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Marquee Sports Signs Carriage Deal With Hulu Live

Marquee Sports Network, the new TV home of the Chicago Cubs, has announced a carriage agreement with Hulu’s live streaming service. The deal is Marquee’s second with a live streaming service. Previously, the new regional sports channel secured a carriage pact with AT&T TV Now (also a live streamer) as well as traditional pay TV

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How to Get Cubs Games Out of Market

Q. I live in Henderson, Nevada (next to Las Vegas) and have purchased the MLB package (from DIRECTV) for years. I moved here from Chicago and brought the Cubs with me via DirecTV. I know that the Cubs will now only broadcast on the Marquee Sports Network, and your article indicated an arrangement had been reached with DirecTV

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MLB.TV Price Going Up In 2020

Major League Baseball is raising the price on this season’s edition of MLB.TV by $3 to $121.99. The league’s online package of out-of-market games cost $118.99 in 2019. (MLB also raised the 2019 price by $3; it was $115.99 in 2018). For $121.99, a MLB.TV subscriber can watch every 2020 out-of-market game on 400 supported

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Marquee & Cubs: Will Comcast Carry It?

Q. I’m very angry that the Cubs are on this new special channel and my cable service Comcast isn’t carrying it. Do you think this will change before the season begins? Or before spring training games begin? — Yardley, Evanston, Illinois.  Yardley, the new Marquee Sports Network, which will be the exclusive home to Chicago

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SportsNet LA: Why Doesn’t Charter Lower Its Fees?

Q. It’s 2020 and it looks like the Dodgers won’t be on DIRECTV yet again this season. Isn’t there anything that can be done about this?! Why won’t Charter just lower the fees so every TV company would carry SportsNet LA? It doesn’t make any sense to me at all. — Bev, Marina Del Rey,

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Who Will Carry the Chicago Cubs Channel?

Q. Baseball season is getting a little closer and I want to watch my Cubbies this season. Do you know which TV services will carry the new Cubs channel? — Ann Marie, Arlington Heights, Illinois. Ann Marie, the new Marquee Sports Network, which will be the exclusive home to Chicago Cubs game broadcasts, launches on

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Sling TV Adds MLB Network, Strike Zone Channel

Sling TV, the live streaming service owned by Dish, has added the MLB Network and the MLB Strike Zone channel to its add-on Sports Extra packages. The SportsExtra plan, which can be purchased if you subscribe to either Sling’s Blue or Orange base packages, also includes ESPNU, NBA TV, SEC Network and the PAC 12

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How to Stream the Washington Nationals & Baltimore Orioles

Q. I want to watch the Washington Nationals on a streaming service so I don’t have to subscribe to cable. Is there anyway to do this? There must be someway, right? — Danny, Arlington, Virginia.  Danny, MASN, the regional sports channel that carries both the Nationals and the Baltimore Orioles, has largely only been available

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Can You Stream the Pittsburgh Pirates?

Q. Opening day is tomorrow. Is there any chance the Pittsburgh Pirates will be available for streaming for us cord-cutters? — Tom, Pittsburgh.  Tom, AT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh, which has the rights to Pittsburgh Pirates games, is still not available on any of the live streaming services, such as Sling TV, DIRECTV Now, PlayStation Vue, YouTube

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Does MLB.TV Offer Home & Away Broadcasts?

Q. I’m a Philadelphia Phillies fan living in Atlanta. My question is: Can I watch every Phillies game with the actual Phillies broadcast on MLB.TV? Or will it be some budget MLB announcer doing the game? Also does Comcast’s Extra Innings plan have home and away broadcasts? — Brian, Atlanta.  Brian, now that the Phillies

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