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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...
Combining basic math skills with football, students from 37 schools in nine cities across the country have kicked off competition in the second annual "NFL Math Bowl." Using an educational CD-ROM, NFL
ESPNEWS and Fox Sports Net are set to launch today, while CNN/SI hits the airwaves December 12. A report in the WALL STREET JOURNAL notes, "While the new networks have ambitious plans to draw young ma
The following NFL games failed to sell out this weekend and will be blacked out in their home markets (THE DAILY). GAME LOCAL TIME NETWORK Carolina at Atlanta 1:00 Fox Houston at Seattle 1:00 NBC Wash
Cablevision, with about 3 million cable homes, will allow fans to buy the November 9 Tyson-Holyfield fight for $9.95 per round, up to the retail price of $49.95, according to ESPN''s Bob Ley. Ley: "An
Sunday''s New York City Marathon will be online at Starwave''s Outside Online site, http://outside.starwave. com/events/96nyc/index.html. Racing progress and photos will be available (N.Y. POST, 10/31
Both ESPN and Fox Sports hold press conferences today on the launches of ESPNEWS and Fox Sports Net (THE DAILY). ESPNEWS: Michael Hiestand writes in USA TODAY that when ESPNEWS debuts tomorrow, those
NBC and Fox, both experiencing a decrease in their NFL football ratings, continue to question Nielsen Media Research''s sample base, according to Wayne Friedman of INSIDE MEDIA. Giles Lundberg, Fox Se
Florida Attorney General Bob Butterworth is studying "legal options" against TCI of South FL because of the cable company''s refusal to put the NHL Panthers'' games on TV by not adding SportsChannel t
America Online "performed an emergency overhaul" yesterday, reorganizing its management and changing its pricing system, according to David Hilzenrath of the WASHINGTON POST. The move will require the
A five-year, $35M deal for Dolphins, Marlins and Panthers rights purchased by WQAM was formally announced yesterday, according to Barry Jackson of the MIAMI HERALD. WQAM GM/part- Owner Greg Reed: "We'