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MLB commissioner accuses Sinclair chairman of threatening Diamond Sports bankruptcy in streaming rights dispute

June 2, 2023

A simmering dispute between Major League Baseball and the Hunt Valley-based broadcaster Sinclair erupted into public view Wednesday in federal bankruptcy court. MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred said in court that Sinclair’s executive chairman threatened to force its Diamond Sports Group regional sports networks into bankruptcy, potentially hurting the league, if MLB refused to give it baseball game streaming rights.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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