| 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...
| May 7, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Comcast's proposed merger with Time Warner Cable comes before another congressional panel on Thursday, as a House Judiciary subcommittee hears from a series of witnesses on whether the massive transaction should get the greenlight from federal regulators....
| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 12:30 PM
When AT&T announced plans to merge with DirecTV last month, the conventional wisdom was that it was a gift to Comcast and Time Warner Cable.
The reason: The government would be more likely to give the Comcast-TW Cable transaction a greenlight with the...
| May 20, 2014
| 11:54 AM
You had a run-in with the taxman more than a decade ago, as a result of which your house was put up for auction. Though the issue was resolved long ago, an online search of your name still yields the information. Should the search-engine service be...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 8:30 PM
As a much-anticipated federal trial began here Monday, the walls that have long separated college athletes from the riches of a multibillion-dollar sports enterprise began to show some cracks.
The occasion was the opening of an antitrust lawsuit filed...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 6:09 PM
As the antitrust trial against the NCAA wore into its fourth day Thursday, dueling experts disagreed on whether student athletes have a legal right to their names, images and likenesses that they could sell to live telecasters of collegiate games.
| May 8, 2014
| 2:06 PM
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...
| May 29, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Perhaps the most dynamic part of the race for an entertainment-heavy California congressional district is the cast of competitors: They include a spiritual teacher and author, a radio talk host, an Iraqi war veteran and criminal gang prosecutor, a...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 4:18 PM
It’s not a matter of whether the NCAA is in trouble.
It’s a matter of whether it’s smart enough to limit the damage before college sports as we know it gets obliterated.
The smart guys in the business and legal offices need to...