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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 Celtics will produce and distribute a new team publication, "Celtics Monthly." Beginning this month, the newsletter will be issued monthly during the regular NBA season and bimonthly during the of
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Yesterday, Rainbow Programming Holdings Inc. said that its sports division -- SportsChannel Regional Network, NewSport, PRIME and Prism -- will debut on the Web March 12. Each site will be available d
Jazz Owner Larry Miller is reportedly close to buying KFAM radio in Salt Lake. If the deal is consummated, broadcasts of his team''s games would reportedly be moved from current station KISN-AM. Mille
U.S. West, the CO-based Baby Bell, announced yesterday they will pay $10.8B for Continental Cablevision of Boston, the nation''s third largest cable carrier with a base of 4.2 million subscribers (Jon
fX, the entertainment and sports cable network, will telecast the ''96 World League of American Football (WLAF) season, premiering April 13. The WLAF is a joint venture between the NFL and Fox, and is
The AVP is finalizing cable TV deals, ad sales and tournament management for their upcoming season, according to Reynolds & Brockinton of INSIDE MEDIA. In a four-year deal, the AVP is "paying an inser
Some preliminary overnight ratings for this weekend''s sports coverage -- NBC''s Magic-Bulls game had a 8.5 rating and a 22 share. That ranks as NBC''s 2nd highest-rated NBA telecast this season (Stev
BET and its Chairman Robert Johnson are profiled in NEWSDAY by Elizabeth Sanger. Johnson''s enterprise is currently valued at more than $500M and Johnson is working toward a market capitalization of $
The re-emergence of the "anti-superstation forces" in baseball is examined in this morning''s N.Y. TIMES. Richard Sandomir reports the Marlins recently sent a "letter of warning" to other NL owners th