August 4 - 10, 2014 Vol. 17 — No. 16

Top Stories

  • Over the top brings promise and concern

    It’s the platform that most frightens today’s major distributors and programmers of prime-time television, but also excites executives from most of the major sports leagues.

  • IOC could launch Olympic OTT network next year

    The International Olympic Committee could launch an over-the-top Olympic network as early as next year that would be available in more than 200 markets.

  • Can Little League stay true to its roots?

    At its core, Little League is as pure as it was the day it was founded 75 years ago. On its fringes, it is increasingly commercial and a generation of parents are asking for more than a fun and safe place for their children to pitch, hit and field.

  • Minor league franchise values soar

    For more than a decade, smart shoppers have been buying up minor league baseball teams, often clubs with negative balance sheets. They increase their teams’ cash flow with better operations, enhanced facilities, and professional marketing and sponsorship. The resulting rise in valuations has been dizzying.

  • Bettman’s salary rose in lockout year

    NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman earned more than $8.8 million in salary and benefits during the lockout-abbreviated 2012-13 season, up $500,000 from the previous year, according to the league’s newly available tax filing.

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