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  • Sinclair Broadcast looks for boost from sports betting, CEO tells shareholders

    Sinclair Broadcast Group aims to eventually be the nation's biggest media company and expects a significant boost from legalized sports betting as it spreads across the United States, the CEO of the Hunt Valley-based company told shareholders Thursday. “Sports betting is going to be a major tailwind
  • Sports media: White Sox are on the rise, and so are their ratings on NBC Sports Chicago

    The South Siders are up 41 percent from last season, and their streaming numbers are up a lot more. It’s a great time to be a White Sox fan. Yes, Cubs fans, such a time does exist. The Sox are at a place in their rebuild where their games finally are more compelling than confounding. They’re giving their fans reasons to watch that are more tangible than the hope that accompanies each prospect. Sox fans see the future, and they like what they see. In fact, the Sox’ ratings on NBC Sports Chicago...

    Chicago Sun-Times
  • Sports media: The new NBC Sports Chicago says its calling card will be access

    Starting in October, the home of the Blackhawks, Bulls and White Sox will have a different feel to it. The Cubs’ Marquee Sports Network will launch in February, but before then, another local regional sports network will debut. The new NBC Sports Chicago. It’s not moving in your channel lineup, and it might look just the same. But starting in October, the home of the Blackhawks, Bulls and White Sox will have a different feel to it. “It’s not the same old, same old minus one,” said Brooks Boyer,...

    Chicago Sun-Times
  • Washington Wizards NBA Draft Preview: P.J. Washington And Nassir Little Among Targets At No. 9

    The Wizards could do any number of things with the ninth overall pick. What they should do, though, is target a wing player to address an immediate need.