Darren O'Day

Amid front office turnover, Orioles also have big week in MASN dispute with Nationals

Amid front office turnover, Orioles also have big week in MASN dispute with Nationals

A dispute that has dragged on for the better part of this decade between the Washington Nationals and the Baltimore Orioles over revenue from the Orioles-owned Mid-Atlantic Sports Network (MASN) could end this week as the two teams go before an MLB arbitration panel.

At issue are tens of millions in television fees for teams in one of the most unique situations in sports: in exchange for the ability to move into Washington, D.C., which was in the Orioles' territorial rights, the new Washington franchise would have its games broadcast on an Orioles-owned television network. The Nationals would see their stake slowly increase, but the teams haven't been able to agree on how much...

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