Around the Biz 2/22/19: NWSL Cuts Ties With A&E Networks, While Canadian Premier League Inks 10-Year Deal With MediaPro

Here’s a quick roundup of the big news buzzing around the sports-media industry today:

NWSL Announces End To Partnership With A&E Networks (Forbes)

Canadian Premier League Signs 10-Year Rights Deal with MediaPro (The Vancouver Courier)

Sports-Betting Startup Action Network Wins Backing From Team Owners (Bloomberg)

AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson Sports Gambling, 5G, and Time Warner Deal (Recode)

More on Yahoo Sports’ Editorial Subscription Product for New York Mets (Digiday)

Codemasters Enters Esports Partnership with Motorsport Network (Esports Insider)

Charter To Launch ‘Sports-free’ Streaming Video Service to Broadband Customers (Broadcasting & Cable)

AAF CEO Charlie Ebersol Points to Digital Engagement During Opening Weekend (SportsBusiness Daily)

NFL, ESPN Sued Over Staging Accident at NFL Draft in Philadelphia (Forbes)

FCC To Vote on Disbursing $1 Billion in New Repack Funds (Broadcasting & Cable)

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