MLB Streaming Arm Sued Over Disney Sale

As Major League Baseball begins a new season, a former executive is calling foul on the organization’s interactive media and internet company. John Dinn Mann claims in a lawsuit that over 17 years he helped build MLB Advanced Media from a “fledgling startup” into a “media juggernaut,” but was shut out of promised profits when the majority of the unit was sold to Walt Disney Co. for $2.6 billion.