Happy Friday to all who celebrate! In this week’s edition of stories we didn’t get to, we see that Major League Baseball is worried about Sinclair Broadcast Group, another San Antonio local TV on-air type is arrested for DUI and aa Louisiana anchor gets to wear a tiara for a year.
Here we go:
About $1 billion of Major League Baseball’s revenue is at risk if Sinclair Broadcasting Group subsidiary Diamond Sports Group operating under the name Bally Sports fails to make payments for local broadcasting rights to 14 teams.
Sinclair acquired 21 regional sports networks in 2019 from The Walt Disney Co., which had taken them over as part of its purchase of 21st Century Fox. Sinclair also holds rights to 16 NBA teams and 12 NHL franchises, and teams fear in an era of cord-cutting they may not get payments. Click here to read more.
WPVI reporter Jaclyn Lee is joining ABC as a multi-platform reporter. Click here to see her social media announcement.
Llarisa Abreu says she’s leaving Philadelphia CBS owned station KYW on February 17. Click here for more.
KABB daytime host Esteban Solis was arrested last Friday for driving while intoxicated after reportedly rear-ending a vehicle just after midnight. Solis is a host on the San Antonio Fox affiliate show Daytime with Kimberly and Esteban. Click here for more.
Good Morning Texoma will welcome a new face Friday when Alexis Young joins longtime KSWO personality Kyle Weatherly on the morning anchor desk in Lawton, Texas. Click here to read about it.
Houma native Sylvia Masters, (pictured) a morning anchor for KLFY in Lafayette, Louisiana won Miss Louisiana USA after competing against 32 contestants at the Jefferson Performing Arts Center in Metairie. Click here for more.
WTEN anchor Lydia Kulbida has been noticeably absent from the Albany, New York ABC affiliate’s air for nearly a month and viewers wonder about her whereabouts. Kulbida, who co-anchors the early evening and night newscasts on News10ABC and FOX23 had hip replacement surgery in January and has been home recuperating since. Click here to read the story.