ESPN’s Early Season Baseball Schedule Will Be The Sho Show, Featuring Shohei Ohtani And Dodgers

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — ESPN’s early season baseball schedule will be the Sho Show. Shohei Ohtani and the Los Angeles Dodgers will be featured on two of ESPN’s first three […]

Ohtani’s Payday Fueled By Dodgers’ Lucrative Local TV Business

In the days leading up to the Dodgers’ historic $700 million signing of Shohei Ohtani, baseball’s hot stove season had been in the grips of a cold snap, as uncertainty over the future of the RSN model seemed to keep GMs in a state of suspended animation. As it happens, Ohtani’s blockbuster payday wouldn’t have been possible without the club’s wildly lucrative local-TV business, an irony that only serves to accentuate the magnitude of the chasm separating the haves from the have-nots. (Ashley Landis/AP)

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