| May 3, 2014
| 5:51 PM
As part of the NBA's sweeping sanctions against Clippers owner Donald Sterling over his controversial racial remarks, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is urging the league's other owners to push for the Clippers' sale.
Silver said that if three-quarters...
| May 1, 2014
| 5:30 AM
With the arrival Thursday night of yet another prime-time music awards show, the first I Heart Radio Music Awards, comes an album's worth of questions.
Do networks and popular music decision-makers think the only way for the American public to...
| Apr 20, 2014
— The rules of business in Bogota in the 1990s reached far beyond balance sheets and profit margins.
If you could afford an armored car, you bought one. If you had the means to move your family to Miami, you did. On weekend trips, you either...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 7:53 AM
Manischewitz, the largest maker of matzo and other kosher foods, has been sold to Sankaty Advisors, a division of Bain Capital LLC, for an undisclosed amount, the two firms said Tuesday.
The premium kosher foods company, founded in 1888, is the No. 1...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 12:51 PM
The storm between the Weather Channel and DirecTV has finally cleared.
The network will return to the satellite television provider on Wednesday, the companies said, following a carriage dispute that had left the channel blacked out for DirecTV's 20...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 8:23 PM
WASHINGTON — Democrats struggling to combat a flood of outside money pouring in to defeat their candidates have found at least a temporary solution: If you can't beat them, brand them.
The latest strategy of Democratic messaging is tying...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 10:30 AM
DirecTV on Monday unveiled a suite of new weather services for its subscribers, including a feature that allows customers to gain access to local weather information at any time, in a move likely to undermine the position of The Weather Channel, which was...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 6:58 PM
The Weather Channel wants DirecTV to waive its steep cancellation fees for customers seeking to drop the satellite service because it no longer carries the network.
The request is being made in an open letter being sent to DirecTV's board of directors...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 12:30 AM
DirecTV is no longer carrying the Weather Channel after the two sides were unable to reach a deal -- which the cable network said is the first major blackout in its 32-year history.
In a statement, David Kenny, chairman and CEO of The Weather Co., said...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 8:30 AM
DirecTV will remove The Weather Channel from its nationwide lineup if the parties can't reach a deal before their current agreement expires Jan. 14, in the latest feud over programming costs between a distributor and TV network.
The Weather Channel on...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 4:13 PM
Some heavy storms may be headed toward the Weather Channel.
DirecTV, the El Segundo satellite broadcaster with more than 20 million subscribers around the country, has quietly started distributing a network called WeatherNation just as its deal to carry...