The College Football Playoff committee is being pressure by both ESPN and the NFL to change the dates of its playoff.
The first College Football Playoff set records for cable TV ratings, indicating a bright business future for the series.
The network’s interest indicates the growth of that subset of the fantasy sports market.
Bowl scheduling could affect next years College Football Playoff ratings, with the semi-final scheduled for December 31.
Sling, a new digital offering with live ESPN, is another step in increasing the digital distribution of sports.
Johnny Manziel’s first start is generating interest at the stadium and on TV.
It’s the development of brands that creates value in sports.