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Traditional medium is still "really funding the operation"

Network veteran elevated after frenetic run of major rights acquisitions

Chapek says he wants company "on the front end of that wave" for DTC

Out-of-market package is last major open piece of NFL's US rights inventory

ESPN and LaLiga have finalized a wide-ranging long-term media rights deal that will make streaming service ESPN+ the principal English- and Spanish-language home for Spain's top-flight soccer league in…

Network cuts annual cost by 21 per cent but focuses on rights exclusivity

Key league event essentially draws even with 2019 audience

ESPN and Star Wars, two sister divisions within the Walt Disney Co

The National Football League reaffirmed its position as the most valuable property in the United States media landscape when the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft on April 29 outdrew the Oscars for the…

ESPN and Marvel, two sister divisions within the Walt Disney Co

The National Football League and Walt Disney Co. have partnered with vintage T-shirt company Junk Food Clothing to create a capsule collection ahead of next week's NFL Draft.

Set of five landmark pacts nearly double league's annual US media rights

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.

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.

Fast-growing streaming service hits latest milestone

Media group Turner is pushing back against the Argentinian government's plans to put four top-tier Primera División matches on free-to-air television, a move that would dilute the broadcaster's exclusive …

The Walt Disney Co. is reportedly pushing back on the National Football League's desire to charge domestic rights partners double the amount they have been paying to broadcast games