Because they're in the midst of European & ROW negotiations and this puts them in a position of strength for their negotiations. Probably gains them an additional $50 Million signing bonus.
(Just as good an analysis as all of the #$%$ I've been reading, and it might even be true!)
And they'll announce this awesome agreement this weekend, too! IMO, of course.
yes, it will be at 3 AM on Saturday morning! IMO, of course.