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CABLEFAX DAILY reports the U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit has "given Comcast 15 days to respond to Tennis Channel's petition for rehearing en banc" regarding the May ruling that Comcast had not discriminated against the channel. Tennis Channel earlier this month "filed for rehearing after the 3-judge panel found Comcast didn't discriminate against Tennis on the basis of affiliation." The May ruling "threw out the FCC's 1st decision finding that an operator violated program carriage rules" (CABLEFAX DAILY, 7/24).

EN ESPAÑOL POR FAVOR
: The Seahawks yesterday announced that they have "launched a Hispanic Radio Network" that will broadcast all of the team's games in Spanish on ESPN Deportes' local radio affiliates for the '13 season. The broadcast will include a two-hour pregame and one-hour postgame show, and feature the team of Alex Rivera and Raul Sandoval (SEATTLETIMES.com, 7/23).

MONDAY NIGHT BOXING
: ESPN.com's Dan Rafael reported Fox Sports 1 will air Golden Boy Promotions' "Golden Boy Live!" cards "every other week on Monday nights for 24 shows in the first year of the deal." Golden Boy Promotions Managing Partner Bernard Hopkins "unveiled the inaugural card, which will take place Aug. 19" and feature middleweight Daniel Jacobs. Hopkins said, "Boxing on Monday nights is something fans will be watching. What a great way to start the week by watching Monday night boxing" (ESPN.com, 7/23).

BULL MARKET: PBR will broadcast an upcoming Touring Pro Division (TPD) event worldwide via PPV live streaming. PBR and Epicentre.tv have partnered to air the Big Sky PBR TPD event taking place in Big Sky, Mont., from July 31-Aug 1 at 9:00pm ET. The stream will cost $9.99 per night or $14.99 for the two-day package (PBR).
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