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Local Yankees fans who relied on YouTube TV for their games will officially have to find a new streaming service as the Google-operated virtual TV provider parts ways with the Yankees’ YES Network.
The decision comes after a lengthy dispute over carrying agreements. YouTube TV first emailed customers to let them know that Fox’s regional sports networks (RSNs) and YES Network wouldn’t be available beginning February 29th. YouTube and Sinclair Broadcast Group, which owns a number of Fox’s RSNs and has a stake in YES Network, extended the contract for five days while negotiations continued.
Now, it seems like some of the RSNs will continue to be available to YouTube TV subscribers, but YES won’t be one of them. A tweet from YouTube’s…tech, The Verge, The Verge - All Posts