Nationwide celebration to mark 75th anniversary of historic event

The World Surf League has secured a second season of its Apple TV+ docuseries Make or Break, which will make its debut on the global streaming service on April 29

In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Marc Badain, lead executive on Oak View Group’s dramatic arena and entertainment complex planned for Las Vegas, Nevada. Fisher and Russo also discuss a recently completed stadium funding plan for the National Football League’s Buffalo Bills, a $100m financing round for trading card and collectibles company Collectors Holdings Inc., Sorare’s expanding presence in the United States through a new agreement with Major League Soccer, college basketball’s Final Four, and the forthcoming debut of Major League Baseball games on Apple TV+.

Slotting of planned Scherzer debut on streaming service has roiled team's fans

Following the completion of a five-year collective bargaining agreement with the Major League Baseball Players Association, MLB is actively seeking to develop a wide range of new commercial opportunities. US Editor Eric Fisher reports.

In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Lou DePaoli, managing director at global sports consulting and management firm General Sports Worldwide. Fisher and Russo also discuss the new collective bargaining agreement between Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association, MLB’s streaming rights agreement with Apple, continued developments with the Premier League’s Chelsea and Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich, the National Football League’s season-long suspension of Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Calvin Ridley for gambling offenses, and ownership moves for the Premier Hockey Federation’s Toronto Six and Boston Pride.

Exclusive package of games to air on Apple TV+ streaming service

Negotiations centering around weekday game inventory previously held by ESPN

Out-of-market package remains of high interest to multiple suitors

United States-based tech giant Apple has reportedly begun preliminary talks with the National Football League about acquiring domestic Sunday Ticket rights for the Apple TV+ platform

US technology giant Apple has reached an agreement to acquire virtual reality technology company NextVR

The National Basketball Association is partnering with Apple Music and independent music label UnitedMasters to create the Base:Line playlist, which is designed to showcase up-and-coming hip hop artists

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