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Deal for spring football league builds in part on successful Hollywood career of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson

Chapek says 'we fully believe that there is a business model there for us'

Bullish viewership totals provide further evidence of new event's appeal

The Argentinian competition regulator has given the green light to the Mediapro agency’s acquisition of Fox Sports channels in the country.

Dutch telecoms operator KPN has launched a new subscription offer combining the Disney+ streaming service and pay-television broadcaster ESPN, holder of rights to the Eredivisie, the top tier of domestic…

Disney-owned networks expand an already-growing presence in lacrosse

The Walt Disney Company has agreed to sell its Fox Sports channels in Argentina to the Mediapro agency in compliance with requirements outlined by the Comisión Nacional de Defensa de la Competencia (CNDC), …

In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Wayne Kimmel, managing partner of SeventySix Capital. Fisher and Russo also discuss events happening in and around the National Football League’s Super Bowl LVI, the state of sports streaming following a robust earnings report from the Walt Disney Co., a resurgence in international games from the NFL and National Hockey League, and ongoing labor negotiations in Major League Baseball.
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Streaming growth, Manning contract extension highlight latest results

Argentina’s competition regulatory agency, the Comisión Nacional de Defensa de la Competencia, has set out a number of conditions the Walt Disney Company must fulfil in order to address competition co…

Streaming service YouTube TV has restored all Disney-owned networks including ESPN and ABC to its platform after the two parties agreed a new distribution agreement on December 19 after a brief blackout…

The Walt Disney Company’s board of directors has elected Susan Arnold, its longest-serving member, as its new chair, as Bob Iger severs his ties with the company at the end of the year.

FA Cup broadcast rights in Brazil have been secured by Disney in a long-term agreement, it has been reported

Cord-cutting phenomenon continues to hit US sports media titan

In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Ken Martin, GreenPark Sports co-founder and chief executive. Fisher and Russo also discuss recent issues surrounding the Walt Disney Co., the awarding of online sports betting licenses in New York, a pair of acquisitions by sports streaming platform fuboTV, the tender process for the Premier League’s US broadcast rights, and leadership issues surrounding the NBA’s Portland Trail Blazers.
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The Walt Disney Co.'s previously high-flying direct-to-consumer business posts its weakest growth to date in its latest quarterly earnings report, while the company makes perhaps its strongest endorsement yet of being involved in legal sports betting. US Editor Eric Fisher reports.
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The Disney media group has bolstered its football offering in Brazil by acquiring rights to the Conmebol's women’s Copa Libertadores, while Globo-owned pay-television broadcaster SporTV has agreed a d…