) will present a videocast of the Oct. 19 preseason game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Cleveland Cavaliers, the tipoff to its seasonlong Internet subscription service.
Fans will be able to access National Basketball Association game content on the Web for a $9.95 fee for their "NBA Inside Ticket" package. The package includes weekly video highlights, "Audio League Pass" (audio play-by-play of every NBA game) and other highlights.
NBA teams up with RealNetworks Inc. for the service, including offering a $14.95-per-month package that combines Inside Ticket with RNI’s "RealOne Superpass."
Elsewhere, Major League Baseball’s MLB.com (mlb.mlb.com
) is offering consumers full-length Internet video downloads of playoff games for $3.95 each. The deal covers the League Championship Series games and the World Series.