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Submission + - Cost Of Sports Could Be Cables Unbundling ( 1

sperlingreich writes: "The rights to broadcast Major League Baseball were recently scooped up by ESPN for a cool $5.6 billion which is nothing compared to the $15.2 billion the network paid the NFL for “Monday Night Football”. Some cable operators are now saying the skyrocketing costs of sports programming is out of control and unrealistic."
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Cost Of Sports Could Be Cables Unbundling

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  • The solution to this dilemma is easy: Don't pay it. If none of the cable operators is going to be willing to pay that much the sports organizations will lower their prices and expectations.

I've got a bad feeling about this.