Major League Baseball (MLB)

German sports broadcaster Sport1 has acquired rights for North America’s Major League Baseball.

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Subscribers to Major League Baseball’s online streaming service, MLB.TV, will be able to access live coverage of the World Series for the first time, the North American league has announced.

Australian commercial broadcaster Nine has acquired media rights for the US Major League Baseball season-opening games in Australia between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks.

Canadian pay-television sports broadcaster TSN has acquired media rights for Major League Baseball’s marquee Sunday, Monday, and Wednesday night games.

MLB baseball franchise the Los Angeles Dodgers have announced that their new regional pay-television sports channel, SportsNet LA, will launch on February 25.

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MLB Advanced Media (MLBAM), the interactive media and internet company of Major League Baseball, has acquired an equity stake in multi-platform sports entertainment channel the Whistle as part of a broader content partnership.

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The US Supreme Court has agreed to consider a case brought by several US networks against television streaming service Aereo.

Telecommunications company Rogers Communications has extended a rights deal in Canada with North America’s Major League Baseball for eight years, from 2014 to 2021.

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.