| Aug 8, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Viacom is claiming that Cablevision's 2012 negotiations for carriage of its cable networks were a "complete sham" and is asking a federal judge to void an agreement that gives the cable operator rights to carry MTV, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, BET and...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 6:20 PM
A federal judge here dealt a major blow Friday to the NCAA and its long-held value of amateurism, ruling in an antitrust case that the association's policies banning athletes from profiting from their own names, images and likenesses "unreasonably...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 9:32 AM
Two days after losing a major antitrust case in federal court, the NCAA announced Sunday it would appeal the decision, which challenges its long-standing definition of amateurism in college sports.
"We remain confident that the NCAA has not violated...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 9:24 AM
The Sports Xchange
NCAA appealing O'Bannon ruling
The NCAA will appeal Friday's ruling in the Ed O'Bannon case.
U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken ruled that the NCAA's restrictions on compensation for major college football and men's basketball...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 9:25 PM
Quarterback Brett Hundley said he was pleased with the ruling by a federal judge in an antitrust case that the NCAA's ban on payments to college athletes for use of their names and images unreasonably restrains trade.
"It's something that needed to be...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Marin Langlieb, the young junior from Dulaney High School who questions the SAT will do well in the future ("The SAT is execrable (look it up)," Aug. 4). She does not need the SAT.
Why is this third party organization (a business) combining with a...
| May 30, 2014
| 9:40 PM
Minutes before the NBA announced a settlement with Shelly Sterling on Friday afternoon to sell the Clippers, co-owner Donald Sterling provided another twist in the monthlong drama surrounding the franchise.
Sterling filed an antitrust lawsuit against...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 6:18 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. — As a much-anticipated federal court trial began Monday, the walls that for decades have separated college athletes from the riches of a multibillion-dollar sports enterprise began to show some cracks.
The occasion was the opening...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 5:20 PM
Somehow, Donald Sterling was even more combative on Wednesday than he was on Tuesday.
In the third day of a trial in Los Angeles Superior Court that could determine whether he remains owner of the Clippers, Sterling railed against the NBA, his wife...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 6:40 PM
The NCAA and its member schools have preached a vision of amateurism whereby young men and women play for the love of the game, not money.
That concept will be put on trial in an Oakland courtroom this week.
A class-action antitrust suit led by former...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Reynolds American Inc. will buy Lorillard Inc. for $25 billion, merging two of the world's biggest cigarette makers in a deal that includes the sale of the top-selling U.S. e-cigarette to Britain's Imperial Tobacco Group.
The deal, which gives Reynolds...