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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...
ESPN''s Bob Ley has reportedly agreed to a contract extension (N.Y. POST, 8/19)...."Tin Cup" won the weekend at the box office, bringing in an estimated $10.1M. The Fan opened at No. 4 with around $6.
The Jaguars introduced their site on the World Wide Web last night in conjunction with their game against the 49ers. The site is at http://www.jaguarsnfl.com. and the team says it is on the "cutting e
Officials of Westinghouse Broadcasting, the parent company of mid-Atlantic RSN Home Team Sports, are "expected to mount a last gasp effort to keep" Orioles TV rights in response to a proposal from Fox
ESPN paid tribute to the late Tom Mees during Sunday''s "SportsWeekly." Mees died last week in a drowning accident. The tribute, hosted by Bob Ley and Chris Berman, featured clips of Mees'' work and r
ESPN will air a tribute to the late Tom Mees at 11:00am EDT on Sunday morning during their "SportsWeekly" program. Chris Berman and Bob Ley, colleagues of Mees since ESPN first premiered in ''79, will
Cox Interactive Sales, a division of TeleRep, will represent the World Wide Web sports network SportsLine USA (AD AGE, 8/16)....Fox Senior Coord. Producer John Filippelli, on Fox''s Saturday MLB: "I''
After one season as the radio home to the Maple Leafs, Q-107 in Toronto announced it is sending the hockey coverage to its sister station, AM640, according to Rob Longley of the TORONTO SUN. Danny Kin
"Muhammad Ali: The Whole Story" will premiere Tuesday, September 3 at 8:00pm EDT on TNT. Mike Reynolds of INSIDE MEDIA reports the movie is a "two-hour documentary-style film culled from ''thousands''
Liberty Sports execs Ed Frazier and Joe King officially announced the formation of their new holding company, Frazier King Media, established to create and develop media assets and to assist on media
CBC''s Blue Jays ratings are down this year and "have been dropping steadily" since the team''s ''93 championship season, according to William Houston of the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL. The Jays'' average a