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  • BCS = "Big Cash System"

    BCS = "Big Cash System"
    Jim Mora "we're talking playoffs" Yes unfortunately we are talking playoffs....again!!!!! The NCAA is setting up it's prevent defense now that the feds are asking about the lack of a playoff system in college football. Critics....Utah Senator Orrin...
  • 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...
  • AT&T Kills $39B T-Mobile Bid

    AT&T Kills $39B T-Mobile Bid
    The proposed AT&T-T-Mobile merger is dead. AT&T issued a press release on Monday announcing that its discussions with Deustche Telekom, which owns T-Mobile, had ended, citing intense federal scrutiny. In the release, both companies continued to insist...
  • Proposed AT&T - T-Mobile merger is dead

    Proposed AT&T - T-Mobile merger is dead
    The proposed AT&T-T-Mobile merger is dead. AT&T said on Monday that its discussions with Deustche Telekom, which owns T-Mobile, had ended, citing intense federal scrutiny. Both companies continue to insist that the proposed $39 billion deal, which would...
  • Microsoft could owe billions in antitrust battle

    Microsoft could owe billions in antitrust battle
    Microsofthas gotten caught up once again in an antitrust battle over its Internet Explorer browser -- and this time, it could cost the company billions. European regulators claim that Microsoft failed to comply with a 2009 commitment to give PC users...
  • Players delay vote on proposed deal to end lockout

    Players delay vote on proposed deal to end lockout
    WASHINGTON(Reuters) - National Football League (NFL) players decided Wednesday not to rush into a vote on a tentative agreement aimed at ending a lockout that has dragged on for over four months. The NFL Players Association (NFLPA) executive committee...
  • Microsoft files EU complaint against Motorola Mobility

    Microsoft files EU complaint against Motorola Mobility
    Microsoft said Wednesday that it filed a competition complaint with the European Commission against Motorola Mobility in regard to Motorola's handling of standards-essential patents. Microsoft said, in effect, that Motorola is attempting to block sales...
  • DOJ files antitrust suit to block AT&T merger with T-Mobile

    DOJ files antitrust suit to block AT&T merger with T-Mobile
    The U.S. Department of Justice filed an antitrust lawsuit against AT&T on Wednesday to block its $39 billion merger with T-Mobile. Shares of AT&T tumbled nearly 4%. The merger would have created the largest wireless company in the United States,...
  • AT&T, T-Mobile Sale Talks Go Cold: Report

    AT&T, T-Mobile Sale Talks Go Cold: Report
    NEW YORK -- Talks over potential asset sales as part of AT&T's efforts to get approval of its $39 billion purchase of T-Mobile USA have gone cold, according to reports Sunday. Although AT&T could still try to fight the Department of Justice in court,...
  • Google eyed as Microsoft antitrust decree ends

    Google eyed as Microsoft antitrust decree ends
    Microsoft was a giant fending off tiny rivals in 1998 when the U.S. Justice Department accused it of breaking antitrust law. In the 13 years since, Apple has gone from having a sliver of the personal computer market to dominating the world of mobile...
  • 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...