ESPN and Turner Sports are trying to end their NASCAR broadcast rights agreement a year early, which "could allow Fox Sports and NBC Sports Group to become the sport’s broadcasters next year,"
writes Tripp Mickle & John Ourand. Talking with NASCAR about these steps "is precedent-setting in an industry where live sports rights are held sacred," the two reporters write. "For at least the
past decade, no rights holder has exited a major media agreement with a property early."
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