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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...
There are "indications" that the NCAA committee that "wants to reform men''s college basketball" is "steering away from a proposal to require freshman to sit out a year," according to Mark Brown of th
Redskins Owner Daniel Snyder "fired approximately 25 of the team''s front-office employees" Friday, "mostly in the stadium operations, public relations and marketing departments," according to Mark Ma
Mariners officials "are still pleased" with Safeco Field, "even though the team won''t touch the inaugural attendance marks of the past two major league stadiums," according to Greg Johnston of the SE
CBA owners "have voted to sell operating rights to the league" to Isiah Thomas for $10M, according to sources of Bruce Berlet of the HARTFORD COURANT, who noted that owners "approved the sale" via a t
SECOND THOUGHTS ON SIGNING BELLE? In Baltimore, Joe Strauss wrote that Orioles Owner Peter Angelos, "angry over a series of embarrassing incidents," has "authorized an investigation" of RF Albert Bell
PGA Interactive named JOHN OBERG as Sales Manager. Oberg was VP/Creative & Marketing Services for Fusive.com, and will be responsible for sales and account services in the southeast and western region
N.Y.-based Venator Group "defeated a proxy battle for board seats by dissident shareholder Greenway Partners" on Friday, according to Erin White of the WALL STREET JOURNAL. Greenway, Venator''s "large
Three hours after Yankees P David Cone threw a perfect game against the Expos yesterday, David Cone Foundation VP Andrew Levy said that a "total of six memorabilia companies had already contacted him"
Last night''s 11:00pm ET edition of FSN''s "Primetime" (Fox Sports Net South) led with Expos-Yankees and David Cone''s perfect game, followed by Dodgers-Pirates and the British Open. ESPN''s "SportsCe
REMINDER: The History Channel presents "MODERN MARVELS: BASEBALL PARKS," which looks at ballparks in the U.S., tonight at 7:00pm and 11:00pm PT (L.A. TIMES, 7/19). WEEKEND WEDDING BELLS: Dolphins coac