A source has told KSR that JMI Sports reached a deal to take broadcasting rights from IMG one year early:
Source tells KSR that JMI Sports has reached an agreement to take over UK broadcasting rights from IMG a year early. It started today
— Matt Jones (@KySportsRadio) August 30, 2014
UK announced the 15-year, $210 million year in June. Today’s football game was the first broadcast of the JMI era. Not a bad way to start.
For depth on the deal and how it will affect Kentucky, check out Tyler’s post from a couple months back.