MLB adds execs to local media group amid RSN worries for 17 teams
Major League Baseball has added three executives to its new local media department amid financial struggles for 17 teams' regional sports networks (RSN) at Bally Sports and AT&T SportsNet
Sinclair suffers revenue decline following Diamond Sports deconsolidation
Sinclair Broadcast Group's consolidated revenue of $960m (€904.9m) dropped 35 per cent year-over-year in the fourth quarter of 2022, with the company pointing to the loss being primarily due to the deconsolidation last year of Diamond Sports Group (DSG), which runs Regional Sports Network (RSN) Bally Sports.
Beleaguered Diamond Sports Group skips $140m debt interest payment
Diamond Sports Group, which runs Regional Sports Network (RSN) Bally Sports and is owned by telecoms conglomerate Sinclair, could face Chapter 11 bankruptcy after missing a $140m (€131.2
FuboTV, Sinclair strike Bally Sports’ RSN carriage deal
Embattled RSN operator gains a key element of digital distribution
Diamond Sports Group appoints Preschlack as CEO
Veteran sports media executive to lead Bally Sports group of RSNs
Bally Sports+ gains Roku distribution amid national rollout
Sinclair gains key platform for regional sports OTT service
Genius Sports announces partnership with Bally’s Interactive
Sports data and technology company Genius Sports Limited has partnered with Bally’s Interactive, the Bally’s division that operates its sports betting, iGaming, and daily fantasy sports platforms.
Sinclair to debut Bally Sports+ nationwide on September 26
Effort represents a key litmus test of future health of RSN model
Sporting Kansas City cuts short Bally Sports local rights deal due to streaming issues
Major League Soccer's Sporting Kansas City has called time on its local rights deal with regional sports network Bally Sports Kansas City a year early due to widespread frustration with the Sinclair Broadcast …
Sinclair faces mounting headwinds for planned streaming service
After Sinclair Broadcast Group president and chief executive Chris Ripley said earlier this year the company had direct-to-consumer rights for “the vast majority of our teams,” he was forced to acknowledge in the company’s latest earnings call on November 3 it currently holds explicit direct-to-consumer streaming rights for just four MLB clubs. US Editor Eric Fisher reports.
LA Clippers, Bally Sports unveil NBA playoff game “Kids Cast”
The National Basketball Association's Los Angeles Clippers will air a special kids-focused simulcast of their NBA playoff game against the Dallas Mavericks on June 2 on regional sports network Bally Sports …