Hollywood's Multibillion-Dollar Sports Rights Boom
9:00 AM PDT 8/14/2013 by THR Staff
ESPN will fork over $700 million a year for Major League Baseball games as of 2014, while Turner networks signed a whopping $10.8 billion deal for NCAA men's basketball games through 2024 -- THR's guide to who is paying how much for what.
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