Around the Biz 4/17/19: As Fox Sports Nears Final Bids With Liberty and Big3, the DOJ Will Meet With the Latter

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

Fox Sports Networks Said to Get Final Bids from Liberty, Big3 (AdAge)

DOJ To Meet with Big3 Over Allegations of Charter Meddling in RSN Bidding (The New York Post)

DirecTV Now Drops NFL Network (Multichannel News)

Sports Betting: One Size Does Not Fit All (SportsBusiness Daily)

Sportsbooks Weigh Benefits of Official Data (SportsBusiness Daily)

How Esports Broadcasting Differs From Traditional Sports (Venture Beat)

Disney+, ESPN+, and the Future of Television (StrateCherry)

Tokyo Olympics Schedule Reveals Primetime TV Boon for Marquee Sports (The Baltimore Sun)

All-Star Game Headed to Philadelphia’s Citizens Bank Park in 2026 (MLB)

With Disney in Control, Hulu Buys Out AT&T for $1.4 Billion (Yahoo Finance)