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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...
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CBC announced yesterday that it "will not carry" Saturday''s Maple Leafs-Senators game as part of its "Hockey Night In Canada" because of the two-week-old technicians strike, according to Chris Zelkov
Canadian TV broadcasters are reporting ratings for NBA games have "risen from a season ago," according to Robert MacLeod of the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL. Fears of a viewer loss due to the lockout "appear"
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San Antonio Express-News columnist Kevin O''Keeffe resigned on Friday after claiming that his editors, who "didn''t like his criticism" of Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, "told him he could not longer wri