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Twitter To Stream Live, Out-Of-Market MLB, NHL Games; New Highlight Show To DebutPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 25 / 16
Twitter has struck a far-reaching deal with MLBAM in which it will stream live, weekly out-of-market games for both MLB and the NHL. There also will be a new, exclusive nightly multisport highlights show in collaboration with 120 Sports, of which MLBAM is a founding partner. The deal extends a recen...
CTV SportsNet execs were "facing the embarrassing and costly prospect of dropping" several Blue Jays games because of "conflicts" with the NHL playoffs and have had to "remove" a Jays game from its na
In the first "head-to-head-to-head" battle of Phoenix pro sports teams, the D''Backs were "at the head of the pack" in local Nielsen TV HH ratings in going up against the Suns and Coyotes on April 14,
Today, THE DAILY debuts "Online Drive," which profiles the Web development of each MLB franchise. First up, the Marlins, whose site is located at www.flamarlins.com. THE LINE-UP: The Marlins have a pa
PEOPLE: Fox named Keith Olbermann as the studio host for its "Saturday Baseball Game of the Week." Olbermann will replace Chip Caray, who will take on a play-by-play role and team with analyst Jeff To
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RATINGS: Wayne Gretzky''s NHL finale on Sunday against the Penguins earned a 3.09 rating on MSG, or 210,506 TV HHs in the N.Y. arena (THE DAILY). The NHL game produced a combined N.Y.-area viewership
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ESPN has reached a "tentative agreement" with TCU that "guarantees" the school''s football and basketball programs national TV exposure for the next five years, according to Jennifer Floyd of the FT.