baseball on TV

Amid sports surge, networks re-discover baseball

So this is what a winning streak looks like: Suddenly, the Chicago Cubs (shown here with Kris Bryant) get a spot on ABC … the first in decades.
And the streak is only one game, following a dizzying, 11-game losing streak. Turnarounds are great.
Usually, ESPN carries the Sunday-night basetball games. At 7 p.m. ET on Aug. 8, however, the Cubs-White Sox game will be produced by ESPN, but will air on its sister channel, ABC.
ABC did carry a wild-card game last year, but that was its first post-season game in 25 years. Read more…