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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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ST. LOUIS MAYOR SAYS BALLPARK DECISION WILL GO TO VOTERS

St. Louis Mayor Clarence Harmon said yesterday that he will "insist that voters approve any plan to use city tax money to help finance" a new MLB Cardinals ballpark, according to Schlinkmann & Mannies

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THE BROADBAND KEEPS PLAYIN' ON: DIRECTV'S FIRST WEB PARTNER

DirecTV and Broadband Sports have formed a multi-year, strategic marketing partnership, under which Broadband will create original programming to air on DirecTV''s "This Week On Sports" beginning this

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NAMES & FACES: GORDON ON WITH IMG'S CHARLOTTE SUBSIDIARY

Jeff Gordon has signed an exclusive deal for Charlotte- based IMG subsidiary Muhleman Marketing "to represent his national and international interests." JG Motorsports will "continue managing" Gordon'

Tags: Callaway Golf, IMG, IndyCar, PGA Tour, St. Louis Rams

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RAWLINGS REVOKES POISON PILL, WHICH COULD SPUR SALE

Rawlings shareholders voted yesterday to ask the BOD "to revoke its `poison pill'' plan, which makes it all but impossible for anyone to make a run at buying the company without the board''s blessing,

Tags: Finance

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FRANCHISE NOTES

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Tags: Calgary Flames, Franchises, NFL, Pittsburgh Penguins, Washington Capitals

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Former Mavericks Minority Owner David McDavid "plans to submit a bid to purchase" the Nuggets, Avalanche and Pepsi Center from Liberty Media, according to NBA sources cited by Steve Caulk of the ROCKY

Tags: Cablevision, Colorado Avalanche, Dallas Mavericks, Denver Nuggets, Franchises, NBA, New York Liberty, PepsiCo, Southwest Sports Group

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REDESIGNED LOGO: APPAREL COMPANY RESTRUCTURES WHOLE OUTFIT

Indianapolis-based Logo Athletic "was at the brink of collapse last year, reeling from a continued slump" in sales of licensed sports clothing nationwide, according to Barb Albert of the INDIANAPOLIS

Tags: Finance, Indianapolis Motor Speedway

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