Red Sox World Series parade to be held this morning

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Boston will honor the Red Sox for winning the World Series with a victory parade today. By this point, after four titles in 14 years — and multiple more titles in football, basketball and even in hockey a few years back — I’m pretty sure everyone knows the drill. For those who don’t, though, here’s the parade route.

UPDATE: the parade will be streaming here.

The parade is scheduled to begin at 11AM outside Fenway Park and, yep, they’ll be on board those famous amphibious duck boats. According to Boston Police, there will be no public drinking allowed. I am sure that diktat will be honored. Yes, indeed.

MLB sells share of BAMTech to Walt Disney Co. for $900M

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NEW YORK – Major League Baseball has sold its remaining share of a streaming service technology company to the Walt Disney Co. for $900 million.

The sale was disclosed Tuesday in Walt Disney Co.’s annual filing report through the SEC. MLB received the $900 million in exchange for the 15% stake it still had in a company called BAMTech, which originally started as MLB Advanced Media in 2000.

The technology helped MLB become a leader in sports streaming in the 2000s.

Walt Disney Co. has been buying chunks of BAMTech for the past five years and now owns 100% of the company. The National Hockey League sold its 10% share of BAMTech to Walt Disney Co. for a reported $350 million in 2021.