The Sports Business Journal reported
that CBS has acquired English-language media rights for the UEFA
Champions League, beginning with the 2021-22 season and for two seasons after that.
The rights currently belong to Turner Sports, which is in the second year of a three-year deal.
Other news from SBJ on the deal:
-- The games will air on the CBS, CBS Sports Network and CBS's pay streaming service, "All Access."
-- Univision will retain Spanish-language
media rights to the Champions League.
-- CBS and Univision will $150 million -- up from $100 million -- for the rights.
-- ESPN, Fox Sports, NBC Sports/Telemundo and Turner Sports also