• LIV Golf set to pay to get tournaments on Fox Sports
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    LIV Golf set to pay to get tournaments on Fox Sports

    LIV Golf is nearing a deal to purchase air time for its tournaments on U.S. cable television, multiple sources have told Golfweek. The potential agreement — which is still being finalized — is with Fox Sports 1. While media companies typically pay sports leagues a substantial rights fee to air their products, the deal would not see LIV receive payment, said a source familiar with the discussions. Instead, LIV — which is controversially financed by the Saudi Arabian regime’s Public Investment Fund — would buy time on the cable channel to air its events, a move that will be widely interpreted as a failure to attract serious commercial interest in…

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  • LIV Golf nearing deal to buy time on Fox Sports to air tournaments
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    LIV Golf nearing deal to buy time on Fox Sports to air tournaments

    LIV Golf is nearing a deal to purchase air time for its tournaments on U.S. cable television, multiple people with knowledge of the situation have told Golfweek. The potential agreement — which is still being finalized — is with Fox Sports 1. While media companies typically pay sports leagues a substantial rights fee to air their products, the deal would not see LIV receive payment, said a person familiar with the discussions. Instead, LIV — which is controversially financed by the Saudi Arabian regime’s Public Investment Fund — would buy time on the cable channel to air its events, a move that will be widely interpreted as a failure to attract serious…

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  • Southern Nevada water conservation aided by golf courses, other sports
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    Southern Nevada water conservation aided by golf courses, other sports

    Anthem Country Club already had partially closed its golf course to renovate the greens when officials realized they needed to take even larger steps in light of the Southern Nevada Water Authority’s proposed new regulations. So Anthem’s board of directors opted to close the entire course and get in compliance. Anthem’s decision to take that step is one of many by local sports entities to assist Southern Nevada’s efforts to conserve in light of Lake Mead’s declining water level that has caused alarm throughout the Southwest and Mexico. “This is bigger than Anthem Country Club,” club golf course Superintendent James Symons said. “The board realizes that, so they really bought…

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  • Serena at U.S. Open, LIV Golf, NCAA football lead weekend sports schedule
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    Serena at U.S. Open, LIV Golf, NCAA football lead weekend sports schedule

    1/5 Serena Williams celebrates after winning a point against Anett Kontaveit of Estonia at the 2022 U.S. Open on Wednesday in Arthur Ashe Stadium at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y. Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo MIAMI, Sept. 2 (UPI) — Serena Williams’ final run at the U.S. Open, another LIV Golf tournament and a full slate of college football games will be the top sports events to air this weekend. Games between the WNBA playoffs and MLB and soccer regular seasons also will air from Friday through Sunday. NASCAR’s Cup Series playoffs and Formula 1’s Dutch Grand Prix also will take place…

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