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Eric Fisher covers baseball and digital media for SportsBusiness Journal/Daily.

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Court Sets March Date To Hear Oral Arguments In Ongoing MASN Media-Rights Dispute

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 02 / 16 / 17

The appellate division of the N.Y. Supreme Court has set a date of March 14 to hear oral arguments in the ongoing MASN media rights dispute. Two core issues will be before the court in the long-running case: whether to confirm a lower court ruling from ’15 vacating a league decision in favor o...

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