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MASN says documents show Major League Baseball's conflict of interest
MASN says documents show Major League Baseball's conflict of interest

The Mid-Atlantic Sports Network says in new court filings it has uncovered further evidence that Major League Baseball tainted the arbitration process to resolve a lingering television-rights fee dispute between the Baltimore Orioles and the Washington Nationals. MASN, which is majority-owned by the Orioles and broadcasts both teams' games, previously alleged in a New York court that the same outside counsel — New York-based law firm Proskauer Rose — represented the Nationals, Major League Baseball and three teams whose owners were on a panel of arbitrators deciding the case. MASN likened the circumstance to a lawyer representing a client "before a tribunal wherein the...

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