Thing you knew but should keep thinking about anyway: The big tech companies are very interested in streaming live sports to you.
Today's reminder comes from Facebook, which wants to hire an exec to negotiate sports rights deals. The company has been interviewing candidates for a while, says Sports Business Journal's John Ourand.
More interesting: Ourand's sources say whoever gets the job will have a budget of a "few billion dollars" to spend on global rights deal. No comment from Facebook comms on his story, but John is a very good reporter, so let's assume the number is correct until we hear otherwise.
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Here is the thing about a "few billion dollars": It is a lot of money! But it's crucial to know what period of time that covers. And, in the context of sports rights deals, it may be less than you think.