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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...
Beginning with Thursday night''s game between the Argonauts and the Blue Bombers, Viewer''s Choice Canada, which has provided pay-per-view coverage of boxing and wrestling, will air two CFL games for
In the current issue of GOLFWEEK, media columnist Dave Shedloski answers the rhetorical question, "Who will televise the next Masters?" by concluding: "As long as the sun comes up, anything is possibl
Jim Hunter will interview both acting MLB Commissioner Bud Selig and MLBPA Exec Dir Donald Fehr during CBS Radio''s All-Star Game pre-game coverage tonight (MLB)....ESPN will introduce ESPN GamePlan t
Reports of restructuring News Corp.''s Fox TV unit include one scenario in which Fox Sports President David Hill takes "a very senior position at Fox TV that would include oversight of all Fox-owned"
The Ravens have named WNUV-54 and WBFF-45 as carriers for preseason football telecasts and Infinity Broadcasting as their radio partner, according to the Baltimore SUN. The Ravens signed a one-year co
USA Basketball has launched its own homepage on the Web at http://www.usabasketball.com. Written and produced by USA Basketball''s Media/Public Relations Dept., the site features up- to-date team info
K-III Communications has acquired the magazine, "Pro Football Weekly," and its affiliated businesses for an undisclosed amount from USA Sports, PFWA Investors and Jones Sports (USA TODAY, 7/8)....Rayc
German media group Kirch and Swiss marketing agency ISL won the largest soccer broadcasting deal with a $2.2B bid for non- U.S. TV rights to the 2002 and 2006 World Cups, according to the FINANCIAL TI
Final preparations are underway for the Summer Games -- in Atlanta and in cyberspace. Here''s an update on several Olympic-related Web sites covered (some noted previously in this space) as the date o
NBC will kick off its MLB coverage this year with the 67th MLB All-Star Game on Tuesday, July 9. Bob Costas will call the play-by-play and be joined by analysts Bob Uecker and Joe Morgan. Jim Gray wil