US College Sport

Apple has had talks with US college sports property the Pac-12 Conference as it looks to bolster its Apple TV and TV+ OTT video entertainment products
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Subscribers to US pay-television provider Dish Network and its OTT subsidiary Sling TV have lost access to Fox’s sports channels amid a carriage dispute with the network.

US-based multi-platform sports network Stadium has revealed its college American football schedule for the new season, with 15 games to be available exclusively via social media platform Facebook

YouTube TV, the OTT service operated by Google-owned video-sharing website YouTube, has announced it will carry the ESPN-owned ACC Network channel when the latter launches later this month

The Big Ten Network (BTN) is shutting down its BTN2Go OTT platform and will move all its network content to the Fox Sports app, including games, studio shows and original programming

The NFL Network has signed its first partnership with a collegiate athletic conference, by agreeing to a four-year pact with Conference USA (C-USA). Terms of the deal were not announced.

The Big 12 Conference has signed an expanded agreement with ESPN, which will gain the rights to all its American football championship games until 2024 and create a Big 12-branded offering on OTT streaming …

Monday's NCAA Tournament Championship Game earned a 12.4 overnight rating on free-to-air CBS, up about 20 per cent on last year's final, broadcast on cable channels TBS, TNT and truTV

ESPN has agreed a a 12-year contract extension for the American Athletic Conference’s global media rights from 2020-21.
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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.

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.

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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.

Texas’ two Big 12 college sport programs surpassed $20m (€17.5m) in media-rights revenue for the 2017-18 academic year, with the return of the Big 12 championship game having boosted the accounts.

The University of Connecticut has renewed a commercial rights deal with IMG, granting the agency radio, sponsorship, digital and licensing rights for the next 15 seasons

OTT service ESPN+ will add a minimum of 600 Ohio Valley Conference events to its portfolio in an extension of its media-rights contract with the collegiate athletic conference.

Sports-streaming service FloSports has agreed a multi-year rights deal with college sports organisation the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

US sports broadcaster ESPN has struck a multi-year extension to its rights deal with college sports organisation the Big South Conference

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 sports broadcaster ESPN has signed a long-term extension to its rights deal with the Sun Belt Conference collegiate sports organisation

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.