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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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MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

ONE PROMOTION GONE AWRY: The NATIONAL POST''s Chris Jones reports that during the Blue Jays'' promotional use of the Hot Dog Blaster during Tuesday''s game at SkyDome, hot dogs "fragmented immediately

Tags: Cablevision, Interpublic Group of Cos., MBNA America Bank, MLB, NBA, NBC, New Orleans Pelicans, New York Knicks, NFL, Octagon, Toronto Blue Jays

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BANK OF AMERICA WON'T GO CLUBBING OUTSIDE CHARLOTTE, ATLANTA

Bank of America (BOA) "decided to sponsor the previously unnamed club level" at Ericsson Stadium as part of the company''s eight-year sponsorship extension with the NFL Panthers "after finding a good

Tags: Bank of America, Carolina Panthers, Kansas City Chiefs, NFL, Washington Redskins

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SHELL OF HIS FORMER SELF: EXEC TO RUN NEW FOX CABLE NETWORKS

News Corp. has "put its cable holdings under one banner called Fox Cable Networks," according to Sallie Hofmeister of the L.A. TIMES, who writes that the "reorganization is an effort to capitalize on

Tags: DirecTV, Los Angeles Dodgers, News Corp./Fox, Media

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FRANCHISE NOTES

Fred Edelstein reports in his PRO FOOTBALL INSIDER that the "buzz" among NFL owners has Wayne Huizenga "possibly selling" the Dolphins, "perhaps as soon as before the start of the next season" (FRED E

Tags: AFL, Atlanta Braves, Cablevision, Detroit Pistons, Franchises, Miami Dolphins, Miami Heat, New York Knicks, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Time Warner

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DEALS & DOLLARS: ACCLAIM INKS BOXERS FOR HBO VIDEO GAME

Acclaim Entertainment has signed exclusive multi-year agreements with George Foreman and Roy Jones, Jr., to serve as spokespersons for the upcoming HBO Boxing video game, which will be released for So

Tags: HBO, Time Warner, USTA

04/20/00
THE DAILY SEEKS STAFF WRITER FOR NC EDITORIAL TEAM

THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY is seeking a Staff Writer for our Charlotte, NC, office with superior news-gathering, writing and editing skills. Applicants should have a strong knowledge of the sports indu

Tags: People and Pop Culture

04/20/00
KEYSHAWN JOHNSON TO SPEAK AT INTERACTIVE SPORTS 2000 WEST

April 26-27, 2000 in Santa Monica, CA - Don''t miss presentations from Broadband Sports and Bucs WR Keyshawn Johnson at World Research Group''s Interactive Sports 2000 West conference - the industry''

Tags: CBS, Classified Advertisements, Denver Broncos, ESPN, NFL, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Viacom, Walt Disney

04/20/00
MEDIA NOTES

TV MONITOR: Last night''s 10:00pm ET 60-minute edition of FSN''s "The National Sports Report" led with the final game of retiring Rockets F Charles Barkley, followed by Lakers-Spurs. Total NBA coverag

Tags: Atlanta Braves, CBS, ESPN, Houston Rockets, Kansas City Royals, Los Angeles Lakers, MLB, NASCAR, NBA, News Corp./Fox, NHL, PGA Tour, Philadelphia Phillies, Pittsburgh Penguins, R J Reynolds, San Antonio Spurs, San Jose Sharks, Sports Illustrated, Media, St. Louis Blues, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney, Washington Capitals

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EUROPEAN CLUBS MOVE TOWARD U.S. STADIUM FINANCING MODEL

In the last year, "at least a dozen" European Premier division football-club owners have been "privately huddling" with U.S. fund managers about following the "American model" of raising corporate spo

Tags: Facilities

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CUT DOWN THE NETS? MICHAEL ROWE UPSET AT YANKEENETS LEAKS

The Nets concluded their season last night with a 111- 108 loss to the Cavaliers, their 11th straight defeat, and now a "power struggle apparently is under way between the Nets ownership and the Yanke

Tags: Cleveland Cavaliers, Franchises, Brooklyn Nets, YankeeNets

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