San Jose Mercury News reporter Jon Wilner on Pac-12 media rights and the future of that conference, and Sweeny Murti on leaving sports station WFAN and joining MLB Media as a senior contributor
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Episode 283 of the Sports Media podcast features San Jose Mercury News reporter Jon Wilner, who authors the “Pac-12 Hotline” column, and Sweeny Murti, an MLB Media as a senior contributor. In this podcast, Wilner discusses where things stand with Pac-12 media rights negotiations; Amazon’s conceptual interest in a Friday night window; the interests of ESPN, Apple and Amazon; the likely time frame of a deal; the potential dollars each school is looking at annually; the proximity of Pac-12 schools to Amazon and Apple; the likely end of the Pac-12 Networks; the basketball and Olympic sport programs of the Pac-12; whether Washington can emerge as a bigger football power and more. Murti discusses his new job for MLB Media after a 30-year year run at New York sports station WFAN; how his new job came about; working 22 years as a New York Yankees reporter; how he feels about WFAN management today; the biggest challenge covering the Yankees every day; Derek Jeter joining Fox and what Murti’s expectations are of Jeter as a broadcaster; the future of sport-talk radio and more.
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