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A WORD TO THE CFB-WISE

By Marc Lawrence, PlaybookSports.com — With the start of the 2024 college football season right around the corner, I cannot overstate the value and importance

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THE READERS ALWAYS WRITE

By Marc Lawrence, PlaybookSports.com — Ronnie from the Big Apple wanted to say – “I see where Stephen A. Smith is going through negotiations for

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LEGENDARY BILL WALTON RIP

By Marc Lawrence, PlaybookSports.com — Iconic NBA Hall of Famer Bill Walton has died from cancer. Inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1993,

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SPEAKING OF TRANSFERS …

By Marc Lawrence, PlaybookSports..com — It’s now officially time for the 2024 Transfer Portal winning grades! Per ESPN, here’s a list of the Top 10

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NFL-ESPN IN ‘EQUITY TALKS’

By Callum Williams, Insider Sport — The NFL is edging nearer to acquiring an equity stake in ESPN which would see the league’s in-house media assets controlled by the

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REAL CFB #1 DECIDED TONITE

By Marc Lawrence, PlaybookSports.com — Tonight’s College Football Playoff title game will be a pairing of two first-time CFP finalists and two future conference foes

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ESPN, NCAA REACH ACCORD

By Kieran O’Connor, Insider Sport — ESPN and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has reached an eight-year agreement beginning in September.  The deal for NCAA championships media rights

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UPHEAVAL IN SPORTS MEDIA

By Marc Lawrence, PlaybookSports.com — Wow. The sports media industry shed 20,324 jobs in the first 11 months of 2023. That’s the highest number since

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COLLEGE SPORTS GOING UK

By Callum Williams, Insider Sport — Sky Sports will be broadcasting NCAA College Football and Basketball games through a partnership with ESPN. The UK sports

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NETFLIX: NBA MID-TOURNEY?

By Callum Williams, Insider Sport — The inaugural NBA in-season tournament this season has piqued the interest of executives at Netflix and are considering bidding

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ARE CHIEFS, 49ERS SUPER?

By Marc Lawrence, PlaybookSports.com — ESPN’s Football Power Index sees two teams as notable favorites to reach the Super Bowl. Ten weeks through the 2023

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SUPER BOWL IN LONDON?

By Viktor Kayed, InsiderSport — NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has hinted that the league is exploring the idea of a Super Bowl taking place in London.  With the NFL currently in

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BETTING TIPS: NFL WEEK-5

By Marc Lawrence, PlaybookSports,com — Week Five of the NFL season concludes today and tomorrow, and with it, a bevy of betting tips and nuggets

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THROWING SHADE AT PRIME

By Marc Lawrence, PlaybookSports.com — It will be most interesting to see how Coach Prime takes to Jay Norvell throwing him under the bus during

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ESPN IN STATE OF FLUX

By Callum Williams, Insider Sport — Disney – parent company of ESPN – has announced that the OTT streaming platform ESPN+ now has 25.2 million subscribers as the company continues

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