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  • Fin-tastic: Shark Week episode focuses on Florida hammerhead legend

    Fin-tastic: Shark Week episode focuses on Florida hammerhead legend
    The legend of Old Hitler continues. That's the 24-foot-long hammerhead shark that is said to have roamed the waters of Florida coasts for 60 years. Discovery Channel has an episode dedicated to the shark during the network's summer series Shark Week,...
  • Obama strikes a blow against the scourge of forced arbitration

    Little noticed in coverage of President Obama's signing of the Fair Play and Safe Workplaces executive order July 31 was a provision that has been called "one of the most important positive steps for civil rights in the last 20 years." The statement...
  • 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...
  • Royal Caribbean expands fast Internet to more ships

    Royal Caribbean expands fast Internet to more ships
    More cruise ship passengers can expect Internet service like they're used to at home. Beginning this fall, passengers aboard select Royal Caribbean International ships will be able to plug into a faster satellite-based Internet service powered by global...
  • 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...
  • Senators Propose Letting Cable Customers Decide Which TV Stations They Want

    Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W. Va.) and Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) are proposing that subscribers to cable and satellite services be allowed to choose which broadcast channels they want to pay for as part of their multichannel package. Their proposal was met...
  • 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...
  • Shedd Aquarium takes bite out of Shark Week

    Shedd Aquarium takes bite out of Shark Week
    Shark Week is not an official holiday. Not yet.  But the annual celebration of things toothy and cartilaginous now gets marked in dozens of countries around the world and even in places far inland, like Chicago. Indeed, it is pretty much a summer...
  • NBCSN Adds 'Men In Blazers' To Draw Interest To Soccer

    NBCSN said it had lured Embassy Row President Michael Davies and writer Roger Bennett to its fold to produce soccer program "Men In Blazers" for TV and digital outlets in an attempt to burnish the network's investment in English Premier League soccer....
  • WOW cable bill is a shock to former customer

     WOW cable bill is a shock to former customer
    A general distrust of the digital world caused Sandra McIntyre to implement a new strategy in record keeping. The Beverly resident keeps all her receipts for seven years. So when WOW cable started sending bills for equipment she supposedly hadn't...
  • Letters: Fame is the name of the game

    Letters: Fame is the name of the game
    Halls of Fame start out celebrating the best of the best and over time add the best of the good, causing bloat. But Houston Mitchell’s fanciful attempt to downsize Cooperstown to only the best only shows why that’s a matter of opinion....