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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 NBA "reportedly has put the brakes" on a $10-20M deal with Sony that would bring surround sound of on-court action to viewers, according to NEWSDAY''s Steve Zipay. The league is apparently "concer
Vancouver''s new GM Place is being referred to by print and broadcast journalist as "The Garage" (Toronto GLOBE & MAIL, 12/6)...Fox Sports President David Hill commented on this week''s experiment usi
Official winners of sports categories in the 17th annual National CableAce Awards presented last Saturday. WRITING A DOCUMENTARY SPECIAL: Frank Deford, "Arthur Ashe: Citizen of the World," HBO; BUSINE
Cap Cities/ABC announced yesterday it will launch a 24-hour news channel by early ''97 posing a challenge to Turner Broadcasting''s "lucrative" CNN. ABC''s channel will "focus on local news provided b
Former Cubs and Reds announcer Thom Brennaman signed a five- year deal yesterday to become the expansion Diamondbacks'' radio and TV voice in ''98. Financial terms were not disclosed. Part of Brennama
The Browns-Chargers game Sunday on NBC still drew significant overnight numbers in Cleveland, but wasn''t a huge attraction in the team''s future home. The game generated a 30.0 rating in Cleveland, w
When the NBA passed its broadcast rights to be handled by ESPN Radio on the ABC Radio Network, the league ended a four-year "run of in-house management of the property," according to Laura Rich of INS
The Lions are close to a decision as to whether they will switch signals on their radio broadcast rights, according to Mike O''Hara in today''s DETROIT NEWS. The team is at the end of its deal with WW
Dennis Rodman has completed a deal with WMAQ-TV in Chicago to join sports anchor Jon Kelley on the weekly "Sports Sunday" during the NBA season (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 12/5)....Sports Illustrated Managing E
Cap Cities/ABC is expected to announce plans for a 24-hour news network to be launched in 1997. The new "service won''t be widely available for some time" with the distribution of the channel "expecte