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Disney “In Conversations” About NFL Sunday Ticket As ESPN Inks New Rights Deals

The Walt Disney Co. is continuing to make deals to benefit ESPN, even as it becomes increasingly agnostic as to where consumers watch their live sports. During the company’s quarterly…

English Premier League Extends U.K. Soccer Rights Deals With Sky, Amazon, BT

The English Premier League has agreed to roll over its existing 5 billion pound ($7 billion) rights deal with Comcast’s Sky, telecom giant BT and Amazon from 2022 to 2025. The deal comes as…

Maverick Carter to Keynote Banff World Media Festival (Exclusive)

The longtime business manager of NBA star LeBron James is CEO of SpringHill Entertainment.

James Gandolfini Reprised Tony Soprano in Lost Video to Lure LeBron James to the Knicks

The late actor played his iconic character one more time when teams were all clamoring for the NBA superstar in 2010.

“We Made a Mistake”: Planned Soccer Super League Collapses in Shame and Mockery

After 48 hours of furious backlash from fans, players, television companies and even world leaders, the proposed competition of elite European clubs is no more.

Amazon Prime Video Expresses “Concerns” With European Soccer Super League

The online giant says it has not held any discussions with the backers of the breakaway European soccer league.

MIPTV: David Beckham Talks Soccer, Disney+ and His No. 1 Career Moment 

The soccer star spoke of his legacy as a professional athlete and his future as a television producer in a free-ranging and highly personal keynote address for digital MIPTV.

Analyst Upgrades Fox on NFL “Clarity,” Deal Potential

"While we currently don't see M&A as real enough to translate to a bullish stance, it's an opportunity we're keeping an eye on given 21st Century Fox's unexpected sale to Disney," writes Wells…

Madison Square Garden Entertainment, MSG Networks to Recombine in All-Stock Deal

MSG Entertainment said it "anticipates it would capture more of the emerging revenue opportunity related to the potential expansion of legalized sports gaming in its market," among other benefits.

CBS Sports, Paramount+ Nab Italian Serie A TV Soccer Rights From ESPN

The three-year deal will see 400 top flight games in Italy, including those with Cristiano Ronaldo and Juventus, air or stream each year through 2024.

NHL Dumps Ref Over Televised Hot Mic Comment

"Nothing is more important than ensuring the integrity of our game," says NHL Senior Executive Vice President of Hockey Operations Colin Campbell.

Elgin Baylor, Lakers Hall of Famer, Dies at 86

With a silky-smooth jumper and fluid athleticism, the 11-time NBA All-Star played a major role in revolutionizing basketball from a ground-bound sport into an aerial show.