New 12-Year Deal with Learfield-IMG

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New 12-Year Deal with Learfield-IMG

Postby BostonCollege1 on Thu Jan 16, 2020 1:33 am

Learfield-IMG has been a BC partner for quite a while, but it sounds like this deal is a lot bigger. Fenway Sports Group is out, I assume?

I'm (only slightly) hopeful that they will help BC improve in a few areas. Canning Meter would be a great first step.

https://bceagles.com/news/2020/1/14/boston-college-athletics-signs-multimedia-rights-deal-with-learfield-img-college.aspx
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Re: New 12-Year Deal with Learfield-IMG

Postby eepstein0 on Thu Jan 16, 2020 9:22 am

BC already works with Learfield-IMG, this seems like it could be a bigger deal.

FSG never did anything to help BC aside from their self-serving interests to benefit the Red Sox
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Re: New 12-Year Deal with Learfield-IMG

Postby BCMurt09 on Thu Jan 16, 2020 9:26 am

What if anything does this actually mean?
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Re: New 12-Year Deal with Learfield-IMG

Postby angrychicken on Thu Jan 16, 2020 9:32 am

BCMurt09 wrote:What if anything does this actually mean?

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Re: New 12-Year Deal with Learfield-IMG

Postby b0mberMan on Thu Jan 16, 2020 10:29 am

New jumbotron?

"increased digital signage"
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Re: New 12-Year Deal with Learfield-IMG

Postby Manny on Thu Jan 16, 2020 11:38 am

b0mberMan wrote:New jumbotron?

"increased digital signage"

As long as they can still SIGNAL DEAFENING NOISE.
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Re: New 12-Year Deal with Learfield-IMG

Postby JesuitIvy on Thu Jan 16, 2020 1:04 pm

BostonCollege1 wrote:Learfield-IMG has been a BC partner for quite a while, but it sounds like this deal is a lot bigger. Fenway Sports Group is out, I assume?

I'm (only slightly) hopeful that they will help BC improve in a few areas. Canning Meter would be a great first step.

https://bceagles.com/news/2020/1/14/boston-college-athletics-signs-multimedia-rights-deal-with-learfield-img-college.aspx

I like Meter, fwiw.
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Re: New 12-Year Deal with Learfield-IMG

Postby Los on Thu Jan 16, 2020 1:13 pm

JesuitIvy wrote:I like Meter, fwiw.

The "Take a bow" thing is pretty corny, especially when he does it after every. single. touchdown. It kinda loses meaning.
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Re: New 12-Year Deal with Learfield-IMG

Postby BCEagles06 on Thu Jan 16, 2020 1:58 pm

Eh, I can live with Meter, can they please move on from Pete Cronin. Wonder if they need a color guy in Fort Collins.
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Re: New 12-Year Deal with Learfield-IMG

Postby JesuitIvy on Thu Jan 16, 2020 3:36 pm

Some announcers just grate on different people. I love John Sterling who is basically the corniest baseball announcer now, but I can't stand Michael Kay and his goddam "see ya!"
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Re: New 12-Year Deal with Learfield-IMG

Postby hansen on Thu Jan 16, 2020 3:37 pm

Manny wrote:
b0mberMan wrote:New jumbotron?

"increased digital signage"

As long as they can still SIGNAL DEAFENING NOISE.


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Re: New 12-Year Deal with Learfield-IMG

Postby MilitantEagle on Thu Jan 16, 2020 6:20 pm

I'm sure their main goal is increase revenue so they will probably spend too much time trying to sell ads for the video screens at Alumni Stadium. From my perspective, their top goals should be to improve the brand, increase ticket sales and make the game day experience better. Then the ads and money will follow.
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Re: New 12-Year Deal with Learfield-IMG

Postby MF73-Eleazar on Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:40 pm

Meter is barely acceptable, agreed on Cronin. Not my fave, far from it, but have no idea as to the ex-FB player to replace him.
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Re: New 12-Year Deal with Learfield-IMG

Postby eagle33 on Thu Jan 16, 2020 8:10 pm

tuning into a game meter's calling is like listening to a high school nerd practicing play-by-play while watching a game on tv in his basement. bc needs to tell meter to "take a hike". how did meter become the voice of bc fb and hoops in the first place. i heard his old man pulled some strings.
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Re: New 12-Year Deal with Learfield-IMG

Postby twballgame9 on Thu Jan 16, 2020 10:44 pm

JesuitIvy wrote:Some announcers just grate on different people. I love John Sterling who is basically the corniest baseball announcer now, but I can't stand Michael Kay and his goddam "see ya!"


You like John Sterling and Meter. And probably communism and Duke basketball. Christ, stop liking shit.
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Re: New 12-Year Deal with Learfield-IMG

Postby DomingoOrtiz on Fri May 15, 2020 9:37 am

eagle33 wrote:tuning into a game meter's calling is like listening to a high school nerd practicing play-by-play while watching a game on tv in his basement. bc needs to tell meter to "take a hike". how did meter become the voice of bc fb and hoops in the first place. i heard his old man pulled some strings.


Are we finally rid of Meter?
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Re: New 12-Year Deal with Learfield-IMG

Postby BostonCollege1 on Fri May 15, 2020 10:54 am

DomingoOrtiz wrote:
eagle33 wrote:tuning into a game meter's calling is like listening to a high school nerd practicing play-by-play while watching a game on tv in his basement. bc needs to tell meter to "take a hike". how did meter become the voice of bc fb and hoops in the first place. i heard his old man pulled some strings.


Are we finally rid of Meter?


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Re: New 12-Year Deal with Learfield-IMG

Postby HJS on Fri May 15, 2020 11:29 am

Meter Tweeted minutes before the previous post that he will be doing morning TV (local ABC station) in Providence. I don't know why that would mean he couldn't do BC sports. Maybe it is related to us losing Jarmond?
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Re: New 12-Year Deal with Learfield-IMG

Postby ATLeagle on Fri May 15, 2020 2:14 pm

Meter is staying with BC Football. IMG is in serious trouble. All media rights contracts could be totally rewritten shortly.
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