NBA basketball franchise the Los Angeles Clippers has agreed a multi-year extension to its partnership with cable television channel Prime Ticket in a deal that reportedly doubles the value of its local rights.
The University of California, Berkeley, in the US has signed a multimedia rights deal with the Learfield Sports agency, in a move that will end an existing relationship with the IMG College division of the IMG agency.
NFL American football team the Los Angeles Rams has secured a multi-year local rights deal with KCBS-TV/CBS 2, a regional television channel operated by US network CBS.
Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti have called for a resolution to be reached in the carriage dispute that is restricting the broadcast of Los Angeles Dodgers games in the team’s local region.
NHL ice hockey franchise the Anaheim Ducks has signed a “long-term” contract extension with local broadcast rights-holder Fox Sports Prime Ticket.
US cable-television operator Time Warner Cable has agreed a deal with independent broadcast station KDOC that will allow all local fans of the Los Angeles Dodgers to watch the MLB baseball team’s final six regular season games.
US pay-television broadcaster Comcast SportsNet has extended its local rights deal with NBA basketball franchise the Sacramento Kings.
National Hockey League commissioner Gary Bettman has intervened in talks over San Jose Sharks’ local broadcast rights deal amid fears the long-term agreement is seriously affecting the ice hockey team’s financial position, according to the San Jose Mercury News.
Cable-television operator Time Warner Cable Sports has become the official Spanish-language local rights-holder of California-based Major League Soccer club Chivas USA.
Independent regional broadcaster KDOC-TV has agreed a deal to become the official English-language local rights-holder of California-based Major League Soccer team Chivas USA.
MLB baseball franchise the Los Angeles Dodgers have announced that their new regional pay-television sports channel, SportsNet LA, will launch on February 25.
DirecTV Sports and its Root Sports regional sports network has agreed a multi-year rights deal with the Mountain West US college sports conference.