Featured Story

MLB Cardinals Get Equity Stake In FS Midwest As Part Of 15-Year Media-Rights Deal

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 30 / 15

The MLB Cardinals have signed a media-rights deal with Fox Sports, agreeing to a 15-year deal that gives the team an equity stake in FS Midwest. Financial terms were not released, but sources said that Fox will pay the team around $50M in the first year of the new deal, which starts with the ‘...

Read More

Tags: MLB, St. Louis Cardinals, Media, Fox

More Stories

02/07/97
MEDIA NOTES

NBC''s "Meet The Press" on Sunday will feature a roundtable discussion with Tim Russert on the topic, "Basketball, Sports and Responsibilities." Guests include Michael Jordan, Charles Barkley, Grant H

Tags: ESPN, IBM, NBA, NBC, Media, TBS/TNT, Utah Jazz, Walt Disney, WNBA

02/06/97
MIGHTY DUCKS FILE SUIT FOR RETURN TO FOX SPORTS WEST

The Mighty Ducks have filed a lawsuit that seeks to put the team back on Fox Sports West, after recently being switched to Fox Sports West 2, according to Jim Hodges in today''s L.A. TIMES. Fox Sports

Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Ducks, Anaheim Sports, News Corp./Fox, Media, Walt Disney

02/06/97
REPORT HAS INVESTIGATIVE BOOK ON NBA SET FOR MAY RELEASE

In Toronto, William Houston writes that a new book, entitled "The Money Players, Days and Nights in the New NBA," will be published by Pocket Books, a division of Simon & Schuster, this May. It is wri

Tags: ABC, NBA, Sports Illustrated, Media, Walt Disney

02/06/97
EUROPEAN COMMISSION LOOKING TO KEEP SPORT EVENTS ON FREE TV

The European Commission called Wednesday for guarantees that major sporting events, such as the World Cup, the Olympic Games and the European Soccer Championships, will be broadcast free of charge, ac

Tags: BSkyB, Media

02/06/97
NBA INKS DEAL WITH SPORTSTICKER ON REAL-TIME DISTRIBUTION

SportsTicker has signed an agreement with the NBA to become the "Authorized Real-Time Statistics Distributor of the NBA." The deal enables SportsTicker to gather game information directly from the NBA

Tags: ESPN, NBA, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

02/06/97
MEDIA NOTES

Conde Naste Sports for Women, the magazine launching in October, named its contributing editors, including Sally Jenkins, Martina Navratilova, Lesley Visser and Betsy Nagelson (Conde Naste)....Jim Hun

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, CBS, News Corp./Fox, Media, Viacom

02/05/97
MEDIA NOTES

Fox News Chair Roger Ailes, on Fox anchor Catherine Crier breaking in with a "special report" to hype the Blues Brothers appearance during the Super Bowl halftime show: "[If Fox] had to do it again, w

Tags: ESPN, News Corp./Fox, Media, St. Louis Blues, Walt Disney

02/05/97
TIME TO X-HALE: ESPN'S WINTER X-GAMES WRAP UP

ESPN''s prime-time coverage of the winter X-Games in Big Bear Lake, CA, drew a .81 average, while ESPN2''s prime-time coverage drew a .47 average. ESPN Dir of Corporate Communications Ronni Faust told

Tags: ABC, ESPN, Media, Walt Disney

02/05/97
TEAM MEDIA NOTES: YANKEES SIGN FIVE-YEAR RADIO DEAL

MSG Network signed a five-year deal with the Yankees for the radio rights beginning this season. The agreement also gives MSG the rights to broadcast pre-game, post-game, pre-season and postseason pro

Tags: Cablevision, Comcast-Spectacor, Detroit Pistons, Detroit Red Wings, Detroit Tigers, ESPN, Madison Square Garden, Minnesota Twins, MLB, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, Palace Sports & Entertainment, San Diego Padres, Media, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

02/05/97
NHL LOOKING FOR A WIDER DISTRIBUTION NET

The NHL is "shooting to place its out-of-market season subscription packages on cable, wireless cable and telco video systems by the start of next season," according to Alan Breznick of CABLE WORLD. T

Tags: DirecTV, ESPN, News Corp./Fox, NHL, Media, Walt Disney

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug