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Tuesday, June 25, 2024

MLB, NBA, NHL Broadcasting Future Goes to Court

  • MLB, NBA, and NHL broadcasts are going up on trial at Diamond Sports Group's bankruptcy hearings.
  • Diamond was recently dropped by Comcast.
Sep 17, 2023; Denver, Colorado, USA; General view of field level Coors Field broadcast cameras during the sixth inning against the San Francisco Giants against the Colorado Rockies.
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The Diamond Sports Group bankruptcy proceedings will have a major impact on the fates of MLB, the NBA, and NHL over the rest of the decade. All three leagues have lawyers present in the courtroom, asking increasingly pointed questions regarding Diamond’s long-term viability. The Athletic’s Evan Drellich takes us inside the court proceedings and what they mean for the future of sports media.

Plus, the NFL schedule will be taxing on many teams, but does accommodate the league’s most famous fan, and EA’s College Football 25 marks a new era in NIL.

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