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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 has finalized a seven-year media-rights deal with Turner Sports worth more than $3.7bn (€3.2bn), keeping the WarnerMedia-owned outlet in the fold as one of the league’s key partners.
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Major League Baseball has been awarded more than $6m (€5.1
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Major League Baseball this week is widely debuting the MLB Film Room, a new digital video archive product aimed at enabling far greater user customization and distribution of the the league’s extensive f…

Indian online sports platform FanCode has acquired streaming rights for Major League Baseball and the Caribbean Premier League T20 tournament in separate deals

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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.