“Media rights deals with CBS and FOX dictate the going price for Sunday Ticket, and language in the contracts the network has with the league prohibit...
To be a presence on the sports landscape, Google needed the NFL.
“DirecTV would end up paying way less than what its currently paying the NFL if the provider becomes the commercial rights holder.”
The news of YouTube becoming the new home of NFL Sunday Ticket has been making the rounds, and rightfully so. Plenty of folks in sports media...
“Apple also wanted to have rights included to offering Sunday Ticket to mixed reality/virtual reality users.”
"The league could get bonus payments from Google based on new subscriptions to YouTubeTV."
"Front Office Sports indicated that if a deal with Google falls through and talks with potential buyers advance into next year, Apple could come back to...
“Did you ever think we’d be talking about Apple, Amazon and Google jumping into sports with the networks?”
"Apple went chasing waterfalls when it should have stuck to the rivers and the lakes that it's used to."
“Now it looks like the two finalists to land the package will be Amazon and Google.”