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Cubs To Launch Marquee Sports Network

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Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) (the “Company” or “Sinclair”) and the Chicago Cubs (“the Cubs”) today announced the formation of a joint venture that will own and operate Marquee Sports Network (“Marquee”), a regional sports network (“RSN”) based in Chicago, Illinois. Marquee will be the Chicago-region’s exclusive network for fans to view ...

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Montreal Preparing For The Return Of MLB Team

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Following recent news and the positive key findings of the market study and public consultations, BCF Business Law is proud to affirm its strong support and active role within the group of business people and corporations working diligently to bring back a Major League Baseball team to Montreal. The tireless ...

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ESPN’s 30th Season of MLB Coverage Starts With 14 Season-Opening Games in 2019

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ESPN will open its 30th season of Major League Baseball coverage with 14 season-opening games, beginning with an Opening Day tripleheader on Thursday, March 28, 2019. At 1 p.m. ET, the New York Yankees and Aaron Judge will host the Baltimore Orioles and Trey Mancini. At 4 p.m., the National League Champion ...

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MLB, DAZN Announce Live Digital U.S. Rights Deal

Aaron Judge (credit: Keith Allison)

Major League Baseball and global sports streaming platform DAZN have agreed to a three-year live digital rights partnership in the United States, set to begin with the 2019 MLB regular season, it was announced today by Baseball Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr., and DAZN Group Executive Chairman John Skipper. Today’s ...

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Nationals’ Bryce Harper Selects Own Topps Cards Set Dubbed ‘220’ – ‘Second To None’

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For the first time in Topps history, the iconic company has given over the reins to someone else. Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper has created his own Topps baseball card set, featuring top players in the league, his all-time favorites – and even guys with the best hair. Topps X ...

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La Vida Baseball Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month Amidst Record Growth

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La Vida Baseball, the fastest-growing online community for the best in Latino baseball storytelling, will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with record growth and new partnerships beyond expectations from when the digital media company was launched just 18 months ago. Heading into September’s heated pennant races La Vida Baseball – owned ...

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From the Oval Office to the Diamond, Smith Book Tracks the Presidents and Baseball

The National Game

There is a famous political cartoon from the 1860 U.S. Presidential election, depicting Abraham Lincoln winning a baseball game against fellow candidates John Bell, Stephen Douglas and John Breckinridge. The Currier & Ives piece uses terminology like “put out,” “strike,” “short stop,” “home run” and “fair ball,” words that would be familiar to voters even then, ...

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LiveU, Babe Ruth League to Broadcast 2018 Cal Ripken Major70 World Series

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Devoted fans can cheer on their favorite youth baseball team competing in the annual Cal Ripken Major70 World Series beginning next weekend thanks to a partnership between The Babe Ruth League and LiveU. The collaboration leverages LiveU’s cutting-edge technology to deliver high-quality live transmissions of 50 games scheduled in St. Louis and Chicago from August 4 – August 11 to regional sports ...

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Fans Can Hold Ruth Bat At Louisville Slugger Museum

Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory has a thrilling new experience in its line-up. Guests can now hold a bat that was actually used by Babe Ruth. This incredible opportunity is the museum’s way of celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Ruth signing a contract with Hillerich & Bradsby Co., the makers of Louisville Slugger bats. Ruth signed-up with the company on July 9, 1918, for $100 and a set of H&B golf clubs. (PRNewsfoto/Louisville Slugger Museum & Fac)

Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory has a thrilling new experience in its line-up. Starting Monday, July 9, guests can hold a bat that was actually used by Babe Ruth. This extraordinary opportunity is the museum’s way of celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Ruth signing a contract with Hillerich & Bradsby ...

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New York Sports Tours Launches

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Today from historic Keens Steakhouse, New York Sports Tours launched New York City’s only luxury sports tour ride experience — the world’s only known guided tour of sports history that features exclusive documentaries and other original content. Acclaimed sports broadcaster and New York City native Mary Carillo — who narrates ...

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