Around the Biz 5/14/19: While Sinclair Keeps Eyes Peeled for Potential Lenders, NBC Sports Updates the Graphics of the Stanley Cup Playoffs

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

Sinclair Sports Deal Proving a Tough Sell to Lenders (New York Post)

NBC Sports Updates On-Air Look for NHL Postseason (Newscast Studio)

What Fox Sports CEO Eric Shanks Sees in Gaming (SportsBusiness Daily)

Fox Starts the Transition to Sports With Its New Fall Lineup (Awful Announcing)

As WWE, Wagering Spice Up Fox Sports, Shanks Promises “Baby Steps” (Deadline)

Premier League Inks Global Sports Betting-Data Deal With Genius (Bloomberg)

How Sports Organizations Digest, Act Upon Tech-Driven Analytics (SportsBusiness Daily)

As TV Industry’s $20 Billion Week Starts, Signs That Streaming Isn’t King Yet (New York Times)

Sports Interest in China, India Give ‘Significant Opportunities’ to Broadcasters (Digital TV Europe)

TV Ratings Firm Nielsen Lowers Sale Price, Extends Deadline to Lure Final Bidder (New York Post)

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