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Baltimore Orioles/Mid-Atlantic Sports Network (MASN®) – Negotiations with Major League Baseball

Alan Rifkin, Celeste Bruce, Jamie Katz and the Sports Law, Gaming and Facilities group represented the Baltimore Orioles in its negotiations with Major League Baseball concerning compensation for the Orioles in connection with the relocation of the Washington Nationals to Washington, D.C.  Managing partner Alan Rifkin was the lead negotiator with Bob DuPuy, the President of MLB in the discussions, along with Celeste Bruce and Jamie Katz. The settlement with MLB and the Nationals included protection of the Orioles’ Home Television Territory and the formation and development of the Mid-Atlantic Sport Network (MASN®), the regional sports network for the Orioles and Nationals.