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Comcast Drops Plans To Acquire Time Warner Cable After Pressure From RegulatorsPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 24 / 15
Comcast on Friday morning announced that it has terminated its agreement to acquire Time Warner Cable, with Comcast Chair & CEO Brian Roberts appearing on CNBC to discuss the failed deal. Roberts said, “We wanted to bring the products that we've got that we're very proud of to new market...
The NCAA''s Internet home page was hacked Sunday and replaced with racial slurs. Internet officials were able to divert web surfers to the proper page (AP/DALLAS MORNING NEWS, 3/10)....Packers Coach M
The following lists ratings from last weekend''s network sporting events. All times are eastern. Regional programming indicated with (^). The numbers were gathered from the networks (THE DAILY). EVENT
Fox Sports West 2 and DirecTV have reached a distribution agreement to launch the RSN on DirecTV''s programming line-up beginning March 28 (FSW). In L.A., Larry Stewart notes the "deal gives frustrate
ESPN''S and ESPN2''s MLS schedule will include 35 live regular-season and playoff matches, with coverage beginning March 22 (ESPN)....ESPN''s first NASCAR Winston Cup race of ''97, the NASCAR Winston
FX and Fox Sports Net released its telecast schedule for the first half of their inaugural season of MLB coverage, which includes Monday and Thursday night games. FX''s Monday night lineup and Fox Spo
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