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Minor League Baseball players have become so fed up with their low salaries that they considering forming a union to force owners to improve their wages

Welcome to the US Digest, rounding up the big news and developments coming out of the world’s biggest sports market

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 (MLB) team the Houston Astros has reached an agreement to extend its stay at Minute Maid Park, its home stadium since 2000, by a further 20 years.

Welcome to the first edition of SportBusiness Group’s US Digest, rounding up the big news and developments coming out of the world’s biggest sports market

Major League Baseball has agreed a partnership with the National Collegiate Athletic Association through which it will stage a regular-season game in Omaha, Nebraska, for the first time next year.

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Mark Lerner has become the new managing principal owner of the Washington Nationals, succeeding his father Ted at the helm of the Major League Baseball (MLB) franchise.

In this week's US sports industry round-up: United bid wins 2026 World Cup vote by landslide; NBCSN to simulcast Telemundo Russia 2018 matches; and New Jersey sports betting bill is given the green light.

In this week's US sports industry round-up: Delaware ushers in new sports betting era; United 2026 bid outscores 'high risk' Morocco; and the New York Yankees win scheduling battle with ESPN.

North America’s Major League Baseball has participated in the acquisition of Rawlings Sporting Goods, a leading manufacturer and marketer of sporting equipment.

The local management group behind efforts to bring a Major League Baseball (MLB) team to the US city of Portland has announced that NFL American football star Russell Wilson and his wife, singer Ciara, have signed on as owners/investors in the project.

Looking at historical data of the publicly-traded commercial partners of the US major leagues shows that investing in Official Corporate Partners is a sound long-term investment strategy. 

Major League Baseball team the Seattle Mariners has signed a 25-year extension to its lease at Safeco Field.

The Australian Baseball League (ABL) has claimed a first for the domestic sports market by announcing that it will add an international team from South Korea that will be based in Australia.

In this week's US sports industry round-up: Tepper wins race to take over Carolina Panthers; Supreme Court rules in favour of sports betting; and NBA play-off ratings continue to soar.

The Arizona Diamondbacks can officially commence the search for a new ballpark after Maricopa County signed off on a deal that will allow the Major League Baseball (MLB) team to leave its Chase Field home as soon as 2022, ending legal action between the two parties.

In this week's US sports industry round-up: MLB aims to establish long-term relationship with London; United 2026 offers financial and diplomatic assurances; and Manning considers joining Panthers ownership group 

Major League Baseball (MLB) has today (Tuesday) made its biggest inroad into the European market by sealing a two-year deal to play regular season games at London Stadium in the English capital.

North America’s Major League Baseball has reached an agreement to stage two regular-season games between the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees at London Stadium in 2019, according to multiple reports.