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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...
WCCO-AM has won radio rights to the Vikings, beating out KFAN-AM, rightsholder for the past five years, and KSTP-AM and KQRS-FM. KFAN Station Manager Dan Seeman: "We had a good and aggressive offer on
Martina Navratilova and Billie Jean King will join with Mary Carillo on HBO to "form the first all-female broadcasting team to cover men''s tennis at Wimbledon." TV GUIDE reports that Carillo will han
Irish golfer David Feherty has been approached by USA and CBS to work as a commentator on their golf telecasts (GOLFWORLD, 2/23 issue)...The Family Circle Cup tennis tournament has implemented a Web s
After a "brief, disastrous experiment" in Britain during the ''80s, the NBA is back with games and highlight shows shown several times a week on Channel Four, a commercial rival to the BBC. The "diffi
AZ Cardinals Owner Bill Bidwill has exercised the escape clause on his radio and TV rights partnership with MAC America, which includes KTVK-Channel 3 and KESZ-FM. While utilizing the clause two years
The exclusive relationship between DC''s WRC-TV and the Bullets on the team''s name change is criticized by Leonard Shapiro of the WASHINGTON POST. WRC-TV, an NBC affiliate, was one of the sponsors of
Fox is offering advertisers on MLB games logo and message space on rotating signage systems installed behind home plate at many ballparks, according to Brockinton & Reynolds of INSIDE MEDIA. Through a
ABC and ESPN have signed an agreement with Princeton Video Image, a producer of video insertion technology, to utilize video-only advertising in some live sporting events this spring. PVI, formerly Pr
The Devil Rays announced a non-broadcast TV deal with SportsChannel Florida, the cable network recently purchased by Wayne Huizenga. The seven-year deal, which starts immediately and runs through 2002
SportsTicker announced its news and information service will be offered on PCN -- The PointCast Network, a free online news service. PointCast delivers instant broadcast news and information directly