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  • Marvin Miller dies at 95; baseball union chief led push for free agency

    Nothing about Marvin Miller seemed feisty or controversial at first glance; the soft-spoken economist was a smallish man with gray hair and a tidy mustache. But as a union leader, it was Miller who took on baseball's establishment in the late 1960s,...
  • As antitrust case ends, Microsoft is victorious in defeat

    As antitrust case ends, Microsoft is victorious in defeat
    The Department of Justice's antitrust case against Microsoft was one of the largest and most carefully watched in history. The courts ruled that Microsoft illegally maintained its monopoly of personal computer operating systems (OS). After years of...
  • Molson Coors seeks European growth with $3.5-billion StarBev buy

    Molson Coors seeks European growth with $3.5-billion StarBev buy
    Blue Moon in Bulgaria? Carling and Coors Light in Croatia? With its $3.54-billion purchase of Prague- and Amsterdam-based brewer StarBev, Molson Coors Brewing Co. may be able to place more of its brands in Central and Eastern Europe. Molson Coors...
  • Burger King to go public -- again

    Burger King to go public -- again
    The King wants his crown back: Fast-food chain Burger King  is continuing its reinvention by planning to go public – again. Within the next three months, the hamburger giant said it will re-list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange. The last...
  • The Apple e-book antitrust lawsuit: What it means

    The Apple e-book antitrust lawsuit: What it means
    The Justice Department and attorney generals from 16 states sued Apple Inc. and five major book publishers, alleging they colluded to raise the price of electronic books. The government said the conspiracy cost consumers more than $100 million over two...
  • Apple: E-book price-fixing accusation 'simply not true'

    Apple: E-book price-fixing accusation 'simply not true'
    Apple Inc.  is denying antitrust charges filed against it and five major book publishers this week that accuse the companies of a price-fixing scheme to inflate the prices paid for electronic books. In a statement to The Times, Apple spokesman Tom...
  • NFL lockout to remain in place after court decision

    In a decision that is significant but not surprising, the U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals issued a ruling in favor of the NFL on Friday, five weeks after hearing oral arguments on whether the league could lock out its players. The lockout will remain...
  • James R. Browning dies at 93; led 9th Circuit Court of Appeals

    James R. Browning, the rural Montana native who rose to head the powerful U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and unified its diverse judges in campaigns to enlarge the bench and protect the sprawling circuit from division, has died. He was 93. Browning...
  • Sports law expert explains what the union's disclaimer of interest means

    Sports law expert explains what the union's disclaimer of interest means
    What exactly does today’s decision by the players’ union to file a disclaimer of interest mean? To make some sense of this, I spoke with Gabriel Feldman, a professor who directs the Sports Law Program at Tulane Law School. Feldman...
  • Columbia-based Arbitron to be acquired by Nielsen

    Columbia-based Arbitron to be acquired by Nielsen
    The company that helps TV networks determine what shows get canceled or live for another season is buying the Columbia-based company that helps radio stations decide whether to change formats. Nielsen Holdings of TV ratings fame announced Tuesday that it...
  • Robert H. Bork dies at 85; pivotal figure in Supreme Court history

    Robert H. Bork, the conservative legal champion whose bitter defeat for a Supreme Court seat in 1987 politicized the confirmation process and changed the court's direction for decades, died Wednesday. He was 85. The former Yale law professor and judge on...