Around the Biz 4/23/19: Sinclair Sits Atop the Fox RSN Bidding Mountain; NFL Taps Verizon to Create 5G for Fans

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

Sinclair Broadcasting Seen as Top Bidder as Fox RSN Auction Comes to a Close (Fox Business)

NFL Taps Verizon to Create 5G Services for Football Fans (Bloomberg)

Disney and Amazon Are on a Collision Course for Potential NFL Media Rights (NBC News)

Disney Makes Big Play to Stay in NFL’s TV Football Game (Variety)

NFL Draft Turns 40 as a TV Event This Week (The St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

XFL Plans Two Games a Week on Network TV, Two More on Major Cable (ProFootballTalk)

Understanding the Intricacies, Nuances, and Potential Risks of Esports (SportsBusiness Daily)

How Sports Venues Are Personalizing the Fan Experience Through Data Tracking (Ozy)

MLB Panel Issues Sealed Decision in Orioles-Nationals TV Dispute (The Associated Press)

As New Streaming Options Emerge, Cable Keeps Losing Subscribers (PC Mag)

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