ESPN Inquiry Could Resonate

Umstead, R. Thomas
July 2004
Multichannel News;7/5/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 27, p3
Reports on the possibility that the U.S. Justice Department's reported inquiry into the use and distribution of college-sports TV programming by ESPN could eventually open the door to more product becoming available to various cable networks. Consideration by ESPN on whether to create a new channel; List of major college sports conferences where ESPN holds exclusive national rights; Benefits of the inquiry to cable networks seeking to gain additional college sports product.


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