A judge has sided with the Orioles and against MLB and the Nationals in their ongoing dispute over the percentage of TV rights fees that go to Washington. The judge urged the parties to go to truly independent arbitration, but in the meantime it will cost the Nats tens of millions of dollars a year.
Tucked away in this Sports Business Daily article about Fox's ongoing quest to amass an empire of regional sports networks is this nugget, concerning Fox's attempts to buy MASN, the network that broadcasts Orioles and Nationals games, from Orioles owner Peter Angelos:
Tipster George sent in a clip of MASN commentator Jim Palmer making a fairly recurring slip-up while discussing Derek Lee's bulging disc on Sunday. Here's a brief look back at the ever-expanding history of sports anchors saying "bulging dick" on air, featuring Palmer, Steve Levy, and Win McMurry. And since there's…
Riggins has a new show on MASN, and to hype it up, he filmed a commercial at a generic football field. Problem is, it's not so generic: it's M&T Bank Stadium, home of the Ravens.