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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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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, New England Patriots, New York Jets, NFL

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MJ AND HIS PUPILS PARTY IT UP AT NIKETOWN FOR JORDAN BRAND

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Tags: ATP, ESPN, Los Angeles Lakers, NBC, News Corp./Fox, NFL, NTRA, Russell Athletic, Walt Disney

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WAS CNN STAFF UPSET OVER PRO-ARENA COVERAGE ON BIZ SHOW?

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TAKING JORDAN TO THE IMAX: FILM COMPANY SEARCHES FOR AD FIRM

IL-based production company Giant Screen Sports "is contacting" Chicago-area ad agencies for a $9M account around the large-screen IMAX movie featuring Michael Jordan, according to Jenn Goddu of ADWEE

Tags: Chicago Bulls, Media

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Tags: Clear Channel/SFX Sports, Finance, MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL, NHRA, PGA Tour

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