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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...
BSkyB, the News Corp.-owned satellite TV group, has proposed a joint venture with English soccer''s Premier League by which the league will be offered a percentage of every subscription sold to Sky Sp
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The L.A. Galaxy posted "record viewing audiences" for a single MLS game with its 3.0 rating on Univision affiliate KMEX- TV. The Sunday game was second only to NBA coverage on NBC. The team''s four ga
Federal antitrust officials "have reached ''a general consensus'' to try to block or substantially modify" Time Warner''s proposed buyout of Turner Broadcasting, according to this morning''s WASHINGTO
Overnight ratings from Nielsen Sports Marketing for last weekend''s top events. Saturday''s NBA game on NBC was the Sonics- Rockets. Game 1 of Sunday''s triple-header on NBC was Hawks- Pacers; Game 2
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Prime Sports KBL, Pittsburgh''s sports cable channel, said yesterday it would cancel its Penguins advertising contract with Pittsburgh Brewing Co. if a $500,000 payment is not received by Friday, acco
NEWSDAY''s Steve Zipay calls the 9:30pm EDT tip-off on TNT for the Knicks-Bulls tonight "ridiculously late for a weeknight, and lousy scheduling for a league that boasts of its reputation for attracti
Fox Sports'' plans for its MLB coverage are examined in a piece in Sunday''s N.Y. TIMES MAGAZINE. Tom Friend writes, "Fox executives are arrogant to the core, and believe they could market even a game
Canada''s TSN and its French-language affiliate RDS lost the satellite feed from the Canada-Russia semifinal game in the hockey World Championships just as Canada''s Paul Kariya was preparing to take
Negotiators for the four CBC unions contemplating a strike said NHL playoff coverage will not be disrupted through the weekend. As of midnight tonight, all unions will be in a strike position (TORONTO
A growing number of NBA and NHL teams are making their first and second round home playoff games available only via pay-per- view. In the NBA, the Rockets, Suns, Blazers, Sonics, and Spurs all distrib