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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...
The NHLPA has added playoff information on its Web site. Included are player features, up-to-date stats along with analysis by Kings goalie Kelly Hrudey of each playoff series. The site can be accesse
A film starring Bill Murray as Bill Veeck is reportedly a "done deal," according to the CHICAGO TRIBUNE. The long talked about project will have Turner Pictures pay Murray $10M to portray the legendar
In an interview in the latest BROADCASTING & CABLE, Liberty Media President & CEO Peter Barton describes what to expect from the partnership with Fox on the new fX sports and entertainment channel. Ba
NBC''s ranking as the top-rated prime-time network is examined by Greg Baxton of the L.A. TIMES, who writes, "The momentum is so strong that some experts are saying that NBC may be poised to dominate
In exchange for the Sunshine Network''s guarantee of a sellout for tonight''s Game 4 with the Flyers, the Lightning has granted the cable net the rights to carry the game. Sunshine will also carry Gam
USA TODAY''s Michael Heistand writes of ESPN''s two-day, 17- hour NFL Draft coverage: "TV sports'' answer to the Jerry Lewis telethon is better evaluated by the ton: By that measure, ESPN delivered" (
In a "Viewpoint" piece in yesterday''s N.Y. TIMES, Walter Staab, President of SFM Media Corp., makes the case for "modified competition" for Nielsen through a regular bidding process (N.Y. TIMES, 4/21
Since Fox chose to go with games in New York, Chicago, Philadelphia and Detroit, all Top 10 markets, the Blues debuted their pay-per-view plan last night "a few days earlier than could have been the c
Rupert Murdoch''s News Corp. "is about to make a multi- billion dollar bid for the world broadcasting rights for the World Cup finals in 2002 and 2006," according to FINANCIAL TIMES. The move is seen
Indians VP of Public Relations Bob DiBiasio said the team has informed the AL of another incident involving Albert Belle and a member of the media. Tony Tomsic, a photographer for Sports Illustrated w