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Bart Yabsley to lead Sportsnet as president

The appointment comes five months after former Sportsnet president Scott Moore left the role.

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Scott Moore to exit Rogers

The longtime broadcast exec, most recently president at Sportsnet, will leave at the end of the month.

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Sports lead to revenue gains and profit drops at Rogers

Media revenue saw a 4% year-over-year lift, driven by a heavy appetite for sports – but Blue Jays’ salaries and the print-to-digital shift contributed to a drop in profits for Q2.

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MLB All-Star game is a home run for Sportsnet

The game’s viewership success in Canada contrasts sharply with the 20% decline witnessed in the U.S.

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Rogers Media shakes up hockey coverage

The company will air fewer regional pre-game shows as part of the new mandate, with at least 11 positions removed in order to cut costs and shift programming.

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Rogers Media lets loose live sports streamer

Sportsnet NOW will be available as a direct-to-consumer sports streaming service.

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Jays’ season ends on high note for Sportsnet

Friday’s final game pulled over five million viewers, making it the most-watched broadcast in the network’s history.

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Sportsnet wins too, as Jays bring in record ratings

The news was less positive for the debut of CBC’s The Romeo Section, which had to compete with Canada’s post-game buzz for viewers.

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Mobile TV fee dispute brews between Bell, Rogers

City has been dropped from Bell’s Mobile TV service and Sportsnet access reduced as the two companies fail to agree on rates.

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Rogers Comm. Q4 earnings drop, despite higher overall revenues

Gains in revenue from the NHL licensing deal and Sportsnet properties offset continuing softness in print and TV advertising.

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Gatorade doc gets the All-Star treatment

The sports drink co’s first taste of branded content has been picked up by Sportsnet.

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Sportsnet hits audience record with Leafs home opener

The Toronto Maple Leafs’ first home game against the Montreal Canadiens pulled in an average audience of 2.01 million.