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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...
NBC''s Will McDonough is being criticized by some Browns observers for favoring Art Modell in his discussions of the team. But McDonough, in speaking with the Akron BEACON JOURNAL, said his coverage i
Former Piston Bill Laimbeer has signed a deal with PASS cable to do a sports program. Laimbeer''s show will be featured monthly (DETROIT NEWS, 12/22)....NHL Senior VP Steve Solomon, formerly of ABC, "
The December 4 issue of Sports Illustrated that featured a cover story on the Browns move is going to a second printing, according to David Adams of the AKRON BEACON JOURNAL. The magazine usually sell
Turner Sports Senior VP Kevin O''Malley said Turner Broadcasting is not interested in covering IndyCar''s U.S. 500 in Michigan on May 26. O''Malley: "We were offered the race, as a number of other peo
In a Q&A in the current issue of INSIDE MEDIA, Fox Sports President David Hill said the network looks at each sports event "as it comes up to find out if it will work for us, what we can do with it, w
Fox claims Nielsen ratings for "several key shows" at its WLUK affiliate in Green Bay are "out of line, and they may contest the November sweeps ratings book" (REUTER/DAILY VARIETY, 12/21)....Speaking
The future of Fox''s fX cable channel in the wake of the Fox- Liberty sports alliance is examined by VARIETY''s Joe Flint. The partnership plans to use fX as a "major part" of its sports plans, turnin
The contract of Jim Nelford, The Golf Channel''s lead analyst for live men''s tournament coverage, was not renewed for ''96. TGC VP/Production Mike Whelan said the two sides could not come to terms on
The Lions have denied reports they will move radio rights from WWJ-AM to WXYT-AM despite a report by Bill Rose of the DETROIT FREE PRESS that the team has struck a three-year, $10.2M deal with Infinit
Fox''s Saturday evening telecast of Tyson-Mathis gained a 16.1 national rating and a 28 share, making it Fox''s highest rated night of programming ever. Fox estimates more than 43 million viewers tune