| Jul 7, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Two lawyers formerly with the Justice Department's Antitrust Division will lead FCC review teams looking into the proposed mergers of Comcast and Time Warner Cable, and AT&T with DirecTV.
Hillary Burchuk, trial attorney with the FCC's office of general...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 11:31 PM
Clippers owner Donald Sterling stunned a packed Los Angeles County courtroom Wednesday by calling his wife a "pig" after suggesting in earlier testimony that he intends to have his say for a long time to come and pledging to continue his fight with the...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| 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 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 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 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....
| 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...
| 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...