Major League Baseball (MLB)
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.
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