Around the Biz 4/18/19: While AAF Files for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, NFL TV Packages Please Network Execs

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

AAF Files for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Showing More Than $48 million in Liabilities (CBS Sports)

Network Bosses Pleased With NFL TV Packages (TV NewsCheck)

Advertisers Put on Full Court Press for NBA Ads (TV NewsCheck)

Tickets for First Overwatch League Home Game Sell Out (The Esports Observer)

DreamHack Enters Global Streaming Partnership With Caffeine (Esports Insider)

Sports Gambling: True Aftershocks on Horizon (SportsBusiness Daily)

Tracking Sports’ Major Players, Moves, and Deals (SportsBusiness Daily)

Big 12 Is First Power-5 Conference to Put Football, Basketball on ESPN+ (

Once Again, ESPN and NFL Network Reporters Won’t Tip NFL Draft Picks (Awful Announcing)

Here’s Who Owns Everything in Big Media Today (Recode)

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