Around the Biz 5/21/19: As MLB Changes Tracking Systems, ESPN and Fox Sports Take Aim at Sports Gambling

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

MLB Moving from Trackman to Hawk-Eye Tracking System (The Athletic)

ESPN, Fox Sports Unveil Contrasting Strategies as They Target Sports Gambling (SportsBusiness Daily)

Baltimore Orioles-Washington Nationals Dispute Set For Court Arguments (TV NewsCheck)

Sports Betting Plot Twist: ESPN Owner Disney Now Holds Stake In DraftKings (Legal Sports Report)

ESPN Continues to Explore More Opportunities With Live Sports Content (SportsBusiness Daily)

NBC Snaps Up US Rights to 2019 W Series Motorsport Competition (SportBusiness Media)

Complexity Gaming Opens GameStop Performance Center (Esports Insider)

Women’s Hockey Forms Players Association in Bid for Sustainable Pro League (USA Today)

For Europe’s Soccer Chief, the Outrage Arrives in Waves (New York Times)

MP & Silva, B4 Capital, and IMG Fined €67 Million Over Serie A Rights Collusion (SportsPro Media)

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