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07/31/15: CBS eyes a helping of the MVC; PGA TOUR punches 15-16 ticket; Cardinals nest with FOX Sports Midwest

CBS eyes a serving of the MVC

CYNOPSISSPORTS 07.31.15 Good morning. It’s Friday July 31, 2015, and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.  CBS Sports is adding a home for the Missouri Valley Conference, announcing a sublicense agreement with ESPN to showcase the conference’s college basketball games on the CBS Television Network and CBS Sports Network. CBS Sports will continue […]

07/30/15: WSOF has a new CEO; NHL/Bridgestone order another round; Pac-12 finds a fit in adidas

WSOF has a new CEO

CYNOPSISSPORTS 07.30.15 Good morning. It’s Thursday July 30, 2015, and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.  The World Series of Fighting is getting a familiar face, announcing that longtime media executive Carlos Silva is joining the company as its CEO. Silva most recently served at Back9Network, and was president and COO of the […]

07/29/15: PGA TOUR Live experiences the Quickening; CBS Sports Network floats WSL; Super Bowl ads will team streams

PGA TOUR Live experiences the Quickening

CYNOPSISSPORTS 07.29.15 Good morning. It’s Wednesday July 29, 2015, and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.  The PGA TOUR lined up plans to launch its new OTT service PGA TOUR Live this week from the Quicken Tours National. The subscription service, which was announced in April and developed in partnership with MLBAM, will […]

07/27/15: MAC Commissioner talks ground game; Cowherd gets an early exit; MLS picks a fantasy partner

MAC Commissioner talks ground game

CYNOPSISSPORTS 07.27.15 Good morning. It’s Monday July 27, 2015, and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.  Last month’s announcement that Mid-American Conference Commissioner Dr. Jon Steinbrecher had signed on for an additional three years atop the league capped a crucial year for the league that saw a beefed up deal with ESPN, a […]

07/24/15: Good news for Suzy and Trey; ESPN tweaks college crew; NBA makes a media modification

Good news for Suzy and Trey

CYNOPSISSPORTS 07.24.15 Good morning. It’s Friday July 24, 2015, and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.  Longtime ESPN pillars Suzy Kolber and Trey Wingo will remain part of the company for a foreseeable future after inking long-term extensions. The new deals will broaden their responsibilities with Kolber becoming the new full-time host of […]

07/23/15: What school has the all-time record for most weeks (overall, not consecutive) as the top team in the AP college football poll? Answer: Oklahoma. Kudos: Joseph Tafuri-Haversack Consulting/NY; Jon Miller-NBC Sports/Stamford; Andy Pittman-TAMU/College Station; Steve McNair-KUBE TV/Houston; Lance Phegley-Texas Runner and Triathlete magazine/Houston; David Hauptman/Denver; Tom Moore

Simmons goes HBO

CYNOPSISSPORTS 07.23.15 Good morning. It’s Thursday July 23, 2015, and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.  Free agent Bill Simmons opted for HBO as his next television stop, with the channel announcing that the pair entered into an exclusive multi-year, multi-platform agreement that will include a new weekly series coming next year. HBO […]

07/22/15: The Open gets a bump; FOX doubles down on NFL pregame; ESPN likes Southern hospitality

The Open gets a ratings bump

CYNOPSISSPORTS 07.22.15 Good morning. It’s Wednesday July 22, 2015, and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.  Jordan Spieth’s quest for a majors sweep helped propel ESPN’s coverage of The Open to double-digit increases this year. Overall, the tournament scored a 1.4 household rating, according to Nielsen, up 27% over 2014 with 1,940,000 viewers, […]

07/21/15: ESPN entrenching for Special Olympics World Games; FIFA plots an end for Blatter; Alex Morgan makes history again

ESPN entrenching for Special Olympics World Games

CYNOPSISSPORTS 07.21.15 Good morning. It’s Tuesday July 21, 2015, and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.  ESPN is shoring up its coverage for the upcoming 2015 Special Olympics World Games, which gets underway this week. Programming will include a live broadcast of the three-hour Opening Ceremony, which will be hosted by Robin Roberts, […]

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