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MLB, Nationals Claim MASN Is Overreaching In Effort To Get Court Ruling Vacated

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 01 / 29 / 15

MLB and the Nationals, in new court filings with the N.Y. Supreme Court, said the Orioles-controlled MASN is overreaching in its ongoing lawsuit to vacate a league ruling in favor of the DC club. The latest documents, filed in advance of a scheduled May 18 trial, contend MASN is stalling to prevent ...

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Tags: Media, MASN

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SportsBusiness Daily: Dodgers Spend $20M On Bankruptcy Case

The Dodgers said today in a filing with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware they have spent $20.18M on their ongoing bankruptcy case for the nine months ended Feb. 29, a period covering the entire case up to that date. The sum is up by $1.89M from the prior month and extends the ...

SportsBusiness Daily: MLB Opens Redesigned Fan Cave In N.Y.

MLB today opened its newly redesigned Fan Cave in N.Y., with the space outfitted this year by the league's creative services department in partnership with design firms Lot71 and Lillian August. Among the new features are a series of 125 stadium lights and a window wrap showing an image of fa ...

SportsBusiness Journal: MLBAM Gameday adds features

MLB Advanced Media this week will introduce additions to its Gameday live game tracker, including a new element of automated color commentary. Using the past four seasons of accumulated, detailed game data, the new Scout feature on Gameday will identify statistical trends and tendencies, such as ...

Tags: Media

SportsBusiness Journal: MLB issues to watch

Major League Baseball is arguably in its strongest position ever with attendance at historically high levels, a new five-year labor deal in place, and competitive balance leveling the playing field. But MLB is still grappling with numerous pressing issues as the new season unfolds. Here’s a l ...

Tags: In-Depth, MLB Season Preview

SportsBusiness Journal: Ownership gives Dodgers hope again

Even Stan Kasten, presumptive president and chief executive of the Los Angeles Dodgers, was trying to come to grips with the mammoth scope of the $2.15 billion agreement to buy the historic team from Frank McCourt. “Given the very recent and significant escalation in franchise prices, I&rsq ...

Tags: Franchises

SportsBusiness Journal: Names in the game

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Tags: In-Depth, MLB Season Preview

SportsBusiness Daily: FSM Schedules Liverpool Match In Baltimore

Fenway Sports Management has set a second game in the summer North American tour for sister operation EPL club Liverpool, which will play league rival Totttenham Hotspur on July 28 at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore. FSM earlier this week announced a July 25 game for Liverpool at Fenway Park again ...

SportsBusiness Daily: MLB Net To Show Japan Game Live

MLB Network said earlier today it will show tomorrow's A's-Mariners game live, the second of the two-game MLB Japan Opening Series in Tokyo, beginning at 5:00am ET. The first game of the set at 6:00am today was shown on a three-hour tape delay with the aim of drawing a larger audience. But a signifi ...

SportsBusiness Daily: Liverpool To Play AS Roma At Fenway Park

Fenway Sports Management has completed a long-anticipated deal to bring sister operation EPL club Liverpool FC to Fenway Park to play a July 25 exhibition against Serie A club AS Roma. Other games are slated to be announced in the coming days as part of a larger North American tour arranged and mana ...

Tags: Events and Attractions

SportsBusiness Daily: MLB, Row 44 Sign Deal For In-Flight Videos

MLBAM has struck a wide-ranging pact with California-based in-flight entertainment company Row 44 Inc. in which MLBAM will provide all the back-end streaming technology and digital rights management for Row 44's battery of live and on-demand in-flight video. MLBAM last year struck a content deal wit ...

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