Some media outlets want you to rage against a new lobbying organization that claims to represent sports fans, but is actually a front for satellite companies looking to destroy cable TV sports. But who is really manipulating who here?
I'm told that's not racist. That's the name for the a left-arm spinner.
We've been burned a couple of times on this, so we're still in cautious, believe-it-when-we-see-it mode (it's still not up on our Time Warner system, for example), but it appears Major League Baseball finally
came to its senses
extorted itself the best possible deal: Extra Innings will be available on cable systems,…
So, it's pretty much set in stone now: If you don't have (or can't get) Direct TV, you're shit out of luck.
So, we're four days away from Opening Day, and it doesn't look likely that, if you don't have DirectTV, you're going to be able to watch any out-of-town games this year, unless you want the quivering mass that is MLB.tv. Today, the Senate Commerce Committee will discuss the matter, and if you're feeling like you, as…
We had pretty much already given up hope on anyone noticing or caring that Major League Baseball was selling out its most die-hard fans for a quick buck. Just another of those times when we all get stepped on; as sports fans, we should probably be used to it by now.
We are not against corporations, inherently; we spend most of our days enjoying products of the Coca-Cola Company and the Philip Morris Corporation, and if they do an excellent job mass-producing consumables that we keep on buying, hey, that's the American way. But as a serious sports fan, there might be no…