Dec 20, 2017
Big news broke in the sports media world last week, with Disney buying $52.4 billion worth of assets from Fox. The deal includes Fox Sports Ohio and SportsTime Ohio, the local TV homes for the Cavs and Indians, respectively. Holly Wetzel, who has spent much of her career in the sports media business and is a regular contributor for AwfulAnnouncing.com, joined Tom Valentino on the pod to discuss what this will mean for sports on TV in Northeast Ohio and beyond. Plus: ESPN’s new streaming service, the surprising departure of ESPN President John Skipper on Monday, digital companies like Facebook and Amazon getting into broadcasting games, and Fox’s future in sports.