The NBA agreed to a deal with the bankrupt company Diamond Sports Group, which runs the Bally Sports-branded regional sports networks.
Hosts Andrew Marchand and John Ourand discuss how that deal affects the 15 NBA teams that have Diamond deals, how the deal could impact the league’s national TV negotiations and what the deal means for Diamond Sports.
Marchand and Ourand also discuss how MLB will approach its offseason from a sports media standpoint and look into the takeaways from the NFL’s ultra successful Chiefs-Dolphins game in Germany last weekend.
Mike McCarley, the founder and CEO of TMRW Sports and TGL, joins the pod as The Big Get this week and tells the story about how Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and he decided to launch this venture.
McCarley details what viewers should expect when it launches in January on ESPN.
A longtime veteran of the sports media business, McCarley details the current market for sports media rights and offers his two cents on the LIV Golf controversy that took over the sport this summer.