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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...
Hartford gets its first 24-hour, all-sports, radio station at WPOP-AM. The network will feature syndicated talk shows and commentary provided primarily by ESPN Radio and One-on-One radio network (HART
The "crowded" sports TV marketplace is examined by Bruce Orwall of the WALL STREET JOURNAL. Orwall: "Is anybody watching this stuff? Niche markets they may be, but fans'' hunger for a wealth of sports
Fox Sports will cover Super Bowl XXXI in New Orleans, LA, on Sunday, January 26. Kickoff is set for 6:18pm ET. Preliminary overnights from yesterday''s games: Fox''s NFC Championship game earned a 30.
The second year of the Corel WTA Tour int''l TV package begins this week with the semi-finals and finals of the Sydney International in Australia. The package includes 21 events, 14 broadcasters and w
The NHLPA''s "Be A Player!" TV show begins its third year with its season premiere tonight on TSN. It will run on ESPN2 on Sunday. Thirteen new episodes will feature the new broadcast team of Sandra N
The Packers, "incensed" over ESPN''s "Outside the Lines: Inside Titletown USA" piece that ran last month, have "denied the special access routinely provided to ESPN for Sunday''s NFC Championship game
The PGA Tour yesterday launched its official website at http://www.pgatour.com. Fully accessible by this spring, the site, which will provide real-time scoring for events, also features audio of inter
The Pirates and Fox Sports Pittsburgh signed a multi- year extension of their TV deal. Fox Sports Pittsburgh will now produce and distribute games on local broadcast TV along with showing the team exc
Time Warner shares rose 3%, to $39 yesterday morning, "on a rumor that CEO Gerald Levin might leave" the company. Time Warner spokesperson Ed Adler called the rumor "totally ludicrous" (USA TODAY, 1/9
The Canucks sold about 2,840 subscriptions as part of a four-game, pay-per-view package, according to William Houston of the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL. The PPV package is a four-game plan, which includes h