Around the Biz 5/6/19: Sinclair Searches for Live Sports Suitors, While DAZN Eyes for the Title of Worldwide Leader in Sports

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

Sinclair CEO Sees Possible Deals With Amazon, Others Seeking Live Sports (Reuters)

DAZN vs. ESPN: the Streaming Site Wants to Be the Worldwide Leader in Sports (Forbes)

As Disney and Amazon Set to Dominate Streaming Sports, Who Will Join Them? (Yahoo Finance)

Vice Media Secures $250 Million Debt Investment (The Hollywood Reporter)

What We Learned at the 2019 Digital Content NewFronts (Digiday)

Mood Matters When it Comes to Video Ad Performance (Streaming Media)

At Large: SportsPro Live and the Future-Focused Mindset (SportsPro Media)

U.S. Soccer Debuts App, New Campaign Before Women’s World Cup (SportsBusiness Daily)

Conviva: DirecTV Now, Hulu, Other vMVPDs Score 108% Viewership Growth (FierceVideo)

The Impact of 5G on Professional Teams and Venues (SportsBusiness Daily)