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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...
The NFL yesterday "banned a trendy and increasingly popular taunt" and said that "using a finger or arm to simulate throat-slashing" sends the "wrong message," according to Elizabeth Clarke of the PAL
Michael Jordan celebrated the launch of the new Jordan Brand "Air Jordan" basketball shoe and its accompanying TV ad campaign at NikeTown in L.A. on Monday night, according to Bob Goen of "Entertainme
The Red Sox have "all but ended their search" for a new TV partner and are close to a deal with WFXT-Fox to air "at least" 65 games next season, with the rest remaining on NESN, according to Howard Ma
NAMES & FACES: MA-based Winstanley Associates has "crafted" a $1M TV campaign for "longtime client" Spalding''s indoor/outdoor basketball and has enlisted Lakers G Kobe Bryant for two 30-second spots,
When CNN U.S. President Richard Kaplan "instructed" CNNfn''s "Business Unusual" to produce a "feel-good feature about" Philips Arena, which aired September 26 as a "special edition," some "staffers th
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
Among the goodwill conducted by some pro teams and leagues during the start of this Holiday season: NBA PLAYERS and COACHES have delivered 45 tons of Turkey to "thousands of families for Thanksgiving"
SFX Entertainment announced today that it has acquired N.Y.-based sports brand identity company SME Power Branding. SME, formerly known as Sean Michael Edwards Design, was founded in ''88 and its rost
Major New Jersey sports/entertainment employer is looking for a manager of corporate sales. Must have five years marketing/sales experience in sports/entertainment field. Must have documented record o
Nike Chair Phil Knight was a guest on CNN''s "Moneyline" last night and discussed the company''s customized shoe offering on the Web, Nike''s plans on the Internet and its financial prospects heading