Around the Biz 5/7/19: Sinclair Stock Skyrockets After RSN Acquisition, but Objections Begin to Arise

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

Sinclair Broadcast Stock Zooms as Company Touts “Unmatched” RSN Potency (Deadline)

Objections Begin After Sinclair Makes RSN Deal Official (Cablefax)

Why Disney Took a Big Haircut on Sports (The Wall Street Journal)

A Bet on Live Sports: Why Sinclair Is Scooping Up Regional Sports Networks (The Washington Post)

Fox RSN Sale Reveals Pessimistic Market (SportsBusiness Daily)

As RSNs Fetch Less Than Expected, Is Sports TV Bubble About to Burst? (Bloomberg)

Orioles Must Pay Fees to Nationals Under Sealed Decision of MASN TV Network (The Baltimore Sun)

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

Mark Silverman Leads Behind-the-Scenes During Transition at Fox Sports (SportsBusiness Daily)

Capcom, Super League Gaming Partner for Street Fighter V Amateur League (The Esports Observer)

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