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Time Warner Cable To Carry SEC Network As Of Aug. 14 Launch

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 24 / 14

Time Warner Cable, the country's second biggest cable operator, has agreed to carry SEC Network as of its Aug. 14 launch. Bright House Networks also will carry the channel, bringing its distribution footprint up to 60 million homes. The deals leave DirecTV, Charter and Verizon as the only big SEC-ar...

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FACILITY NOTES

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08/31/98
ANOTHER BRICK IN THE WALL: EXPOS INTRODUCE LATEST CAMPAIGN

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08/31/98
N.Y. REAL ESTATE MOGUL OFFERS TO BUY REDSKINS FOR $450M

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Tags: DaimlerChrysler, Franchises, Washington Redskins

08/31/98
MILES PRENTICE SAYS, "IT'S ELEMENTARY, MY DEAR TOM WATSON"

Golfer Tom Watson has joined Miles Prentice in his bid to buy the Royals, according to Charles Crumpley of the K.C. STAR. Watson said Friday "that he was motivated to help save the baseball team for K

Tags: Franchises, Kansas City Royals

08/31/98
"BLOOD ON THE HORNS": NEW BOOK ON BULLS LIKELY TO CAUSE STIR

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Tags: Chicago Bulls, Media

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TWINS BIDDING HEATING UP? ONE REPORT HAS CHARLOTTE IN MIX

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Tags: Bank of America, Franchises, Minnesota Timberwolves, Minnesota Twins

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EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

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Tags: People and Pop Culture

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JUDGE DISMISSES CASE AGAINST NHL OVER LOSS OF FUNDS

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Tags: Law and Politics, NHL

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MEDIA NOTES

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Tags: ABC, CBS, NBC, News Corp./Fox, Sports Illustrated, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

08/31/98
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

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Tags: DaimlerChrysler, Detroit Red Wings, General Motors, IMG, Jacksonville Jaguars

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