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Clippers' Ballmer Reportedly Declines Prime Ticket's Extension Offer, Wants OTT NetworkPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 28 / 15
Clippers Owner Steve Ballmer "has turned down" a $60M-a-year offer from FS Prime Ticket for local-TV rights and is instead "forging ahead with a plan to start his own over-the-top streaming network," according to Claire Atkinson of the N.Y. POST. Sources said that if he "follows through on the plan,...
The ABL and Fox Sports Net (FSN) have agreed on a three-year deal that the "league hopes will give it the national exposure to compete" with the WNBA, according to Bruce Berlet of the HARTFORD COURANT
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The USTA and CBS Sports have reached a multi-year agreement to extend the network''s broadcast rights to the U.S. Open through 2004. As part of the new deal, CBS Sports will broadcast four half-hour s
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CNN/SI has begun allowing cable affiliates to insert up to six hours a day of local sports programing, "along with local advertising avails and marketing support," according to Lee Hall of ELECTRONIC
HTS and Fox Sports South will be awarded the TV rights to NHL Hurricanes games "today or early next week," according to Steve Politi of the Raleigh NEWS & OBSERVER. The deal, which will "probably" las
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In N.Y., Richard Sandomir interviews ABL Commissioner Gary Cavalli, who says that the WNBA''s success "is helping him sell operating agreements for several teams." Sandomir adds that while season tick
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