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Baseball - 29 Nov 2006
Frankfurt, Germany. November 28, 2006 - Major League Baseball is in the running to win a prestig-ious sports marketing award for Play Ball!, baseball's grassroots initiative in Germany.
Baseball - 07 Feb 2006
Lausanne 06.02.2006.- During the World Baseball Classic, WBC, to begin next March 3rd, the International Baseball Federation, IBAF, will carry out 108 doping controls, as agreed with the Major League Baseball, MLB, and the Players Association, MLBPA, owners of the competition.
Baseball - 21 Oct 2004
New York, N.Y and Washington, D.C., October 20, 2004 -- Major League Baseball and XM Satellite Radio [Nasdaq: XMSR] today announced an 11-year, $650 million agreement enabling XM to broadcast games of every Major League Baseball (MLB) team nationwide beginning with the 2005 regular season. XM, with more than 2.5 million subscribers nationwide, will be the official satellite radio network of MLB.
Baseball - 09 Sep 2004
MLB Advanced Media, LP (MLBAM), the interactive media and Internet company of Major League Baseball, announced today its first-ever wireless distribution initiative in the territories of China and Taiwan.
Baseball - 10 Jul 2003
Washington, D.C. 10 July 2003 – Major League Baseball fans in over 200 countries will be watching the upcoming All-Star Game the same way they’ve been tuning in to regular season games; via Intelsat’s Occasional Video Solutions (OVS) network.
Baseball - 24 Apr 2003
ESPN - a leader in out-of-market sports subscription packages - will launch ESPN Pay-Per-View, a new service based primarily on pay-per-view events, featuring NCAA baseball championship games, martial arts programs, fantasy league specials, movies produced by ESPN Original Entertainment and much more.
Baseball - 25 Sep 2002
Major League Baseball President & COO Robert DuPuy, Major League Baseball Players Association Executive Director Donald Fehr, International Baseball Federation President Aldo Notari, United States Olympic Committee President Marty Mankamyer and USA Baseball President Mike Gaski met in New York today as part of a continuation of meetings to ensure that baseball remains an Olympic sport.
Baseball - 05 Jun 2002
Miami, 3 June 2002 - GlobeCast announced today that for the 2002 Major League Baseball season it is providing stadium backhaul services via satellite and fiber for the majority of MLB television and radio rightsholders, including the new Yankees' YES Network, according to Robert Behar, president and chief executive officer of GlobeCast America.
Baseball - 13 May 2002
Major League Baseball has partnered with Burger King Germany as sponsor for its nationwide grassroots initiatives in Germany.
Baseball - 05 Apr 2002
In a three-year deal worth more than £1 million, Frubes, Yoplait Dairy Crest's popular children's fromage frais brand, will become the first-ever title sponsor of Major League Baseball and BaseballSoftballUK's schools and youth development programmes in the UK. The sponsorship, which will be supported by Sportsmatch, will create unprecedented exposure for baseball and softball in this country and lead to a marked increase in participation numbers for both sports. The sponsorship includes MLB's
Baseball - 28 Mar 2002
In a deal that will increase television coverage of baseball throughout the United Kingdom, Channel 5 and Major League Baseball have agreed to a three-year extension to their current broadcast agreement.
Baseball - 13 Feb 2002
Major League Baseball, whose acquisition of the Montreal Expos was approved by ownership today, announced a leadership group of experienced professionals that will operate the Expos on and off the field.
Baseball - 06 Feb 2002
Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig today reaffirmed that Major League Baseball is fully committed to contraction of at least two teams and will continue with the contraction process, even though that process will not be completed until the 2003 season, it was announced today.
Baseball - 17 Jan 2002
The Major League Baseball Clubs today approved the ownership transfer of the Boston Red Sox from the Yawkey Trust to the ownership group led by John Henry and Tom Werner, it was announced today.
Baseball - 07 Nov 2001
CHICAGO -- Major League Baseball owners here Tuesday voted overwhelmingly to authorize Baseball Commissioner Allan H. Selig to begin the process of contracting two teams prior to the start of the 2002 season.
Baseball - 05 Nov 2001
Pan-american Sports Network -PSN- the leading panregional pay TV sports network in Latin America, announced today the acquisition of the broadcasting rights of the Puerto Rico Professional Baseball League starting on November 5.
Baseball - 31 Jul 2001
ESPN STAR Sports (ESS) today announced the successful conclusion of a two-year agreement for exclusive cable and direct to home satellite post-season broadcast rights to the world’s most popular baseball league, Major League Baseball.
Baseball - 26 Jul 2001
MLB Advanced Media, LP (MLBAM), the interactive media and Internet company of Major League Baseball, has launched its revolutionary on demand, customizable video product, ' Custom Cuts.' Combined with its game day audio subscription product, this marks the first time so rich an array of multimedia interactive sports programming ever has been made available on the Internet.
Baseball - 10 Jul 2001
For the seventh consecutive year, Williams Communications (NYSE: WCG), through its Vyvx Broadband Media unit, will provide the backhaul television transmissions for the Major League Baseball All-Star Game telecast.
Baseball - 04 Jul 2001
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Baseball - 08 May 2001
World leader in sports and events broadcasting, GlobeCast announced today that it has finalized agreements with the majority of Major League Baseball’s (MLB’s) domestic television and radio rightsholders to provide backhaul transmission services from sports venues for the 45th consecutive season, according to Robert Behar, president and chief executive officer of GlobeCast America.
Baseball - 28 Mar 2001
RealNetworks®, Inc. (Nasdaq: RNWK), the global leader in Internet media delivery, and MLB Advanced Media, LP (MLBAM), the interactive media and Internet company of Major League Baseball (MLB), today announced a three year agreement to make RealNetworks the exclusive platform for a broad range of MLBAM's online services, including live audio webcasts of all MLB games, and a customizable, on—demand, archival, video highlight service.
Baseball - 09 Mar 2001
Australian Baseball announced today the appointment of Ron Finlay as the new President and Chairman of Directors of the Board of Australian Baseball.
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