| Jun 10, 2014
| 5:50 PM
The federal antitrust trial against the NCAA challenging the multibillion-dollar college sports industry’s compensation practices, and its long-held notion of amateurism, moved through its second day Tuesday with more questioning of a Stanford...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 11:23 PM
The landmark antitrust trial against the NCAA came to a close Friday after 15 days of testimony, with both sides expressing confidence that the outcome will tilt in their favor and lead plaintiff Ed O'Bannon calling it "amazing" that student-athletes were...
| May 30, 2014
| 9:54 PM
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...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 4:30 PM
A federal judge is refusing to dismiss Cablevision's antitrust case challenging Viacom's insistence that it carry 14 lesser-watched channels as a condition of getting carriage of MTV, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon and BET.
U.S. District Judge Laura...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 6:30 PM
AT&T chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson, in scheduled appearances on Capitol Hill on Tuesday with DirecTV chairman and CEO Michael D. White, plans to tell lawmakers that their proposed $49 billion merger may lead to lower prices for consumers across...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 3:15 PM
The top executives of AT&T and DirecTV spent Tuesday on Capitol Hill making the case for their proposed $48.5-billion deal that will combine the telecommunications giant with the satellite broadcaster to create a video and broadband behemoth.
| 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...
| 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 31, 2014
| 3:58 PM
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...
| May 29, 2014
| 2:10 PM
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....
| 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...