Baseball

League to distribute live streamed game into quartet of prominent international baseball markets

Prominent MLB team partners with Amazon, Sinclair, other investors for top-watched US RSN

Special event on social media network marks the first time the MLB program has been shown to non-subscribers since March debut

Spanish agency Mediapro has secured exclusive media rights across the Americas until 2022 for all of the World Baseball Softball Confederation’s flagship international competitions.

NY judge uncertain whether he can overturn a MLB arbitration ruling in favor of Washington Nationals

Baltimore Orioles-controlled RSN again claims league was improperly partial in its long-running media dispute with the Washington Nationals

The Yankees are exploring creating YES Radio. The Yankees are closing in on reacquiring a controlling stake in YES Network in partnership with Amazon and Sinclair

A Major League Baseball arbitration committee has ruled the Washington Nationals are due nearly $100 million (US) in additional rights fees from the Baltimore Orioles in the latest salvo in their long-running…

UK pay-television broadcaster BT Sport has renewed its deal for Major League Baseball rights until the end of  2021, while public-service broadcaster the BBC has acquired rights to MLB's upcoming London …

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 struck a new partnership on Tuesday with YouTube incorporating live streaming rights to 13 games from the second half of the 2019 regular season

Major League Baseball has agreed a one-season extension to its rights deal with Facebook, but the social media company will have a smaller line-up of live games in 2019

In its latest sports content acquisition, Amazon has announced that MLB.TV – Major League Baseball's out-of-market package – will be made available on its Prime Video channels in the United States.

International sports broadcaster Eleven Sports is launching in Japan - its 11th market - on Saturday.

Major League Baseball's Chicago Cubs has unveiled a revamped YouTube channel, offering a preview of content that will be available on its regional sports network, due to launch in 2020

Telecommunications company O2 Czech Republic has struck a deal to show North America’s Major League Baseball.

MLB team the Chicago Cubs' new RSN, which will launch next year in partnership with Sinclair Broadcast Group, could net somewhere between $40m (€35m) and $50m in positive cash flow. Ma

Yahoo Sports has announced it is building a digital subscription product for the New York Mets MLB franchise

The owner of Major League Baseball team the Los Angeles Angels, Arte Moreno, reaffirmed earlier this week that he's interested in buying the two Regional Sports Networks which air the Angels' matches

The Chicago Cubs have confirmed the launch of their long-awaited regional sports network, which will begin in February 2020 in partnership with Sinclair Broadcast Group

International sports broadcaster Eleven Sports has signed a long-term partnership with Taiwan’s Unilions Pro Baseball Team.

Major League Baseball franchise the Chicago Cubs has confirmed it will launch its own regional sports network in 2020, adding that it could partner with another team in the venture

Major League Baseball franchise the New York Yankees is reportedly in talks with e-commerce giant Amazon and US media company Sinclair Broadcast Group about a partnership to secure control of its regional…

As widely expected, Fox Sports and ESPN will broadcast one game each from the Major League Baseball London Series between the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees next summer

ESPN's nationally-televised Sunday night Major League Baseball games will be moved back an hour – from 8pm Eastern Time to 7pm – in large part to appease players and fans.

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred has suggested the league could participate in the bidding process for the 22 Regional Sports Networks that are being divested as part of the asset takeover deal between Disney…

The Fox Sports division of US network Fox has struck a seven-year extension worth a reported $5bn (€4.4

Michael Treanor, Major League Baseball’s producer of live events, has insisted the league’s partnership with social media company Facebook has been a success despite mixed reactions to the deal.

“New Fox” has emerged as the front-runner to buy back the regional US sports networks it will sell to Disney, a move that would protect its position as a leading sports broadcaster in the country.

Canadian sports broadcaster Sportsnet has acquired broadcast rights to minor league baseball team the Vancouver Canadians

DAZN, the OTT service operated by digital sports media company Perform, has secured rights in Italy to the Pro14 cross-border rugby union league as it unveiled its full line-up for its launch in the country

US sports broadcaster ESPN has struck a multi-year extension to its rights deal with college sports organisation the Big South Conference

Swedish media company Nordic Entertainment Group (Nent Group) has acquired rights in the Nordic region for North America’s Major League Baseball.

The US Department of Justice has moved to take fresh action against the takeover of US media company Time Warner by telco AT&T by appealing a federal judge’s approval of the deal last month.