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  • NFL could use a history lesson on would-be team owner Donald Trump

    NFL could use a history lesson on would-be team owner Donald Trump
    I'm all for Donald Trump owning another football team, but only if the NFL is looking at developmental-league expansion in, say, Crimea. Trump says he's actually interested in taking over Buffalo which, frankly, is not far enough upwind from the stench....
  • NBA, Sterling Family Trust settle ownership dispute

    NBA, Sterling Family Trust settle ownership dispute
    LOS ANGELES - The NBA said on Friday that it has reached an agreement with the estranged wife of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling to sell the team, opening a new chapter for the franchise after 33 years under Sterling. Sterling, 80, was banned...
  • Dodgers, TWC could take legal action over SportsNet LA

     Dodgers, TWC could take legal action over SportsNet LA
    This is not the first time the Dodgers moved to a new cable television channel that most of their fans could not see. The Dodgers have been virtually invisible to much of Southern California this season. The SportsNet LA blackout hit its most...
  • Donald Sterling gets new counsel to fight NBA; old firm keeps Clippers

    Donald Sterling gets new counsel to fight NBA; old firm keeps Clippers
    Donald Sterling is expected to launch what could be a long and contentious legal battle with the NBA over his ownership of the Clippers without the support of the big, politically connected law firm that has been with him for more than three decades....
  • Southwest and JetBlue get landing slots at Reagan National Airport

    Southwest and JetBlue get landing slots at Reagan National Airport
    Southwest Airlines and JetBlue Airlines will soon increase service to and from Washington's Reagan National Airport, thanks to the results of an antitrust lawsuit. To settle an antitrust suit and allow the merger of American Airlines and US Airways, the...
  • DOJ clears Gannett-Belo deal but demands sale of St. Louis TV station

    DOJ clears Gannett-Belo deal but demands sale of St. Louis TV station
    Gannett Co.'s $2.2-billion acquisition of Belo TV stations can move forward -- but the Department of Justice is demanding the sale of KMOV-TV Channel 4 in St. Louis as a condition for the agency's approval of the deal. The proposed deal would give the...
  • Comcast and Time Warner Cable defend deal before Congress

    Rising cable bills and programming diversity were focal points of a congressional hearing on Comcast Corp.'s proposed acquisition of Time Warner Cable. If approved, the more than $40-billion deal would combine the nation's top two cable providers and...
  • Proposed mega-merger of Omnicom and Publicis Groupe collapses

    Proposed mega-merger of Omnicom and Publicis Groupe collapses
    The proposed mega-merger of two of the world's leading advertising holding companies -- Omnicom Group of New York and Publicis Groupe of Paris -- has collapsed. Late Thursday, the two companies announced the termination of their proposed marriage, which...
  • Apple, Google agree to settle antitrust class action, lawyer's office says

    Apple, Google agree to settle antitrust class action, lawyer's office says
    The four tech giants accused of artificially suppressing wages by conspiring not to poach each other's talent agreed to settle a major antitrust lawsuit Thursday, according to the office of one of the attorneys involved. If the documents that already...
  • New lawsuit targets NCAA, 11 conferences over scholarships

    New lawsuit targets NCAA, 11 conferences over scholarships
    A federal antitrust lawsuit filed Friday accused the NCAA and 11 conferences of fixing prices by capping the value of athletic scholarships. The lawsuit in U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota is the latest in a surge of litigation...
  • Former Phoebus back Shawne Alston hopes to make things better for college athletes

    Former Phoebus back Shawne Alston hopes to make things better for college athletes
    Like many headline-making ideas, it came to him in the middle of the night. Not that he hadn't thought about it before. In four seasons at West Virginia, where he rushed for 1,068 yards and 19 touchdowns, Shawne Alston came to realize something needed...