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MASN, Nationals File Preservation Rights Petitions Regarding Recent Arbitration Ruling

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 01 / 14

Both MASN and the Nationals have filed preservation rights petitions with a N.Y. court designed to either vacate or confirm a recent, private MLB arbitration ruling favoring the Nationals in their ongoing media rights disputes, several industry sources said. Those motions had to be made within 30 da...

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