US College Sport
US college sports conference the Pac-12 has increased its annual media-rights income in China by about 66 per cent after agreeing a long-term deal with Alisports.
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.
ESPN+, the US sports broadcaster’s subscription streaming service, has further bolstered its college sports lineup through a new, multi-year agreement with Conference USA.
US college sports organisation the Atlantic 10 Conference has expanded its partnership with ESPN by striking a new multi-year rights deal focusing on the sports broadcaster’s subscription streaming service, ESPN+.
The athletics division of the University of Notre Dame has agreed a wide-ranging partnership with US collegiate marketing agency JMI Sports and holistic solutions provider Legends.
The Ivy League US collegiate sports conference has signed a new long-term partnership with ESPN that will result in a host of events being showcased on the sports broadcaster’s new OTT platform, ESPN+.
US college sports organisation Conference USA has extended its rights partnerships with the CBS Sports division of the CBS network and multi-platform sports network Stadium in agreements that will also bring live games to social media platform Facebook.
US-based multi-platform sports network Stadium has agreed a deal with social media platform Facebook to stream live coverage of US college basketball games.
The IMG agency has secured a 10-year multimedia rights agreement with George Washington University’s athletics department.
The CBS Sports division of US network CBS has acquired rights to a college basketball tournament that will be staged in Belfast, Northern Ireland next month, while it has disclosed further details behind its new online sports streaming service.
The Big Ten Network, a joint venture between US college sport organisation the Big Ten Conference and the Fox Entertainment Group division of US media company 21st Century Fox, has agreed a distribution partnership with sports streaming specialist FloSports.
The Van Wagner Sports & Entertainment agency has agreed a multi-year rights partnership with US college sport organisation the Big South Conference.
International sports broadcaster Eleven Sports has reached an agreement with social media platform Twitter to stream live coverage of American football games from the Ivy League US collegiate sports conference.
The Learfield Sports agency has confirmed that it has merged with the IMG College division of the WME|IMG agency.
Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba has extended and expanded its partnership with US college sports organisation the Pac-12 Conference, taking in media rights distribution for the first time.
Pay-television broadcaster Fox Sports has widened its coverage of US sports in Italy by acquiring rights to National Collegiate Athletic Association basketball and American football.
Sports marketing and media firm Van Wagner Sports and Entertainment has agreed a long-term rights partnership with Towson University in the US.
The IMG agency has entered into a 10-year multimedia rights partnership with the University of Hawaii’s athletics department.
Pac-12 Networks, the content and multi-platform media company for the Pac-12 US college sports conference, has signed a multi-year partnership with US OTT streaming service FuboTV.
Social media platform Facebook has agreed a deal to stream live coverage of 15 US college American football games during the 2017-18 academic year.