We’ve been hearing it for years: streaming is coming for sports. People still want to watch live events, but they also want to cut the cord. They… Read more “Report on streaming shows continued growth area for professional sports”
On the eve of the Stanley Cup playoffs, the NHL and Hulu announced that they’ve reached a partnership deal. Much like the NBA and MLB — which… Read more “Hulu snags NHL Stanley Cup sponsorship joining NBA, MLB with presenting championship sponsors”
Traditional television ratings don’t matter — as much — if the NFL continues to expand its reach in other ways. That’s what makes YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki’s comment… Read more “YouTube reaffirmed interest in streaming football is good news for the NFL”
TV executives have found a new reason for the NFL’s rating dip and apparently it’s oversaturation.
A few months ago, Amazon won the bid to stream 10 Thursday Night Football games. Amazon bid $50 million for the right to stream games on Amazon Prime.… Read more “Amazon’s Thursday Night Football could change content distribution”
Verizon is paying the NFL $21 million dollars to stream a single game this season. The telecom giant will be streaming the Jaguars v. Ravens game from… Read more “Verizon pays $21 million to stream single NFL game”
The MLB/MLBPA CBA expires on December 1st. The MLBPA’s portion of MLB revenues is the lowest its ever been. Can the MLBPA successfully successfully this trend and receive a portion of MLB’s biggest revenue growth area – streaming?