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MLB Postseason Viewership Down 8% Heading Into High-Interest World Series MatchupPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 25 / 16
MLB heads into the World Series having averaged 4.24 million viewers for 28 playoff telecasts across FS1, TBS, MLB Network and ESPN, down 8% compared to the same period last season, when there were 31 games (including one on Fox), but up 9% from 3.9 million viewers in ’14, when there were 25 ...
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As reported yesterday, CBS Sports will air Games One and Three of the ABL Championship Series in each of the next two seasons. In San Jose, Sheldon Spencer writes that the league "will buy the time fr
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