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NY #Yankees Drop StubHub for Ticketmaster

NY #Yankees Drop StubHub for Ticketmaster

The New York Yankees dropped their ticket exchange program with StubHub in favor of Ticketmaster. According to the NY Post, the Yankees are upset that fans can buy cheap tickets right up until game time because StubHub doesn't maintain a price floor. Ticketmaster has agreed to set price floors and [Full Story…]

Major League Baseball’s Advanced Media is a Hit

Major League Baseball's Advanced Media is a Hit

Bob Bowman, president and CEO of Major League Baseball's Advanced Media (BAM), generates around $620 million dollars a year in revenue. The company is one of the most powerful tech startups that NYy has ever produced, as Fast Company reported that in 2010, BAM was asked to partner with Apple for the [Full Story…]

Yankees, StubHub Partnership in Danger of Dissolving?

Yankees, StubHub Partnership in Danger of Dissolving?

The New York Yankees and online ticket e-commerce site StubHub are in a disagreement over the prices of unwanted tickets, according to the New York Post.  Ticket prices for an upcoming game are as low as $3 on StubHub, and for the same ticket, fans would pay $15.20 at Yankees.com or the stadium box [Full Story…]

As Baseball Begins, NY-area Verizon FiOS Subscribers Get Free HD Games On Demand #Yankees #Mets

As Baseball Begins, NY-area Verizon FiOS Subscribers Get Free HD Games On Demand #Yankees #Mets

In case local fans missed yesterday's Mets opening  game or can't catch the Yankees season opener taking place this afternoon against the  Tampa Bay Rays, local fans of both teams can watch high-def baseball--whenever they want, as Verizon announced this week that NY-area FiOS TV subscribers have [Full Story…]

Yankees Top Major Leagues… in Facebook Likes

Yankees Top Major Leagues... in Facebook Likes

While the Yankees will be playing their first game of the season against Tampa Bay tomorrow, it seems that they already have a head start on the social media front. The Yankees' Facebook page heads the list of 30 Major League Baseball teams with the most likes at 5.3 million, according to a Wall [Full Story…]

YES Network Still Objects to Live Streaming Cablevision App

YES Network Still Objects to Live Streaming Cablevision App

Six months since its release, YES, the Yankees cable network, still objects to Cablevision's iPad App that allows customers to watch live TV on their tablets, as the network believes Cablevision does not have the rights to present its programming in that way. According to Multichannel News, [Full Story…]

MLB Partners with Yahoo! Sports for MLB.com Full Count

MLB Partners with Yahoo! Sports for MLB.com Full Count

MLB Advanced Media announced a partnership with Yahoo! Sports to launch MLB.com Full Count. The online video offering will let viewers follow the MLB games in real time for the rest of the season. One of the key features of Full Count is its ability to  pause the live action or retrieve content from [Full Story…]

Yankees Staffer Accidentally Emails Private Customer Information

Yankees Staffer Accidentally Emails Private Customer Information

According to an announcement made by the New York Yankees yesterday, a customer service representative with the organization accidentally emailed the personal information of almost 18,000 season ticket holders. The email, which was sent to "several hundred" season ticket holders, had a spreadsheet [Full Story…]

MLB Network Creates a Different Kind of Editing System

MLB Network Creates a Different Kind of Editing System

When MLB Productions and MLB Networks moved in to the Secaucus NJ facilities that were originally the home of MSNBC in 2008, there were no off-the-shelf systems that could handle the workflows and the massive amounts of media and data that they dealt with when editing baseball games. In order to [Full Story…]

Yankees, Mets Season Ticket Holders Sell Single-Game Seats Online

Yankees, Mets Season Ticket Holders Sell Single-Game Seats Online

Yankees and Mets single game sales don't begin until next month, but season ticket holders are already selling single-game seats online at sites such as StubHub.com and Craigslist.com. Seats for the Yankees home opener on March 31st are already being offered for as low as $80 on Craigslist but if [Full Story…]

Verizon to Air First NFL Game in 3D

Verizon to Air First NFL Game in 3D

NYConvergence ORIGINAL Following the first 3D television broadcast of a baseball game a couple of weeks ago on New York's Yes Network (it was the Yankees v. the Mariners), Verizon has announced that it will also broadcast the first NFL game in 3D in the beginning of September.  According [Full Story…]

Yankees’ YES Network Partners With FanTake

Yankees' YES Network Partners With FanTake

The YES Network, the the cable channel owned by the New York Yankees, reached an agreement this week to partner with sports fan community website FanTake to add it to YESNetwork.com.  FanTake is a network of blog, podcasts, videos which, rather than focusing on a particular sport of region of [Full Story…]

Yankees Games to Air in 3D This Weekend

Yankees Games to Air in 3D This Weekend

NYConvergence ORIGINAL A couple of months ago NYConvergence reported on how Verizon FiOS would be airing in July,  for the first time, two New York Yankees games in 3D.  Thanks to a gentle reminder from the company (press release), we remembered that this is the weekend  when those [Full Story…]

Yankees Say “No” to iPad While Renegades Say “Yes”

Yankees Say "No" to iPad While Renegades Say "Yes"

The New York Yankees recently made news in technology circles when they said that that fans are not allowed to bring iPads into Yankee Stadium, claiming that the device falls under its "no laptops" policy. In response to this, a minor league team, the Hudson Valley Renegades, will let iPad [Full Story…]

Verizon To Carry 3D Yankees Games

Verizon To Carry 3D Yankees Games

Verizon announced this week that it will carry the YES Network's 3D telecasts of two New York Yankees games in July, making it the first terrestrial operator to carry the 3D games.The 3D games, being sponsored by DirecTV and Panasonic, will be available live on July 10th and 11th to FiOS TV [Full Story…]