Japan's owners aren't happy about the plan to hold the first baseball World Cup in the United States next year. In fact, they don't want MLB in charge of the event at all. There's still been no date announced for a World Cup; things are looking less and less likely.

In other news, there's a great story over at OJR about ESPN.com. It's required reading for anyone interested in the process and business of online sports.

AuthorMark McClusky