"All shoulder and studio programming from Marquee will be available on DirecTV. Live Cubs and Chicago Sky games will not."
"I think there's going to be a lot of hardcore fans that lose that are like, 'I'm 26 years old and I got all these bills...
"The timeline is good news to cord-cutters that are sports fans. DirecTV Stream is the only streaming service that carries the Bally Sports regional networks."
"The two sides have been partners since the NHL awarded South Florida an expansion franchise in 1993."
The service would launch with broadcasts for five MLB teams - the Royals, Rays, Brewers, Marlins, and Tigers.
RSNs were counting on live baseball games to fill up their primetime and daytime schedules, to sell air time to their advertising partners.
Among PwC's top trends is the increasing number of sports documentaries and reality TV. Multi-part docuseries are growing in popularity following the success of ESPN's The...
"They join the Brewers, Marlins, Royals, and Tigers, who all have similar deals with Bally Sports."
Daily fantasy sports, gambling in states where it's legal, and other interactive games with cash prizes available will also be incorporated into the product.
According to the New York Post, the Cubs and Sinclair are talking about a subscription costing $18 per month.