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Judge to hear final arguments Monday in O's-Nationals TV rights dispute
Judge to hear final arguments Monday in O's-Nationals TV rights dispute

Final arguments are scheduled Monday in New York City in a court dispute between the Orioles and Washington Nationals over the division of tens of millions of dollars in rights fees from the regional sports network televising both teams' games. At issue is how much more money the Orioles-controlled Mid-Atlantic Sports Network must pay the Nationals in annual fees, and the outcome has implications for MASN's bottom line and for the clubs' ability to sign players. Because national broadcasting revenue is shared among all 30 teams, analysts say local TV money is critical to teams' ability to distinguish themselves through free-agent signings, stadium improvements or...

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