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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...
USA Volleyball seeks candidate for Senior Dir of Corp. Development in CO Springs to create & implement mktg & TV strategies for all of the Nat''l Governing Body events and properties, including: the m
A new professional outdoor lacrosse league, Major League Lacrosse, will be announced at a press conference on Monday at the All Star Cafe in N.Y. The league is scheduled to debut next summer (THE DAIL
Twentieth Century Fox confirmed yesterday that "The Phantom Menace" earned $28.5M during its opening day on Wednesday, marking the highest one-day gross ever for a motion picture. So, was "Episode 1"
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The Islanders "plan to cut payroll drastically and probably will start by trading" several of their top players if a deal with Nassau County officials for a new arena "isn''t in place" before July 1,
Devils Owner John McMullen''s plan to build an arena in Hoboken "is getting a boost from Cablevision," which is becoming a 50-50 partner in the venture, according to Richard Sandomir of the N.Y. TIMES
The Magic, whose $43M payroll was the third-highest in the NBA, said that they "lost money for the second consecutive year," despite making the playoffs this season, according to Tim Povtak of the ORL
Texas Christian Univ. (TCU) has signed a five-year multi-media and marketing agreement with ESPN Regional TV, according to Keith Whitmire of the DALLAS MORNING NEWS. As part of the deal, ESPN Regional
One day after the $1.8B Rio Salado Crossing project failed by a 3-2 ratio, NFL Cardinals Owner Bill Bidwill "reaffirmed his desire" to get a new facility in the Valley, according to Schoenfeld & Polk
The Bulls are spending "close to" $1M on "elaborate direct-mail appeals and radio, TV and print adds touting the availability" of season-ticket packages in order "to sell a ticket that once sold itsel
In Chicago, Philip Hersh writes on the legacy of IOC President Juan Antonio Samaranch under the header, "Samaranch''s Legacy: Too Many Sports, Too Many Medals, Too Little Control." Hersh: "It is gigan