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For the first time since 2003, average attendances fell below 30,000 and 70 million total threshold    A

US major leagues are tweaking their rules to make sure fans stay tuned in as concerns build about distracted audiences. Data is playing a critical role, with leading rights-holders employing sophisticated, data-led decision-making to make the changes.

Major League Baseball’s relatively small global footprint provides the league’s great challenge in international rights sales. But in its favour are a handful of markets where baseball is extremely popular and some of the most storied imagery in world sport.

In this issue we cover the following: QATAR CRISIS – BeIN hits out at 'scaremongering' VIRTUAL REALITY – Is the much hyped technology finally ready to make a difference? SPORTS

Kevin Roberts asks a series of sports industry experts about the global outlooks of the 'big four' established major leagues in the US.

The Oakland Athletics have received a big boost in their hopes of building a new stadium

The US government has moved to end a deal between Major League Baseball and the Cuban Baseball Federation, stating that the agreement initially reached under the administration of former President Barack…

Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) have agreed to make an early start on devising a new collective bargaining agreement (CBA) in what is deemed an unprecedented…

Major League Baseball  has entered into a partnership with the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB) that will allow it to test experimental playing rules and equipment during the latter’s Ch…

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Elisha Chauhan discovers why the Atlanta Braves have chosen to build their new stadium in the suburbs - the first time a Major League Baseball (MLB) team has done so since the turn of the millennium.