Report: Seattle Mariners ownership purchasing cable sport network
Summary of 2 articles · Updated Apr 16, 2013
Geoff Baker, the Mariners scribe at the Seattle Times, is reporting that team ownership has a deal in place to buy controlling interest in ROOT Sports, a cable sports network in the Pacific Northwest that covers the Mariners, Seattle Seahawks, Seattle Sounders and others. Now, the Mariners will be able to take advantage like other teams have. With regional sports network contracts becoming pots of gold for franchises, the Mariners are looking toward the future. "All five clubs in the American League West ...
The Mariners and DIRECTV Sports Network announced the formation of a new regional sports television partnership on Tuesday that will give the baseball team a controlling interest in the year-round broadcast network.