A B1G (pun intended) shoe is set to drop in the college sports media world. According to multiple reports, the Big Ten conference is poised to strike a media rights deal with Fox Sports, CBS, and NBC. The deal would end the conference’s 40-plus-year relationship with ESPN.
The deal is expected to be worth $1 BILLION annually.
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The Philadelphia Flyers and the Reading Royals have announced and extension of their partnership. Reading, the Flyers ECHL affiliate, has signed an affiliation agreement through the 2023-24 season with an option for a third.
Reading has been the Flyers primary ECHL affiliate since 2014-2015 season.
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Philadelphia Eagles TE Richard Rodgers has been activated from the physically unable to perform (PUP) list. The 30-year old passed his physical and will be ready to go for the Eagles.
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All Elite Wrestling (AEW) and THQNordic unveiled a new trailer and game play information for the highly anticipated AEW: Fight Forever video game.
Check it out:
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The Philadelphia Flyers and forward Zack MacEwen agreed to a contract on Tuesday according to the organ-I-zation. The contract is a one-year deal with an average annual value (AAV) of $925,000. per the official release.
MacEwen had originally filed for salary arbitration.
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Sportico unveiled their annual list of professional sports team valuations on Tuesday. The Philadelphia Eagles make the Top Ten of most valuable NFL franchises and the Top Fifteen of North American sports teams.
The Birds ranked ninth with a value of $4.7 billion. That’s BILLION, with a capital B.
Jeffrey Lurie bought the franchise from idiot Norman Braman in 1994 for a cool $185 million. That’s not a bad investment!
The Eagles also saw their value increase from the previous year. The Eagles value shot up 21% from 2021 to 2022.
The average NFL franchise valuation is now above $4 billion a year. The average team saw an 18% increase in year over prior.
Here’s how the NFL Top Ten breaks down:
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An exciting day in the world of baseball ended on a sad note Tuesday night. The Los Angeles Dodgers announced that longtime voice of the franchise Vin Scully passed away. The legendary Scully was 94-years old.
Scully joined the Dodgers organization in 1950 when the team still resided in Brooklyn, New York. He called games for 67-seasons, retiring after the 2016 season. No other announcer has come close to Scully’s tenure with one organization.
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The Philadelphia Phillies have acquired starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard from the Los Angeles Angels. The Phillies have sent OF Mickey Moniak and prospect Jadiel Sánchez to LA to complete the deal.
Syndergaard is 5-8 with a 3.83 ERA, 64 Ks, and a 1.213 WHIP this season. Scouts have raved about “Thor’s” new approach to pitching two-years removed from Tommy John surgery. Syndergaard signed a one-year, $21 million “prove it” deal with the Halos before the season.
As for the players the Phillies traded away.
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The Philadelphia Phillies confirmed a pair of trades made before the 2022 MLB trade deadline. The club acquired outfielder Brandon Marsh from the Los Angeles Angels and reliever David Robertson from the Chicago Cubs, respectively.
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According to multiple reports, the Philadelphia Phillies and Los Angeles Angels have been discussing multiple trades including starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard. The Phillies are also reportedly interested in Angels backup center fielder Brandon Marsh according to NBC Sports Jim Salisbury.
On the Syndergaard front, the Phillies have competition from the Toronto Blue Jays and the Atlanta Braves.
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