ALL POSTS TAGGED "media rights"

CBS Sports

/ 12 days ago

CBS in talks with Serie A about renewing US media rights deal

CBS Sports are in talks to renew their US media rights to Serie A, an executive has revealed to World Soccer Talk. Serie A's current media rights deal expires at the end of the 2023/24 season. While the league is struggling to sell domestic rights in Europe, league executives in Italy are hoping for an […]

FIFA World Cup

/ 204 days ago

Former FOX executive convicted in World Cup bribery case

A Brooklyn jury convicted a former FOX official of bribery in securing the media rights to the 2018 and 2022 World Cup tournaments. This was a split verdict, with two former exeuctives facing allegations. Prosecutors alleged that Hernan Lopez and Carlos Martinez issued millions of dollars in bribes and obtained inside information to secure broadcasting rights. Officials […]

Football League

/ 218 days ago

English Football League rights expected to double in value in UK

The English Football League looks set to soon cash in on a new media rights deal. Sportsmail is reporting that the league of professional soccer clubs in England and Wales will likely see a major boost in broadcasting rights. Sky Sports currently holds these rights in the United Kingdom from a contract worth about $142 […]


/ 228 days ago

Ex-ESPN President John Skipper to testify in World Cup rights case

Former ESPN president John Skipper will testify in court regarding FOX's winning World Cup bids. The decision was revealed on Monday following a ruling by a United States federal judge. A defense attorney in the case attempted to block the move, but the court denied the request. Former FOX execs face money laundering, wire fraud […]


/ 246 days ago

Serie A considers investment of up to $1 billion from JPMorgan

JPMorgan Chase is looking to invest up to $1 billion in Italy's Serie A. This is according to a report by Reuters on Friday. Sources with the outlet have confirmed that the financial company wants to fund the league's media business in the process. Teams in the Italian top flight have been informed of the […]

Apple TV

/ 337 days ago

10 things we learned about MLS and Apple TV deal

Major League Soccer, or MLS, previously announced a 10-year deal with Apple TV to broadcast every game beginning in 2023. While the agreement has been in the works for months, details are still trickling in as we head towards the new year. Despite the fact that MLS agreed a partnership with Apple TV, a majority […]