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Monday, May 20, 2024

MLB Nears Media Clarity … For Now

  • MLB is approaching a deal with regional sports network owner Diamond Sports Group.
  • That clarity will only last a year, as 2025 and beyond remain an open question regarding baseball’s media future.
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MLB is approaching a deal with regional sports network owner Diamond Sports Group that would provide certainty on costs and plans teams that have contracts with Diamond. However, that clarity will only last a year, as 2025 and beyond remain an open question regarding baseball’s media future. We also look at two woeful NFL teams and the latest voice calling for wholesale change in college sports.

Plus, we hear from Bay FC CEO Brady Stewart on launching an expansion team with huge expectations. Bay FC will play its inaugural NWSL season next year. It enters with the reported largest sponsorship deal in league history, as the NWSL looks to capitalize on the momentum from its groundbreaking media rights deal.

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