The NBA renewed its deals with ESPN and TNT, even though two seasons remain on the existing ones. The league’s annual revenue from the new agreements will increase from $930 million to more than $2.6 billion, according to a person familiar with the terms.
Bob Condotta: Penalties hadn't really been an issue in the first three games for Seattle, with the Seahawks called for 19. But Seattle almost matched that against Washington with 13 for 90 yards, three nullifying touchdowns. That obviously can't continue.
The Seahawks wasted little time getting out to a lead against Washington on Monday, taking the opening kickoff and driving 65 yards in six plays. The drive culminated with a 15-yard pass from Russell Wilson to Jermaine Kearse (video here) with 12:44 to go in the first quarter. Photo below by John Lo