Category: mlb

Comcast to Finally Go All HD For MLB Extra Innings

Comcast has revealed on its Xfinity subscriber forum that it will offer all MLB Extra Innings games in 2017 in High-Definition for the first time ever. That is, if you have an X1 set-top. See update on this story. In response to a comment from a unhappy Comcast subscriber who was complaining about the cable

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Feds to Let DIRECTV Off the Hook On Dodgers TV Lawsuit?

News and Analysis AT&T is close to a settlement with the Justice Department to resolve the government’s claim that DIRECTV (now owned by AT&T) engaged in an illegal campaign to prevent SportsNet LA from being carried by the major TV providers in the Los Angeles market, reports The Los Angeles Times. However, The Times writes

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DIRECTV Drops Price For MLB Extra Innings — Sort Of

DIRECTV has just revealed the price for its 2017 MLB Extra Innings plan, and it’s lower than last year — by $1.20. The satcaster is charging $172.74 for this year’s package of out-of-market MLB games, according to a DIRECTV web page¬†just posted, compared to $173.94 for the 2016 plan. Amazon: See today’s ‘1-Day-Only’ deals. The

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MLB: More Teams Will Live Stream Games In 2017

Commission Rob Manfred says the league is close to agreements with NESN and Root Sports to offer in-market live streaming of Major League Baseball games this season, according to USA Today. NESN has the local TV rights to Boston Red Sox games while the four Root Sports regional channels air games played by the Houston

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What’s Next On DIRECTV’s Live 4K Channel?

DIRECTV offers a live 4K channel (channel 106) which since its 2016 spring debut has aired such major events as golf’s Masters tournament, Notre Dame Football, UFC championship bouts and NBA and MLB games. However, the channel’s lineup is hit-and-miss with several days sometimes passing without a new event. Amazon: Check out these big-screen 4K

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Will the Dodgers TV Channel Go Bankrupt?

Q. I’ve read your articles on the Sports TV Bubble and find them very interesting. I live in LA. Do you think that SportsNet LA will eventually go bankrupt because it can’t get DIRECTV to carry it? — Sid, Santa Monica, California. Sid, thank you for the kind words. Yes, I believe we are approaching

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