Haystack News launches streaming channel for the return of Major League Baseball and 2021 Opening Day


San Francisco: Haystack News,  a leading ad-supported streaming service that connects viewers with hyper-relevant local, national and world TV news, has launched a new streaming channel dedicated to the return of Major League Baseball and 2021 Opening Day.

Leveraging its strong local news content pipeline, Haystack brings to you hometown coverage from all US hometown MLB markets, along with highlights and analysis once they “play ball.”

And there’s much more for sports fans on Haystack News in April.

March Madness is nearing its crescendo and Haystack has a dedicated streaming channel on offering local news coverage of the NCAA men’s and women’s basketball Final Four semifinals and NCAA championship games.

Lastly, college and pro football fans alike are gearing up with anticipation for the three-day 2021 NFL Draft. Haystack News will add an NFL Draft News streaming channel on April 29 featuring local news coverage featuring draft fallout and analysis from all 32 National Football League hometown markets for free on-demand streaming.

“Sports fans who use Haystack News are often cord-cutters or cord-nevers without access to pricey national and regional sports channels,” said Haystack TV Co-Founder-CEO Daniel Barreto. “Haystack News will give a rich collection of timely coverage from the eyes and ears in each of the local markets for baseball, college basketball, and football fans.

Haystack TV

Haystack TV offers Haystack News, a leading ad-based video on demand (AVOD) platform, providing free and customized over-the-top (OTT) on-demand and live streaming of local, national and international news, including on-demand local news and weather content for 100% of the Top 30 DMAs.

Haystack News is the only news-dedicated streaming app to offer content from both hundreds of local stations and national and international news providers including TV broadcast stations from ABC Owned Television Stations, CBS Television Stations, Cox Media Group, Fox Television Stations, Hearst Television, Hubbard Broadcasting, Meredith Corporation, Scripps and more.

Haystack News national/international programming providers include ABC News, the Associated Press, Bloomberg, CBSN, Cheddar, CNET, Euronews, GameSpot, Newsy and Yahoo Finance. Haystack News is available on multiple platforms and all leading Smart TVs worldwide including the Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV, and Roku streaming platforms; Hisense, LG, Samsung, Sony, TCL and Vizio Smart TVs; Android and iOS mobile devices; and online at www.haystack.tv.