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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: Boston Bruins, Cleveland Browns, Cleveland Indians, Dallas Cowboys, Franchises, New England Patriots, NFL

09/02/98
SECOND ANNUAL BSAA SPORTS CONFERENCE OCTOBER 8-11 IN L.A.

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Tags: Classified Advertisements, NBA, NFL

09/02/98
PRESEASON GAMES COULD NET CHARGERS $700,000 IN RENT CREDITS

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Tags: Buffalo Bills, Franchises, San Diego Chargers, San Diego Padres, St. Louis Rams

09/02/98
"SHE-PEAT": COMETS DEFEND TITLE IN FRONT OF "PACKED" ARENA

The Comets defeated the Mercury 80-71 to win their second straight WNBA championship last night in front of a "packed" Compaq Center of 16,285 creating "an explosion of deafening noise that threatened

Tags: ESPN, hp, Houston Rockets, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, Walt Disney, WNBA

09/02/98
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY TURNSTILE TRACKER

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Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Sports, MLB, New York Yankees, The Back of the Book, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

09/02/98
NEW BALANCE EXTENDS INTO BROWN SHOE MARKET WITH DUNHAM DEAL

New Balance "has purchased the rights to the Dunham brand names" from Iron Age Corp. of Pittsburgh, giving it "both a broader range of shoe products and an expanded distribution base," according to Gr

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09/02/98
KAPPA GETS ON-FIELD MLS EXPOSURE BY RUNNING W/THE RAPIDS

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Tags: AEG, Colorado Rapids, MLS, Reebok

09/02/98
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Tags: Facilities, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles, Philadelphia Phillies

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ABC/ESPN OFFER NFL AD BUYERS THE WHOLE "KIT AND KABOODLE"

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Tags: ABC, ESPN, NFL, Media, Walt Disney

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NAMES IN THE NEWS

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