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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...
CBS Sports said they will not take any disciplinary action against college basketball analyst Billy Packer after he described Georgetown guard Allen Iverson as a "tough monkey" during their nationally
The Vikings'' change in radio partners from KFAN to WCCO is examined by Rachel Blount of the Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE. KFAN GM Dan Seeman said the team has not given him a reason for the switch. Seema
"Dateline NBC" is doing background for a story on the Ben Wright controversy, and "some folks inside CBS are seeing a none- too hidden agenda," according to J. Max Robins of VARIETY. One CBS insider s
The MLS New England Revolution will not be on radio regularly in their first season because WBPS-AM, the area''s Prime Sports Radio outlet, has changed format, according to Jim Greenidge of the BOSTON
NewSport will begin adding "on-screen local scores" in addition to national ones. NewSport Senior VP Michael Lardner said the first tests might be New York and Milwaukee (USA TODAY, 3/1)....Michael An
Fox''s strategy to cover MLB in its inaugural season is profiled in depth by USA TODAY''s Bruce Horowitz. No one believes Fox will make any money on MLB in ''96, and "most analysts suggest Fox will lo
The Kings'' trade of Wayne Gretzky could cost them more than $1M a year in TV rights, according to Larry Stewart in today''s L.A. TIMES. In ''88, before trading for Gretzky, former Kings Owner Bruce M
SportsNet, Inc. of Dallas will launch its sports news and entertainment home page on the World Wide Web this spring at http://game-time.com. The customized system will offer sports enthusiasts worldwi
HBO''s "Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel" returns on March 11 with three new segments. Featured: "A Remarkable Journey," Frank Deford''s piece on Hakeem Olajuwon; "Pioneers," on the ''66 Texas Western b
In addition to auditioning to be an analyst on Fox''s baseball coverage, former Mariners 2B Harold Reynolds could head the Diamondbacks'' community relations department (ARIZONA REPUBLIC, 2/29)....The