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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.

The emergence of a ‘digital consortium’ to rival the long-standing Korea Pool of free-to-air broadcasters led the Korea Baseball Organisation to record-breaking rights income for its new cycle in the most recently concluded deals. But local industry experts see the digital consortium (DC) deal as a one-off and do not expect it to become a major player in the sports media-rights market.

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

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.

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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…

Mediapro, the production and rights agency group, has reached a short-form content distribution deal with Wave, the sports social media content company, covering leading Liga MX football clubs and WBSC…
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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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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.

Media rights clips from December 17 to January 20

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The breakdown of the agreement between the MP & Silva agency and the Chinese Professional Baseball League shows one of the main limitations of advisory deals compared to traditional buy-out deals, insiders say.

Media rights clips from July 10 to July 23.

Media rights clips from May 1 to May 14

Sport1 acquires MLB baseball rights in Germany

Media rights clips from March 13 to March 26