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Sources: Facebook In Talks With MLB To Live Stream One Game Per Week In '17Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 02 / 22 / 17
Facebook is in talks with MLB to "live stream one game per week during the upcoming season, which could be a key win as the social media platform works to offer more live sports," according to sources cited by Jessica Toonkel of REUTERS. Facebook has "pushed to sign deals with owners of sports right...
San Antonio Express-News columnist Kevin O''Keeffe resigned on Friday after claiming that his editors, who "didn''t like his criticism" of Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, "told him he could not longer wri
In consolidating its TV package, NASCAR is "figuring" each of the 34 Winston Cup events "should be worth about" $11M on the "open market," and NASCAR Senior VP & CEO Mike Helton said that "there is ro
ALL EARS: ABC President Steve Bornstein is profiled in today''s WALL STREET JOURNAL, and Kyle Pope writes that Bornstein "faces a big job" in trying to "bring some of the branding and merchandising ma
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At a New Orleans advertising conference, CBS Corp. CEO Mel Karmazin said that "he would love to buy NBC." Karmazin: "If Exxon and Mobil can combine, then why can''t I buy NBC?" The FCC currently "proh
The Patriots "tore-up" the remaining two years of WEEI- Boston''s day-after radio rights contract after the station "asked" to be released from the deal, according to Howard Manly of the BOSTON GLOBE.
The Walt Disney Co. named ESPN Chair/ABC Sports President Steve Bornstein to President of ABC Inc. Bornstein succeeds Bob Iger, who will become President of Walt Disney Int''l and Chair of the ABC Gro
A Canadian judge "upheld an injunction yesterday" that prohibits the striking CBC technicians union from setting up picket lines "close to" the Air Canada Centre for Saturday''s game against the Panth
ESPN Classic will unveil a new programming lineup on March 1 in an "effort to make its schedule more consistent for viewers," according to BRANDWEEK. The network will run a listing of "classic sports
The following lists final national Nielsen ratings for this past weekend''s network sporting events (THE DAILY). EVENT DATE NET TIME RAT/SHR "Fountain of Youth Stakes" 20-Feb ABC 3:00-3:30pm 1.2/4 NCA
ESPN.com "boasts" an integrated package that is "unmatched by its rivals," but CBS SportsLine is proving to be a "worthy opponent," and CNN/SI.com is the "dark horse in the race" for sports supremacy