Analyzing the Reds new FSO deal
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Analyzing the Reds new FSO deal

On Wednesday, the Reds announced a much-anticipated agreement with FOX Sports Ohio that extends the network’s visual broadcast rights for another 15 years. FSO has televised Reds games since 1998. Before we analyze what we know about the deal, let’s consider the context. Important, but not all-important Local broadcast revenue is important, but not all-important for … Continue reading

Service time, Mike Leake bobbleheads and big decisions
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Service time, Mike Leake bobbleheads and big decisions

The arrival of the 2010 season generated plenty of excitement for fans of the local ball club. All-Star talent was deployed across the field, from youngsters Joey Votto and Jay Bruce to veterans Scott Rolen and Brandon Phillips. Four-fifths of Dusty Baker’s rotation had been settled. Aaron Harang, Johnny Cueto, Bronson Arroyo and Homer Bailey would … Continue reading