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John Ourand

Staff writer John Ourand covers television and media.

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Caps look for early renewal of TV deal

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 10 / 20 / 14

Even though the Washington Capitals’ local TV rights deal with Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic runs for three more seasons, the NHL team’s owner, Ted Leonsis, already has started negotiations about an extension, according to several sources. Leonsis’ Monumental Sports & Enter...

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