Lawlor said that Scripps Sports “already has deals in place with at least a couple of teams as a contingency in case Bally halts broadcasts before...
“As the current RSN bankruptcy proceeding plays out, look for more announcements to come.”
The regional sports network operator saw outages three times last week, prohibiting fans from seeing their favorite teams' games.
Sinclair is also reportedly exploring a purchase of Diamond Sports Group outright.
"We’re hitting a point where, ‘Do the broadcast channels make sense?'"
"While the RSN business has had plenty of editorial around its demise, I would not conflate the demise of an RSN system with the value of...
"Executives at Disney have already met with Major League Baseball about carrying local broadcasts as an add-on to streaming platform ESPN+."
"In February, WBD told teams on their AT&T SportsNet channels that they wanted to sell them their broadcast rights back."
Diamond Sports Group must pay the Texas Rangers by Thursday of this week or relinquish the team’s media rights.
"If you’ve got rabbit ears on your television, you’re going to be able to watch the games.”