Major League Baseball (MLB)

Pay-television broadcaster beIN Media Group has retained rights to Major League Baseball in France and across 24 countries in the Middle East and North Africa
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Fox Sports has revealed it will utilize virtual fans during its Major League Baseball broadcasts in the widespread absence of spectators at games during the rescheduled season

Pay-television broadcaster Sky has agreed a two-season rights deal to cover Major League Baseball in Italy. The deal takes in the impending 2020 season, as well as the 2021 campaign
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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.
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Major League Baseball is closing in on a seven-year media rights extension with WarnerMedia’s Turner Sports that would be worth in excess of $3.5bn, according to industry sources.
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Major League Baseball, making its public-facing re-entry from the Covid-19 pandemic with its First-Year Player Draft this week, continued the sports industry’s run of strong ratings increases among a c…
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The 2020 Major League Baseball Draft will be held remotely on June 10-11 and carried on multiple networks for the first time, it has been announced
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Major League Baseball has expanded its international rights deal with ESPN to cover more territories in Europe and Africa
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Major sports federations have urged the US government to keep Saudi Arabia on its main list of countries that do not adequately protect intellectual property as a result of the widespread piracy of content…
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ESPN has reset its announcer team for its flagship Major League Baseball broadcast property, Sunday Night Baseball, going with a two-man booth

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
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Major League Baseball and Fox Sports narrowly avoided setting a record for the least-watched World Series opener ever on US television

OTT streaming service DAZN has unseated Major League Baseball as the producer of the world’s top revenue-generating sports app, according to a new report.
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Major League Baseball this season posted a series of gains in linear and digital television consumption, contrasting with the sport’s ongoing attendance decline.
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League to distribute live streamed game into quartet of prominent international baseball markets
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MLB team to gain additional local media rights fees after nearly eight-year dispute