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ESPN Weeks of exciting international baseball has all come down to this: USA vs. Japan. Shohei Ohtani vs. Mike Trout. The final game of the 2023 World Baseball Classic is here, and the tournament’s two most dominant teams will be squaring off tonight in what should be an electrifying […]

What the RSN mess means for MLB on TV, future of blackouts


Close Diamond Sports Group, which owns 19 regional sports networks (RSNs), has ventured into bankruptcy, a predictable development that will nonetheless have a major impact on the way fans watch games and the way teams profit off them. Diamond, a Sinclair subsidiary that is known to viewers as Bally […]