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• Amazon has launched MLB.TV on Prime Video Channels, allowing Prime members to subscribe to MLB.TV and stream regular season out-of-market baseball games live and on-demand, all from the Prime Video service.

• WWE said it would move its global headquarters to a new office complex in Stamford, Conn, where WWE is now headquartered, to “allow the company to bring together its operations, including its production studios and corporate offices at its new site.” The move is expected to take place in early 2021.

• “Inspired by the intersection of past and future,” Foot Locker is launching the Discover Your Air Network, featuring “cable network-inspired programming for the ultimate sneakerhead” filled with Nike Air Max content, news and product. People will be able to view DYA Network content on Foot Locker's Instagram, Facebook, YouTube and Snapchat channels.

NBA2K League has unveiled the match-ups and tournaments for the second season, with $1.2M prizes Begins 4-2.

• ESPN and UFC have extended their deal, naming ESPN+ as the exclusive distributor of UFC Pay-Per-View events in the U.S. through 2025, beginning with UFC 236: Holloway vs. Poirier 2 on April 13. UFC’s alliance with ESPN, which began in January, also has been extended through 2025

• MLB and the MLB Players’ Assn. have unveiled numerous changes to the game to be installed over the next two seasons that will impact game length, marketing broadcast partners, the All-Star Game and the Home Run Derby. Full story here.

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Top Ten Most In-Demand MLB Tickets (based on total ticket sales on StubHub thru March 14):
1. New York Yankees
2. Boston Red Sox
3. San Francisco Giants
4. Chicago Cubs
5. St. Louis Cardinals
6. Los Angeles Dodgers
7. Philadelphia Phillies
8. Texas Rangers
9. New York Mets
10. Houston Astros

SOURCE: STUBHUB

KEEPING SCORE

The Most-In-Demand MLB Home Openers
(based on total ticket sales on StubHub thru March 14, all on March 28):

• Arizona Diamondbacks at the Dodgers (average ticket price $229.
• Baltimore Orioles at New York Yankees (average ticket price $202)
• Atlanta Braves at Philadelphia Phillies (average ticket price $84)
• Chicago Cubs at Texas Rangers (average ticket price $254)
• Pittsburgh Pirates at Cincinnati Reds (average ticket price $122)

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Weekend Box Office March 15-17
1. Captain Marvel $69.3M
2. Wonder Park $16M
3. Five Feet Apart $13.2M
4. How To Train Your Dragon: Hidden World $9.4M
5. Madea Family Funeral $8M
6. No Manches Frida 2 $3.9M
7. Captive State $3.2M
8. Lego Movie 2 $2.1M
9. Alita: Battle Angel $1.9M
10. Green Book $1.3M
Source: Box Office Mojo

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LeBron, Giannis Extend Leads In All-Star Game Fan Voting, Eye Captain Roles

NYSJ Sports-Entertainment Business News Service

January 10, 2019: The Los Angeles Lakers’ LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks have expanded their conference leads in the second returns of fan votes of NBA All-Star Voting 2019 presented by Google.

James leads all players with 2,779,812 followed by Antetokounmpo with 2,670,816.

If the trend continues through final votes on Jan. 21, James and Antetokounmpo would be team captains for the Western and Eastern Conferences, respectively.

Fans account for 50% of the vote, all current NBA players and a media panel each account for 25% of the vote to determine the ten starters.

The 68th NBA All-Star Game will take place in Spectrum Center in Charlotte, N.C., on Feb. 17  (TNT,  8 PM. ET).

The leaders to date behind James and Antetokounmpo with more than one million votes each are:

• Kyrie Irving (Boston Celtics 2,381,901)

• Luka Dončić (Dallas Mavericks 2,220,077)

• Stephen Curry (Golden State Warriors 2,094,158)

• Kawhi Leonard (Toronto Raptors 2,092,806)

• Derrick Rose (Minnesota Timberwolves 1,986,840)

• Paul George (Oklahoma City Thunder 1,859,216)

• Kevin Durant (Warriors, 1,717,968)

• Joel Embiid (Philadelphia 76ers, 1,710,229)

• James Harden (Houston Rockets 1,674,660)

• Anthony Davis (New Orleans Pelicans 1,564,347)

• Russell Westbrook (Thunder 1,494,382)

• Dwyane Wade (Miami Heat 1,199,789)

The two team captains will draft rosters from the pool of players voted as starters and reserves in each conference, making their picks regardless of conference affiliation.

The draft will be televised, with details to come from the NBA.

TNT will reveal the NBA All-Star Game starters, including the two captains, on Jan. 24 during TNT NBA Tip-Off presented by Autotrader, featuring Ernie Johnson, Charles Barkley, Shaquille O’Neal and Kenny Smith.

The network will name the reserves, as selected by NBA head coaches, on Jan. 31 during TNT NBA Tip-Off.

King James, Greek Freak Lead 1st Round Fan Voting For 2019 NBA All-Star Game

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