Not even Vin Scully can catch a Dodgers game in L.A.


Time Warner Cable (TWC -0.2%) is no longer in negotiations with DirecTV (DTV -0.9%) over a carriage contract for SportsNet LA after talks broke down this week.

The company which paid a large amount for the rights to Los Angeles Dodgers baseball could be hurt by a sustained lack of distribution for the ambitious sports network.

Currently, 70% of L.A.-area households don't have access to Dodgers baseball - including long-time announcer Vin Scully who is a DTV subscriber and traces his Dodgers roots back to the Brooklyn days.

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  • Mattster
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    If you get TWC expect to see your bill rise constantly as they continue to fleece their loyal customers who are quickly losing faith
    4 Apr 2014, 11:23 AM Reply Like
  • Hendershott
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    Blowback. Imagine if the Lakers had done this a few years ago.
    4 Apr 2014, 11:54 AM Reply Like
  • deward
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    Does the MLBTV feed need the Time Warner or Direct TV agreement?
    4 Apr 2014, 03:23 PM Reply Like
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