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  • Comcast's David Cohen: Merger With Time Warner Cable 'Not a Very Scary Story'

    Comcast exec VP David L. Cohen defended Comcast's proposed merger with Time Warner Cable, saying that it is "a lot less scary, a lot less large and a lot less complicated than some people would like to make it." "When you think about it, in the video...
  • Comcast-TWC Merger Faces Another Congressional Panel

    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....
  • New lawsuit targets NCAA, 11 conferences over scholarships

    A federal antitrust lawsuit filed Friday accused the NCAA and 11 conferences of fixing prices by capping the value of athletic scholarships. The lawsuit in U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota is the latest in a surge of litigation...
  • Former Phoebus back Shawne Alston hopes to make things better for college athletes

    Former Phoebus back Shawne Alston hopes to make things better for college athletes
    Like many headline-making ideas, it came to him in the middle of the night. Not that he hadn't thought about it before. In four seasons at West Virginia, where he rushed for 1,068 yards and 19 touchdowns, Shawne Alston came to realize something needed...
  • Comcast to swap customers with Charter in an effort to ease TWC deal

    Cable companies Comcast Corp. and Charter Communications have agreed to a complex $19.5-billion deal to divvy up subscribers — including parts of Los Angeles, Riverside and Ventura counties. Comcast is already attempting to take over Time Warner...
  • Proposed mega-merger of Omnicom and Publicis Groupe collapses

    Proposed mega-merger of Omnicom and Publicis Groupe collapses
    The proposed mega-merger of two of the world's leading advertising holding companies -- Omnicom Group of New York and Publicis Groupe of Paris -- has collapsed. Late Thursday, the two companies announced the termination of their proposed marriage, which...
  • Has the NCAA gotten the message yet?

    Has the NCAA gotten the message yet?
    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...
  • NFL could use a history lesson on would-be team owner Donald Trump

    NFL could use a history lesson on would-be team owner Donald Trump
    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....
  • Hollywood Exerts Heavy Influence in Race to Succeed Henry Waxman

    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...
  • Sterling rejects NBA fine, vows to sue

    Sterling rejects NBA fine, vows to sue
    Banned Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is digging in his heels for a fight with the NBA. In a letter sent to the league on Thursday by his attorney, Sterling stated that he is not planning to pay the $2.5 million fine imposed by...
  • NBA, Sterling Family Trust settle ownership dispute

    NBA, Sterling Family Trust settle ownership dispute
    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...