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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 Milwaukee Brewers have signed a multiyear rights extension with Sinclair Broadcast Group, securing a key piece of revenue and media distribution in advance of the 2021 season.
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Major League Baseball’s Miami Marlins said they will allow around 25 per cent attendance at Marlins Park this season, making the club among the first in the league to detail plans for allowing attending f…
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ESPN has signed announcers Alex Rodriguez and Matt Vasgersian to one-year contract extensions that will keep them in place with its flagship Major League Baseball broadcast property, Sunday Night Baseball,…
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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 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.