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NBC vying for piece of MLB media-rights pie?

With the exclusive-bargaining window closed for its current media partners, Major League Baseball is reportedly fielding an offer from NBC Sports to join the broadcasting fold.  Right now there are three MLB broadcast partners: Fox, paying $257.1 million for Saturday, All-Star and World Series games; ESPN, paying $306 million for Sunday night games; and Turner, […]

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MLB to bankruptcy judge: Force McCourt to sell Dodgers, or we’ll do it later

In a bankruptcy-court filing, Major League Baseball has asked the Delaware judge overseeing matters to force Frank McCourt to sell the Los Angeles Dodgers and related assets — or else MLB will seize the team post-bankruptcy. “Mr. McCourt cannot hide the Dodgers in bankruptcy forever,” the filing read. The Los Angeles Times reported on the […]

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