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Wheeler, Matthews out as Phillies broadcasters

One unfortunate side effect of the Philadelphia Phillies’ new broadcast deal with NBCUniversal and Comcast SportsNet: broadcasters Chris Wheeler and Gary Matthews will be replaced. The longest-tenured member of the Phillies broadcast team, Wheeler has done play-by-play and color analysis for the team. He began in the Phillies’ PR department and later joined the legendary […]

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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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