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Major League Baseball has secured a domestic renewal with Turner Sports for the 2022-28 cycle worth over 50 per cent more than the broadcaster’s current outlay. But the league is looking to boost rights revenues further, with plans to significantly expand the postseason.

In the latest interactive monthly data report, SportBusiness Media analyses the media-rights landscape of Major League Baseball

In the latest interactive monthly data report, SportBusiness Media analyses the media-rights landscape of Major League Baseball

As TikTok has grown into one of the world's most popular social-media apps during the past year, the short-form video-sharing platform has become an important tool for sports rights-holders to expand and engage their fanbases. 

Pay-television platform Sky Italia and Perform Group’s OTT service DAZN will probably both be happy with the outcome of an intense period of rights negotiations in Italy.
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Major League Baseball’s 2020 World Series, a six-game triumph for the Los Angeles Dodgers, ended with the event’s lowest-ever television ratings in the United States.
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Major League Baseball has introduced new features with short-form social media platform Snapchat in which the company’s augmented reality platform has now been incorporated into the league’s Ballpark mob…

Major League Baseball has completed a multi-year rights deal with Star Sports India in which the broadcaster will show each game of the 2020 and 2021 World Series live across India
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Major League Baseball be prominently featuring the New York Yankees and Los Angeles, perennially two of the league’s most popular clubs, during this week’s Division Series playoffs, with each team to …

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Major League Baseball has secured an uplift in the value of its media rights in China despite the early termination of its deal with LeSports.

DAZN last month secured Major League Baseball rights, the only major US sports property missing from its portfolio in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

In the latest interactive monthly data report, TV Sports Markets analyses media-rights in the US major leagues: MLB, the NBA, the NFL and the NHL

In the latest interactive monthly data report, TV Sports Markets analyses media-rights in the US major leagues: MLB, the NBA, the NFL and the NHL

Major League Baseball’s three-year deal with Chinese internet operator Le Sports guarantees the league extensive coverage in China for the first time.

Sport1’s deal last week for the rights to the National Hockey League means the sports broadcaster now has exclusive rights to each of the four top North American sports leagues.

Sport1 acquires MLB baseball rights in Germany

In its haste to exit the UK, ESPN may have missed an opportunity with its ESPN America channel

UK pay-operator’s English Premier League deal was year's largest television sports-rights deal.