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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...
USA Today will launch a "regularly updated" news and info service on The Microsoft Network. USA Today President & Publisher Tom Curley: "The online service is as vibrant and user friendly as our newsp
Microsoft Corp. is "very close" to agreeing to invest at least $1B in Turner Broadcasting, according to Porter Bibb, a Wall Street analyst and Ted Turner biographer cited in today''s ATLANTA CONSTITUT
At NBC''s annual NFL preseason "seminar," NBC Sports President Dick Ebersol said The Baseball Network concept could have worked. Ebersol: "I will always believe if the strike had not come, this thing
Jiggs McDonald, the former Islanders SportsChannel /play-by- play man who will move to the Maple Leafs'' local broadcasts this season, "blasted" the Islanders, the club he covered for 15 seasons. Acco
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The Univ. of Oregon''s James Warsaw Sports Marketing Center will stage a "cybercast" of the September 9 Oregon-Illinois football game with title sponsor Sierra On-Line. The event will combine real-tim
In Chicago, Steve Nidetz criticizes The Baseball Network''s policy of blacking out non-prime time games on nights that TBN has exclusivity. This Friday, the Cubs day game will not be locally broadcast
The ACC, along with Raycom Inc. and Jefferson-Pilot Sports, have announced a six-year cable TV deal with Home Team Sports, SportSouth and Sunshine Network that includes over 350 hours of ACC programmi
On August 28, ESPN will become one of the first to charge a subscription fee for its Web site, ESPNET SportsZone (http://ESPNET.SportsZone.com). ESPN will charge users $4.95 per month or $39.95 per ye
While Don King had said that Buster Mathis would be Mike Tyson''s second post-comeback opponent, Saturday night''s 83-second mismatch may cause Tyson''s camp to move to get a stronger match- up, espec