Can MLB nationalize its media rights? Why are some clubs pushing to end local TV deals? – Sports News (Trending Perfect)

[ad_1] Sixty years ago, Baseball Commissioner Ford Frick received a telegram from a congressman from Wisconsin. Rep. Henry Royce was concerned that the Milwaukee Braves might defect to Atlanta over the promise of a richer television contract, and proposed a solution: if all Major League Baseball teams shared their television money, the Braves might stay. … Read more

The NBA sets regular-season attendance numbers for the 2023-24 season – Sports News (Trending Perfect)

[ad_1] The NBA saw record attendance numbers for regular season games this season. The records include all-time highs in total and average attendance, in the percentage of teams at capacity that have sold out their seats and in sellouts. This is the second year in a row that the NBA has set new records in … Read more

Inside the “extremely predatory” world of illegal betting that seduced translator Shohei Ohtani – Sports News (Trending Perfect)

[ad_1] In the story, translator Shohei Ohtani Ibi Mizuhara It was initially told to ESPN, the two men logged into Ohtani's bank account together on eight or nine occasions in 2023 and sent $500,000 in raises to Matthew Boyer, an alleged illegal bookmaker under federal investigation. In the story Ohtani told the public days after … Read more