Category Archives: MASN

MASN pay-up and status of Nats ownership

It was always a question of “when” not “if” regarding the Washington Nationals getting paid for past funds owed for annual TV rights fees from MASN. Approximately $100 million was set aside by the Orioles-controlled MASN entity in escrow for … Continue reading

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The Nats take a huge 6-0 victory in MASN lawsuit!

On February 14, 2022, the NY Court of Appeals heard the appeal from MASN in their ongoing dispute to pay the Washington Nationals their annual rights fees dating back to the 2012-2016 RSDC set fees. There have been several appeals … Continue reading

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NY Court of Appeals MASN vs. Nationals Archive

On February 14, 2022 the Orioles appealed the Nationals win in the MASN case over the disputed fees for the Nats TV rights, and on March 14, 2023 the case was heard by the NY Court of Appeals. Thirteen months … Continue reading

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Maybe there is another way to get out of the MASN mess!

In case you did not know, the MASN TV contract with the Washington Nationals is binding until perpetuity. There are few ways out of the deal for the Nats. Let’s discuss some of the ways that the Nationals could get … Continue reading

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City of Baltimore Questions Orioles “Long-Term Viability” if they Lose MASN Appeal

Is Baltimore a Viable MLB Market without MASN fees? The seemingly never-ending MASN lawsuit just got interesting again, on January 12th the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore submitted an amicus brief to the NY State Court of Appeals indicating … Continue reading

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Ownership, MASN, Rizzo, roster, and free agency!

Once again, we put Ted Leonsis into our headlines yesterday as he is still the clear frontrunner to buy the Washington Nationals if the team is sold. Leonsis heads Monumental Sports & Entertainment that owns the Wizards and Capitals as … Continue reading

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The complicated history of Beltway baseball

Even before the Washington Nationals made the move down to Washington, D.C., there has been obvious tension between D.C. and the Baltimore Orioles. Considering how close the teams are geographically, the rivalry is bound to occur. Adding onto that, the … Continue reading

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Kevin Frandsen will be the MASN color commentator for Nats games in 2022

It has been a busy week for the Washington Nationals, on and off the field. On Saturday they announced their international signings highlighted by phenom Cristhian Vaquero. Shortly afterward, the team announced 21 new hires and several other moves for … Continue reading

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Nationals face Orioles in Battle of the Beltways

The Washington Nationals, fresh off a series victory over the Miami Marlins, look to continue their momentum in the Battle of the Beltways against the Orioles. In what can also be called the “Matchup for MASN”, the two rivals face … Continue reading

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Alex Chappell is back home with the #Nats and MASN

  As you’ve probably heard by now, the Nationals MASN broadcasts are set to look quite different for the 2019 season. On-field reporter Dan Kolko has been promoted to the host of pre- and post-game coverage (you go, Kolko), and … Continue reading

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