy

American football:  The US National Football League signed two more television deals: an eight-year deal with Disney-owned sports cable network ESPN for Monday night games, worth $1.

Formula 1: Grand Prix Entertainment, a company created by DIC Entertainment and the Wasserman Media Group, acquired Formula 1 rights in the US.

Football: The German Football League awarded the rights for the Bundesliga in several three-year deals covering 2006-07 to 2008-09.

• Formula One: German free-to-air sports broadcaster DSF acquired a package of Formula One rights for the 2007 season.