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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...
Bill and Nancy Laurie''s acquisition of the Grizzlies is expected to be voted on at this week''s NBA league meetings in N.Y., and in Vancouver, Greg Douglas wrote that two "very different issues" rega
TV MONITOR: Last night''s 11:00pm ET edition of ESPN''s "SportsCenter" led with 49ers-Vikings, followed by Packers- Chargers. The first non-NFL story, at 8:03 into the broadcast, was Rockets F Charles
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If the Coyotes get a new arena at Los Arcos Mall in Scottsdale, analysts "expect fierce competition between" Coyotes Owner Richard Burke and Suns CEO Jerry Colangelo, "who have not been able to get al
U.S. women''s hockey team member Cammi Granato has signed an endorsement deal with US West through 2002. Granato will appear in company ads and make personal appearances at company-related activities.
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The USOC Board Of Dirs voted Saturday to select San Antonio over Raleigh-Durham as the U.S. bid city for the 2007 Pan Am Games. San Antonio will join a yet-to-be- determined field of bid cities from N
ABC has sold a 30-second spot for its broadcast of Super Bowl XXXIV for a "whopping" $3M, according to sources of Langdon Brockinton of the SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL. The buyer''s identity went "undisclo
Reebok has inked a three-year endorsement deal with Rockets rookie G Steve Francis, according to Terry Lefton of BRANDWEEK, who reports that sources "close to" Francis said that he "would receive a ba
Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman was profiled on CNN/SI''s "Page One" by Nick Charles, who reported that Goodman''s "latest wager is that he can lure the NBA and NHL to a town that can''t pave over the d
As NASCAR President Bill France "inches toward retirement, a question looms," according to BUSINESS WEEK''s Dunnavant & Muller, who wonder, "Can the next generation handle the treacherous curves ahead
Expos VP/Communications Johanne Heroux "resigned" Friday, joining recently departed Exec VP/Development Laurier Carpentier and VP/Marketing Richard Morency, according to Stephanie Myles of the Montrea