Walt Disney Co. agreed to acquire a one-third stake in the video-streaming unit of MLB Advanced Media, in a deal that values the business at about $3.5 billion, according to a person familiar with the matter. Read more here. Thanks to Joe Mock for the heads up.
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Vernon (NJ) resident Bret Leuthner can be called many things. He is a husband to wife Adina, a father to twins, a cancer fighter and the new voice of the Sussex County Miners (Independent Professional, Can-Am League). One thing Leuthner is not is a quitter. Read more here. Thanks to John Cerone for the link.
A film crew is scheduled to begin shooting a new TV series in Macon (GA) next week, and historic Luther Williams Field will play a key role. The series, called Brockmire, is about a famed but fallen Major League Baseball announcer, played by actor Hank Azaria, who is trying to revive his career after an embarrassing on-air meltdown. Actress Amanda Peet will also star in the series. Read more here. Thanks to Joe DeLeonard for the news.
PRESS RELEASE – The Billings Mustangs announced today the hiring of Dustin Daniel as their new Director of Broadcasting and Media Relations. Daniel will serve as the play-by-play announcer for all 76 Mustangs games as well as the media liaison for the team. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Bowling Green Hot Rods have partnered with Eyeconic TV to place a state-of-the-art digital sign network throughout Bowling Green Ballpark for the duration of the 2016 season. Continue reading
The latest star attraction at Riverfront Stadium, home of the Waterloo Bucks (Summer Collegiate, Northwoods League), doesn’t swing a bat or throw a ball. It’s a new, state-of-the-art Daktronics video board installed above the right field wall. Read more here.