Canada’s Rogers Communications Reaches “Landmark” 12-Year Hockey Rights Deal

The $5.2B agreement (that’s Canadian dollars, or US$4.94B) pretty much gives the cable company all video rights to one of the country’s two national sports (the other is lacrosse). It also freezes out The Sports Network (TSN), Canada’s top-rated English-language … Read More »

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NHL Locks Out Players: Bad News For NBC

By | Saturday September 15, 2012 @ 9:08pm PDT

BREAKING… Another new TV sports season, yet another labor squabble. The National Hockey League locked out players one minute after their union pact expired at midnight ET time, the AP reported. The clock struck midnight, and the NHL turned … Read More »

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Specter Of NHL Lockout Or Delay Looms For NBC Sports: Reuters

By | Wednesday September 5, 2012 @ 5:31pm PDT

If the National Hockey League and its players union fail to reach a new labor agreement and avoid a lockout, NBC could be scrambling for a replacement for one of the linchpins of NBC Sports programming. NBC signed … Read More »

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