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MCN Online Extra | Sept. 4, 2017

The Sports Issue | Apple Preps for 4K Content 9/03/2017 6:00 PM

THE SPORTS ISSUE
Cover Story | Sports Streaming Picks Up the Pace
With the future in mind, programmers scramble to build OTT packages

PPV | Record in Sight for Mayweather-McGregor
Despite hiccups, promoters say megafight could eclipse Mayweather-Pacquiao

Boxing | HBO Still Bullish on Alvarez-Golovki
Network expects blockbuster bout on Sept. 16

NFL | Engineering a Monday Night Comeback
ESPN’s Burke Magnus looks to drive an NFL ratings revival this season

Gaming | TV Tries to Crack eSports
No big hits yet, but potential revenue is keeping nets in the game

Finance| OTT Players Could Change Television’s Sports Game
But analysts differ on whether hefty rights-fee hikes will survive

Platforms | Fox Sports Kicks Off 4K Gridiron Action
For now, one college football game per week for DirecTV

Rules | eSports Gets a ‘Monumental’ Push
Washington-based sports network revs up over-the-top competition

Through the Wire | Fox Staff Found Shelter in The Woodlands
Engineering hub kept RSNs running as Harvey lingered

MCN's MOST READ STORIES
multichannel.com | Aug. 25-Sept. 1
1. Comcast Temporarily Suspends Operations in Houston
2. Sling TV to Offer Mayweather-McGregor PPV
3. PlayStation Vue Clears More Local TV Feeds
4. Mayweather-McGregor Fight Punches Up $89.95 PPV Price
5. AWS Elemental CEO Sam Blackman Dead at 41

PLATFORMS
Connections Blog | The Bauminator, Jeff Baumgartner
Apple Readying 4K Box

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