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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...
In a move designed to boost ABC''s college basketball ratings, Raycom, which produces the games for the network, plans to reduce the number of broadcast "windows" next season, according to sources in
Time Warner Chair Gerald Levin told Larry King he believes the FTC will not challenge the $7.5B merger of his company with Turner Broadcasting. Levin: "As long as Levin, Turner and Malone want it to h
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The leadership at FIFA is facing a "boardroom revolt" over its handling of future World Cup marketing and TV rights, according to today''s FINANCIAL TIMES. European members of FIFA''s Executive Commit
A decision on the Ravens'' local radio carrier is not "immediately forthcoming," according to Milton Kent of the Baltimore SUN. Still, Kent reports Infinity (WJFK-AM and WLIF- FM) is vying against Hea
Saturday is Derby Day, and if you can''t be in Louisville for this week''s activities, the next best thing may be Virtual Churchill Downs, the tracks Web site. Accessible through both http://www.churc
The second of five head-to-head segments in Shell''s Wonderful World of Golf airs Sunday on ABC at 1:30pm EDT. The event, from Cabo del Sol in Mexico, will pit Jack Nicklaus against Lee Trevino. This
Canada''s TSN plans to establish a Vancouver-based sports anchor desk, regardless of the decision of the Canadian Radio- Television and Telecom Commission on the bids of CTV and TSN for a regional spo
The future of ABC and ESPN under new Disney management is the focus of an extensive piece by Terry Lefton in the current issue of BRANDWEEK. Lefton writes, "Coming up with cross- promotion ideas is si