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  • Family Dollar rejects $8.9-billion takeover bid from Dollar General

    Family Dollar Stores Inc. rejected an $8.9-billion takeover offer from rival Dollar General Corp., citing antitrust concerns that prompted the company to reaffirm its support for a less lucrative deal with smaller Dollar Tree Inc. Dollar Tree's offer...
  • Sprint, T-Mobile duke it out with new unlimited plans

    Sprint, T-Mobile duke it out with new unlimited plans
    After antitrust concerns sank a Sprint and T-Mobile merger this summer, the two carriers are now duking it out for customers with new unlimited data packages announced Thursday morning. Sprint introduced a $60 monthly plan that features unlimited talk,...
  • NBA files counterclaim against Donald Sterling

    NBA files counterclaim against Donald Sterling
    The NBA filed a counterclaim against Donald Sterling and the Sterling Family Trust in federal court Monday, saying the Clippers owner caused “devastating and incalculable harm” to the league. Filed in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles in...
  • Judge rules against NCAA in Ed O'Bannon antitrust lawsuit

    U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken dealt a major  blow Friday afternoon to the NCAA and its long-held value of amateurism, ruling in an antitrust case that the association's policies banning athletes from profiting from their own names, images and...
  • Viacom Claims Cablevision Engaged in Fraud in Pact for Channel Carriage

    Viacom is claiming that Cablevision's 2012 negotiations for carriage of its cable networks were a "complete sham" and is asking a federal judge to void an agreement that gives the cable operator rights to carry MTV, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, BET and...
  • NCAA takes a major hit as federal judge rules in athlete amateur case

    A federal judge here dealt a major blow Friday to the NCAA and its long-held value of amateurism, ruling in an antitrust case that the association's policies banning athletes from profiting from their own names, images and likenesses "unreasonably...
  • NCAA will appeal ruling in Ed O'Bannon antitrust case

    Two days after losing a major antitrust case in federal court, the NCAA announced Sunday it would appeal the decision, which challenges its long-standing definition of amateurism in college sports. "We remain confident that the NCAA has not violated...
  • UCLA's Brett Hundley welcomes ruling in antitrust case involving NCAA

    Quarterback Brett Hundley said he was pleased with the ruling by a federal judge in an antitrust case that the NCAA's ban on payments to college athletes for use of their names and images unreasonably restrains trade. "It's something that needed to be...
  • How is the SAT not an anti-trust violation? [Letter]

    How is the SAT not an anti-trust violation? [Letter]
    Marin Langlieb, the young junior from Dulaney High School who questions the SAT will do well in the future ("The SAT is execrable (look it up)," Aug. 4). She does not need the SAT. Why is this third party organization (a business) combining with a...
  • Regulators Ready to Take the Field for Dodgers Dispute

    The impasse over rights to the Los Angeles Dodgers, which has left 70% of television viewers in the market unable to access broadcasts of the hometown baseball team's games, indicates that there may just be a limit to the stratospheric cost of sports...
  • Qualcomm shows off robot technology, but mum on China dispute

    Qualcomm shows off robot technology, but mum on China dispute
    Qualcomm Inc executives showed off robots made with smartphone technology at an annual developer conference on Thursday, but they steered clear of talking about China, a key growth market where the chipmaker is entangled in an antitrust investigation....