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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...
Ted Turner at one point considered cancelling the Goodwill Games scheduled for New York in Summer ''98, according to Neal Travis of the N.Y. POST. Sources report Turner "has been operating with a part
Cablevision Systems Corp. of Long Island decided not to offer Ultimate Fighting Championships this past Friday. The only other U.S. cable operator that reportedly does not offer the bouts is InterMedi
Turner Broadcasting''s Board of Directors Friday approved a partnership with Time Inc.''s Sports Illustrated to form CNN/SI, a 24-hour sports news channel launching in December. Jim Walton, Exec Produ
CBS received a preliminary overnight rating of a 6.5 and a 16 share for its coverage of the Daytona 500 on Sunday (Nielsen Sports Marketing Service). That is up 5% from last year''s telecast. CBS exec
TNT''s "Inside the NBA" on Tuesday will feature "Music Night," with a live performance by popular singer Monica. She will headline a segment that will look at the musical careers of Shaquille O''Neal
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. is expected to create a 24- hour sports news cable channel by the end of the year, according to Bill Carter in this morning''s N.Y. TIMES. A Turner executive said the
NBC Sports President Dick Ebersol is featured in an extensive profile in this morning''s ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. Jeffrey Scott writes that "if, in the rest of the world," the Olympic Games belong to IOC
Fox TV said yesterday it will begin rating the programs it airs for sexual and violent content. ABC, NBC, and CBS have agreed "in principle" to such a system, but are seeking an "industrywide agreemen
During coverage of the Daytona 500 Sunday, CBS Sports Director Bob Fishman will have 60 different camera angles focusing on the race. In Chicago, Steve Nidetz notes "that''s more shots than a director
Cleveland''s WKBR-AM all-sports radio station is touting itself as the "No. 1 all-sports radio station in America," citing Arbitron ratings for Fall ''95. During the time, which included the baseball