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RSNs Push MLB For Local Streaming Rights As Concerns Grow About Mobile Viewers03 / 07 / 14
RSNs across the U.S. are "pressing Major League Baseball to get the rights to stream local games to portable devices," according to Josh Kosman of the N.Y. POST. Baseball fans "can't watch live games on their tablets or smartphones outside their home, and the RSNs fear they could be losing viewers w...
K-III Communications has acquired the magazine, "Pro Football Weekly," and its affiliated businesses for an undisclosed amount from USA Sports, PFWA Investors and Jones Sports (USA TODAY, 7/8)....Rayc
German media group Kirch and Swiss marketing agency ISL won the largest soccer broadcasting deal with a $2.2B bid for non- U.S. TV rights to the 2002 and 2006 World Cups, according to the FINANCIAL TI
Final preparations are underway for the Summer Games -- in Atlanta and in cyberspace. Here''s an update on several Olympic-related Web sites covered (some noted previously in this space) as the date o
NBC will kick off its MLB coverage this year with the 67th MLB All-Star Game on Tuesday, July 9. Bob Costas will call the play-by-play and be joined by analysts Bob Uecker and Joe Morgan. Jim Gray wil
Scidel Technologies, which markets virtual advertising systems, is in talks with NBC to use its system during the Toshiba Tennis Classic on August 24 (ELECTRONIC MEDIA, 7/1 issue)....Ratings for the T
The U.S. TV telecasting arm of the international sports alliance between News Corp., Liberty Media and TCI has been named Fox Sports Net. In addition to naming the national network, each of the region
A random survey by GOLF DIGEST of 2,000 of their subscribers indicates that CBS is the favorite network for golf coverage among golf fans. CBS also was the top-ranked network during the last TV poll b
With a "scant month" to go before the NFL exhibition season, the Ravens still have not reached a decision on TV and radio partners, according to the Baltimore SUN. But Ravens Exec VP David Modell said
According to research by Newport, RI-based Performance Research, the level of ESPN''s X Games fans'' sponsor loyalty is higher than that of the Olympics (USA TODAY, 7/2).... Herndon, VA-based Network
Pilson Communications, the TV consulting and representation firm headed by former CBS Sports President Neal Pilson, marked its first anniversary yesterday. PCI has singed more than a dozen clients, in