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  • What You Need To Know: Why Fox CT Is No longer On DirecTV

    Below are some questions we have recieved on our Facebook page that we wanted to answer:   Viewer: “I would rather lose FOX than have my bill go up.” Tribune just wants to squeeze DirecTV for money that would get passed to subscribers....
  • Live lottery drawings to remain on WGN

    Live lottery drawings to remain on WGN
    The lottery lady is staying on WGN-Ch. 9, at least for another year.   After flirting with digital alternatives, the Illinois Lottery has agreed to a discounted one-year deal to keep the live drawings on the Tribune Co. station, its television home...
  • Brazilian authorities ban caxirolas from World Cup stadiums

    Remember the vuvuzela, the long plastic horn whose sound polluted both stadiums and television broadcasts during the 2010 World Cup in South Africa? Of course you do. When 40,000 of them were played together, it sounded like a swarm of angry bees --...
  • Kings try to get L.A. talking hockey on brink of Game 7 vs. Blackhawks

    Kings try to get L.A. talking hockey on brink of Game 7 vs. Blackhawks
    All the empty seats began to frustrate Jack Kent Cooke. The Canadian entrepreneur brought professional hockey to Los Angeles with an expansion team — the Kings — in the mid-1960s. At the very least, he expected to sell tickets to fellow...
  • Comcast, Big Ten Network reach agreement to provide better access to channel for Maryland subscribers

    Comcast, Big Ten Network reach agreement to provide better access to channel for Maryland subscribers
    Many Maryland fans will have easier access to the Big Ten Network under an agreement reached with Comcast, the network said Wednesday. Under the deal -- finalized before Maryland enters the Big Ten conference next Tuesday -- Comcast cable subscribers in...
  • O'Bannon takes stand as trial begins in lawsuit vs. NCAA

    O'Bannon takes stand as trial begins in lawsuit vs. NCAA
    OAKLAND, Calif. — As a much-anticipated federal court trial began Monday, the walls that for decades have separated college athletes from the riches of a multibillion-dollar sports enterprise began to show some cracks. The occasion was the opening...
  • Dispute on MASN television rights rises to another level

    Dispute on MASN television rights rises to another level
    The long-simmering television rights dispute between the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network and the Washington Nationals appears close to reaching a boil. The Nationals have contended since 2012 that they are entitled to a much higher annual rights fee for...
  • Dodgers announcer Scully to miss 2 games because of cold

    Dodgers announcer Scully to miss 2 games because of cold
    Legendary Dodgers announcer Vin Scully will miss two games because of a chest cold, the team announced Monday. The 86-year-old announcer, who is in his 65th season with the Dodgers, would be out Monday and Tuesday for home games against the Cincinnati...
  • ADT offers new remote and mobile security products

    ADT's chief innovation officer Arthur Orduña talks into his smartphone to check the security and lights at his Delray Beach home. The ADT app recognizes his voice. "Security status" he says, receiving confirmation that all is well. "Light status," he...
  • 'True Detective,' 'Fargo,' 'Silicon Valley' among Emmy up-and-comers

     'True Detective,' 'Fargo,' 'Silicon Valley' among Emmy up-and-comers
    With new content providers blooming like tomato plants in June and more new shows than anyone can reasonably watch, the television awards season offers a brutal winnowing process. Only a handful of programs that premiered this qualifying year are likely...
  • Pro-marijuana group blasts Wasserman Schultz

    Pro-marijuana group blasts Wasserman Schultz
    A pro-marijuana group is going after U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee. It’s labeling her as “out of touch” because she was one of only 18 Democrats in the House who voted...