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NBA moves a big step closer to finalizing new 11-year media rights deals

Jul. 16, 2024 22:35 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The NBA's Board of Governors approved the league's next media rights deals with Disney, NBC and Amazon Prime Video at its meeting Tuesday, moving the league one giant step closer to finalizing the 11-year agreements that will be worth about $76 billion. Now comes...

Patriots receiver won't face prosecution over online gambling while at LSU

Jul. 16, 2024 22:04 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New England Patriots wide receiver Kayshon Boutte will not be prosecuted on charges related to illegal online gaming that police said took place while he was underage and still a player at Louisiana State University, a Baton Rouge prosecutor said Tuesday. First...

Packers report more than $60 million in profit for most recent fiscal year

Jul. 16, 2024 16:41 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers received a record amount of national revenue from the NFL in fiscal year 2024, resulting in a profit from operations of $60.1 million. The Packers and the rest of the NFL’s 32 teams for the first time received more than $400 million...

Mississippi coach Lane Kiffin had to hold it together at SEC Media Day as he spoke about late father

Jul. 15, 2024 20:10 PM EDT

Mississippi coach Lane Kiffin came to SEC Media Days on Monday still grieving the death of his father, Monte Kiffin, a longtime and well-respected NFL assistant. Monte Kiffin died last week at 84. One of the architects of the successful and widely used Tampa 2 defensive scheme,...

NFL training camps get underway as rookies start reporting this week

Jul. 15, 2024 13:59 PM EDT

The short summer vacation is over for NFL players. It’s time to begin the journey to Super Bowl 59. Coming off a disappointing finish in the AFC championship game, the Baltimore Ravens became the first team to open training camp when they welcomed rookies on Saturday. Nineteen more...

Serena Williams hosts an ESPY awards show celebrating landmark year for women's sports

Jul. 12, 2024 00:57 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Led by host Serena Williams, The ESPYS celebrated a landmark year for women's sports, with Simone Biles, A'ja Wilson, Caitlin Clark, Dawn Staley and JuJu Watkins among the honorees on Thursday night. Staley, coach of the national champion South Carolina women’s...

Longtime NFL assistant coach and defensive mastermind Monte Kiffin dies at age 84

Jul. 11, 2024 21:31 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Monte Kiffin, the longtime NFL and college assistant coach whose Tampa Bay defenses routinely ranked among the league’s best, died Thursday. He was 84. One of the architects of the ultra successful Tampa 2 defensive scheme, Kiffin spent 13 seasons as defensive...

Bill Belichick joining 'Inside the NFL' for upcoming season

Jul. 11, 2024 13:03 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bill Belichick has added a second media job for the upcoming season. The CW Network announced Thursday that Belichick will be one of the analysts on “Inside the NFL.” Belichick, who coached the New England Patriots to six Super Bowl titles during his 24 years...

Here's what you need to know about the NBA's upcoming 11-year, $76 billion media rights deal

Jul. 11, 2024 12:08 PM EDT

The NBA might not be happy with the NFL making Christmas Day a regular part of its schedule. However, its new media rights deals nearly put the two leagues in the same economic arena. The NBA's 11-year, $76 billion contract package would kick in with the 2025-26 season. The deal is...

Colombia beats Uruguay 1-0 and will face Lionel Messi and Argentina in Copa America final

Jul. 11, 2024 00:24 AM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Colombia is headed to the Copa America championship game for the first time in 23 years after a contentious win over Uruguay in which it played the second half a man short and players brawled with fans in the stands following the final whistle. Jefferson...