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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...
ESPN will "stage and televise" the second Extreme Games in ''96, according to an announcement by ESPN Senior VP/Event Management Jeff Ruhe. Ruhe: "Our plan was to stage the Extreme Games every two yea
MLB team execs "were surprised and saddened last week to hear of the resignation of 12-year MLB veteran David Allworth," VP of MLB''s broadcasting department. According to the latest BROADCASTING & CA
With the Raiders leaving L.A., the No. 2 media market in the U.S., Fox and NBC are each dealing with the situation in their own ways. Fox, which signed a four-year, $1.56B deal in ''93 to broadcast NF
SportsChannel Chicago reports an average of 200 chat-line users tapped into the June 23 White Sox-Indians game and interacted with announcers Ken Harrelson and Tom Paciorek. In addition, the two recei
Robin Roberts has signed a deal through 2001 with ESPN and ABC Sports. In addition to hosting the 6:30 pm EDT edition of "SportsCenter," Roberts will host ABC''s "Wide World of Sports"; host and do pl
HBO''s average national rating for the first two broadcast dates at Wimbledon is up 113% over last year. The ''95 average rating is a 1.7/5 share, compared to a 0.8/3 in ''94 (HBO Sports)....With the
Ticketmaster has launched "Ticketmaster Online," an Internet guide to event information, entertainment news, venue information, and ticket prices. Components of the service include: "Events" -- inform
NBC Sports President Dick Ebersol "yesterday accused baseball officials of reneging on at least two oral pledges to protect The Baseball Network, and said the sport is in a ''completely confused state
This week''s GOLF WORLD reports that during "at least two occasions in the last month, CBS announcer Ben Wright has told a tableful of dinner companions that contrary to the passionate denials he and
In the latest issue of SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, Donald Katz explores the impact of digital technology on the sporting world, and asks: "Will computer-based technologies someday offer sportslike entertainme