Around the Biz 5/10/19: As Disney Ponders the Streaming Rights of NFL Sunday Ticket, Fox Sports Praises New Gambling Initiative

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

Disney Explores NFL Sunday Ticket Streaming Rights Option (SportsPro Media)

Fox Sports Chief Eric Shanks Touts New Gambling Initiative, Rights Portfolio (Deadline)

NFL Network Cuts Five Shows in $20M Budget Cut, Will Focus on ‘NFL 100’ (New York Post)

What Does Sinclair’s Purchase of the Fox RSNs Mean for Consumers? (Awful Announcing)

The Overwatch League Season 2 Grand Finals Will Be Held in Philadelphia (Polygon)

Soccer Governing Bodies Explore Sponsorship for VAR Breaks (Financial Times)

What Are They Saying: Sizing Up the Capabilities of 5G (SportsBusiness Daily)

Questions Over 5G Expectations, Costs Still in Play for Venues (SportsBusiness Daily)

Swofford Offers ACC Network Update, Talks College Basketball and Betting (News & Record)

Eurosport Sees Double-Digit Growth in Multiple Markets (Advanced Television)

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