National Hockey League

Penalty thought to be largest publicly announced fine of its type in NHL history

In this week's episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Rachel Jacobson, Drone Racing League president. Eric and Chris also discuss discuss the National Hockey League’s new, seven-year domestic rights agreement with Turner Sports, a new content and sponsorship agreement between Meadowlark Media and DraftKings, and the pending domestic rights renewals for England’s Premier League.

Bleacher Report, House of Highlights form critical elements of new rights agreement

Dozens of teams and leagues look to advance cause of racial justice

The National Hockey League has begun to take nominations for the 2020-21 Willie O’Ree Community Hero Award, one of the league’s foremost recognitions and one bearing the name of the first Black player to …

In this week's episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Massimo Marinelli, chief executive of global investment company Aser Ventures. Eric and Chris also discuss the National Hockey League's landmark media rights agreement with The Walt Disney Co., the XFL's potential collaboration with the Canadian Football League, and a $40m investment round for prominent esports organization Envy Gaming.

League consulting with government officials as border remains closed to most travel

A new seven-year rights deal with the National Hockey League showcases the Walt Disney Co.'s heightened corporate priority on streaming, with ESPN+ and Hulu each playing crucial roles in the agreement and its planned distribution of games. SportBusiness' US editor Eric Fisher reports.

League creates new special event amid ongoing pandemic

NHL commissioner addresses heavy anticipated losses for revised 2020-21 season

Pandemic restrictions at US-Canada border continue to impact NHL operations

Reverse Retro program seeks to tap into strong fan affinity for throwback designs

Verizon-owned digital sports media outlet looks to be aggressive in areas such as legalized wagering, 5G mobile networks, and virtual reality. Yahoo Sports general manager Geoff Reiss discusses the company's efforts with SportBusiness US Editor Eric Fisher

League pushes back two of its tentpole events until 2022

47-year career regarded as one of the very best in history of sports broadcasting

Foley says he expects shorter 2020-21 schedule with Canada-only division