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SBD/April 26, 2013/Media
Published April 26, 2013
YOUTH MOVEMENT: In Indianapolis, Kyle Neddenriep noted the Indiana High School Athletic Association Wednesday night announced that it had "reached a three-year agreement with Fox Sports Indiana for its state championship events, including football and boys and girls basketball." FS Indiana will "broadcast 32 IHSAA state championship games and three tournament pairings shows annually, starting in the fall of 2013." The IHSAA will "continue to produce its own content for Fox Sports Indiana, as it has done the past three years for" WTTV-Fox (INDYSTAR.com, 4/24).
ON THE BACK BURNER: Time Warner Cable Chair & CEO Glenn Britt said of the Dodgers' RSN deals, "We haven't yet begun the process of seeking affiliate deals." He added that the process "tends to happen closer to the network launch" (CABLEFAX DAILY, 4/26).