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In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Sean Bratches, chief commercial officer for LIV Golf. Fisher and Russo also discuss Sinclair Broadcast Group’s developing plans for the Bally Sports+ streaming service, the start of the 26th season for the Women’s National Basketball Association that includes an expanded relationship with Twitter, pending sales for the Premier League’s Chelsea FC and National Football League’s Denver Broncos, the New York Times’ purchase of sports content site The Athletic, and a record-setting sale of a jersey worn by late soccer legend Diego Maradona.
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In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Ken Solomon, Tennis Channel president. Fisher and Russo also discuss The New York Times Company’s $550m (€486.9m) deal to acquire sports media outlet of The Athletic, Fanatics’ market-shifting, $500m purchase of the sports and entertainment assets of The Topps Co., and the National Football League’s deliberations around the forthcoming Super Bowl LVI in California amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
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Deal ends lengthy effort by prominent sports media outlet to find a buyer