Major League Baseball (MLB)

In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview George Kliavkoff, commissioner of the Pac-12 Conference. Eric and Chris also discuss National Basketball Association’s league-level cryptocurrency sponsorship deal with Coinbase, a $100m (€86m) funding round for startup digital collectibles company Candy Digital, and ongoing turbulence in the United States’ regional sports network business. They also explore the acquisition by OneFootball and Eleven of a pool of international rights for nine European football leagues, as well as increasing scrutiny from the US House of Representatives on the National Football League and Washington Football Team.

Major League Baseball is reportedly planning to develop a nationwide streaming service that would allow subscribers across the United States to watch in-market games without the need for a cable television…

League sees robust audience growth to begin its postseason

Return to full season, cord cutting helps fuel robust totals

Star outfielder is one of four Dodgers players to rank in the top eight

League makes initial steps of recovery amid ongoing Covid-19 pandemic

Former White Sox slugger looks to expand famed movie filming locale

MLB club halts planned promotion for unusual split-season plan

MLB club looks to elevate exposure around its oft-debated, two-city concept

League extends its pattern of using the affiliated minors as a key testing site

MLB advancing efforts toward possible relocation to Nevada

MLB club set to enhance home facility ahead of league jewel event in 2023

MLB jewel event to return to Pacific Northwest after 22 years

The five-year, global deal with cryptocurrency exchange FTX, secured in June, saw Major League Baseball join the growing list of sports rights-holders signing up cryptocurrency exchanges after a long evaluation…

Long-running MLB club media rights dispute to reach New York Court of Appeals

Dominant social media network enters crowded market for casual games

A mooted media rights deal between sports and culture media company Barstool Sports and Major League Baseball is now extremely unlikely to happen, according to Barstool founder Dave Portnoy