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What’s An Eight Team College Football Playoff Worth?

January 3, 2019 2:15 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The big question: Fans want to expand the college football playoff from 4 teams to 8, but how much more revenue would it generate?
Quick math #1:
1) ESPN pays $608M per year
2) 3 games are currently played 
3) ESPN pays ≈ $200M per game
4) 7 games would be played in the expanded field
5) If $200M/game held, then an additional round of 8 would generate $800M in additional revenue

PwC: At the gate and beyond

December 5, 2018 2:51 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Sports are becoming more reliant on media rights fees even as traditional TV faces challenges.
Share of sports revenue for media rights according to PwC:
1) 2013–22%
2) 2014–24%
3) 2015–26%
4) 2016–27%
5) 2017–28%
6) 2018–28%
7) 2019–29%
8) 2020–29%
9) 2021–29%
10) 2022–30%