Sports Media with Richard Deitsch

Emergency Podcast: USC and UCLA head to the Big Ten. What does it mean for media rights?

Emergency Podcast: USC and UCLA head to the Big Ten. What does it mean for media rights?

Sports Media with Richard Deitsch - July 1, 2022 - 44:36

Episode 219 of the Sports Media Podcast features Andy Staples, a senior writer for The Athletic covering college football. He is the host “The Andy Staples Show And Friends,” a podcast about college football and also a host of College Sports on SiriusXM. In this podcast, Staples discusses the seismic move of USC and UCLA heading to the Big Ten; why we are heading for two super leagues with the SEC and Big Ten; what this means heading forwards for the Pac-12, Big-12 and ACC as far as media rights; how we see what will happen with the Big Ten media rights; why Apple could be a very interesting partner for a set of Big Ten football games; why ESPN’s leverage for the Big Ten has been reduced; the massive rights deal increase coming for the Big Ten; the future of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament; how some of the smaller sports will be impacted; networks paying players and more. You can subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher, and more.

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The Sports Media Podcast with Richard Deitsch is a weekly show that features interviews with members of the sports media about their work, as well as roundtables with sports media reporters about television, digital, audio/radio, print, and other forms of media. You can read Richard’s work at The Athletic and hear his words at Sportsnet 590 The Fan in Toronto.

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