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"They join the Brewers, Marlins, Royals, and Tigers, who all have similar deals with Bally Sports."
Daily fantasy sports, gambling in states where it's legal, and other interactive games with cash prizes available will also be incorporated into the product.
According to the New York Post, the Cubs and Sinclair are talking about a subscription costing $18 per month.
The estimated fee of $20.25 would be a good deal more than other direct-to-consumer services such as the Disney bundle, priced at $13.99.
"Sinclair's Bally Sports networks have the regional broadcast rights to sixteen of the league's teams."
Disney and YouTube TV reportedly have until December 17th to reach a new deal or subscribers would be without 17 Disney-owned channels.
Sinclair has expressed their interest in direct-to-consumer sports content.
"Kim thinks this new streaming service would be a great way to spark gaming and TV integration."
"More than 25 million people have left cable and satellite since 2012. By the end of 2025, it is expected that another 15 million will follow."