June 12, 2023

How Americans Watch Sports Is Changing

by The Journal

For decades, the only way to watch all of your local baseball team’s games was on cable television. But as millions of Americans switch to streaming services, the economics of broadcasting baseball is changing. WSJ’s Amol Sharma explains baseball’s local broadcast deals and how one company’s bankruptcy is disrupting the model. 

Further Reading:

- The Padres Spent Big on Players—Then Lost the TV Deal That Helps Pay for Them 

- Broadcaster Diamond Sports Files for Bankruptcy With $8 Billion in Debt 

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