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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 19 / 15

U.S. Justice Department antitrust division attorneys "are nearing a recommendation to block Comcast Corp.’s bid to buy Time Warner Cable Inc.," according to sources. Sources said that attorneys "are leaning against the merger out of concern that consumers would be harmed and could submit their...

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NAMES IN THEN NEWS

In Cincinnati, Neil Schmidt reports that Bengals'' first round draft pick WR PETER WARRICK, after dropping SFX Sports, has signed with agent NORM NIXON, representing Nixon''s "biggest client" thus far

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Cincinnati Bengals, Cincinnati Reds, Clear Channel/SFX Sports, Cleveland Browns, Dallas Cowboys, Minnesota Vikings, NASCAR, NBA, Brooklyn Nets, NFL, NHRA, R J Reynolds, People and Pop Culture, YankeeNets

04/27/00
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

In Hartford, Jerry Trecker reports that former U.S. women''s soccer team coach TONY DICICCO will be named today acting Commissioner of the WUSA while the league "launches a national search" for a full

Tags: American Airlines, Raycom Sports, People and Pop Culture, Visa, WUSA

04/27/00
ESPN SEES RECORD NHL PLAYOFF RATING WITH SHARKS-BLUES GAME

ESPN''s coverage of Game Seven of the Sharks-Blues series on Tuesday earned a 1.37 national rating, making it "the highest-rated first-round [NHL playoff] game in ESPN history," according to Victor Ch

Tags: ABC, Canadian Broadcasting Corp., Chicago Blackhawks, Colorado Avalanche, ESPN, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, New Jersey Devils, News Corp./Fox, NHL, Ottawa Senators, Arizona Coyotes, Pittsburgh Penguins, San Jose Sharks, Media, St. Louis Blues, Toronto Maple Leafs, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

04/26/00
SANDBOX.COM ENTERS INTO INVESTMENT AGREEMENT WITH CNN/SI

Sandbox.com has received an equity investment from CNN/SI Interactive, which will allow Sandbox to develop more than 30 co-branded fantasy sports and arcade games for CNNSI.com. As part of the deal, C

Tags: IBM, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner

04/26/00
MLB PLAYERS SUPPORT ELIAN GONZALEZ BY SITTING OUT GAMES

The "growing presence of Cubans in the major leagues took a political turn" yesterday, as "more than a dozen players missed games in sympathy for the one-day work stoppage" in the Miami area over the

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Cincinnati Reds, Miami Marlins, Kansas City Royals, Miami Heat, MLB, New York Mets, New York Yankees, Sports in Society, Tampa Bay Rays, Wilson Sporting Goods, YankeeNets

04/26/00
FLAME ON! HOTCHKISS SAYS TICKET DRIVE OFF TO HOT START

Flames Vice Chair Harley Hotchkiss said that the team''s season-ticket sales have "exploded" during the last ten days, "far exceeding the team''s expectations," according to Mike D''Amour of the CALGA

Tags: Calgary Flames, Franchises

04/26/00
FORMULA FOR SUCCESS? GEORGE SAYS F-1 RACE TO BE PROFITABLE

IMS President Tony George said yesterday that the track''s Formula One race scheduled for September 24 will be "profitable in Year One," according to Bill Koenig of the INDIANAPOLIS STAR. George said

Tags: Formula One, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Leagues and Governing Bodies

04/26/00
COMMISSIONERS ON THE RECORD: TOP FOUR OFFER STATE OF MIND

NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue, NBA Commissioner David Stern, MLB Commissioner Bud Selig and NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, appearing at a panel discussion at NY''s Museum of Radio and TV on Monday n

Tags: Anheuser Busch, ESPN, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, MLB, NASCAR, NBA, NBC, News Corp./Fox, NFL, NHL, Sports Illustrated, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Toronto Raptors, Walt Disney

04/26/00
NAMES & FACES: DAVIS JOINS THE CUTTHROAT ISLAND OF SPORTS

Actress and archer Geena Davis has signed a rep deal with IMG''s Stephanie Tolleson, who will "strictly handle" Davis'' "sports activities." Davis failed to qualify for the U.S. Olympic archery team b

Tags: American Express, IMG, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

04/26/00
THE BACKROOM POLITICS OF HOSTING MR. PRESIDENT AT THE PARK

While President Clinton was pictured visiting Pac Bell Park last week, the S.F. CHRONICLE''s Matier & Ross report that what people "didn''t see was all the catty gamesmanship between the Giants and mi

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