Media industry

March 20, 2018 - 11:01 am
Pro football — actual games — won't disappear from TV screens, mobile devices and the American consciousness once the Super Bowl ends next February. The Alliance of American Football will kick off the following Sunday. On network television (CBS) as well as through a multitude of free digital...
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March 19, 2018 - 8:27 pm
NBA-CAVALIERS-LOVE RETURNS Kevin Love to return for Cavaliers against Milwaukee CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers forward Kevin Love is back in action after missing six weeks because of a broken left hand. Cleveland was 11-9 without Love, who was injured on Jan. 30. He's averaging 17.9 points and 9.4...
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FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2016, file photo, the AT&T logo is positioned above one of its retail stores in New York. On Monday, March 19, 2018, AT&T squares off against the federal government in a trial that could shape how you get, and how much you pay, for streaming TV and movies. AT&T says it needs to gobble up Time Warner if it’s to have a chance against the likes of Amazon, Netflix and Google in the rapidly evolving world of video entertainment. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
March 16, 2018 - 10:30 am
NEW YORK (AP) — On Monday, AT&T squares off against the federal government in a trial that could shape how you get — and how much you pay for — streaming TV and movies. AT&T says it needs to gobble up Time Warner if it's to have a chance against the likes of Amazon, Netflix and Google in...
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March 14, 2018 - 6:02 pm
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Conference USA has agreed to a new five-year contract that will make CBS Sports Network the primary television home for the league's football and men's basketball games. C-USA announced the deal with CBS Sports on Wednesday. Financial terms were not disclosed. The contract...
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March 13, 2018 - 10:43 am
NBA-SCHEDULE Rockets make it 19 of 20 as Harden leads win UNDATED (AP) — There's now a two-game spread between the Houston Rockets and Golden State Warriors for the NBA's top record. James Harden returned from a one-game absence and scored 16 of his 28 points in the third quarter to lead the...
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In this 2005 file photo, AP sports editor Terry Taylor smiles. Taylor rose from a writer covering figure skating to become one of the most influential people in sports journalism. Her service was recognized with the 2018 Red Smith Award for outstanding contributions over a lifetime by the Associated Press Sports Editors. (AP Photo, File)
March 12, 2018 - 7:20 pm
Terry Taylor didn't set out to be a pioneer. What she wanted most was to run a great sports department. Taylor did just that for the better part of a quarter century as sports editor for The Associated Press. A woman in what traditionally was a man's world, she rose from a writer covering figure...
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A Pakistani acid attack victim, center, takes part in a rally to mark International Women's Day in Karachi, Pakistan, Thursday, March 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Fareed Khan)
March 08, 2018 - 7:12 pm
The Latest on International Women's Day: Oscar-winning actress Reese Witherspoon says the Time's Up campaign launched by women in Hollywood to combat sexual harassment raised $20 million in 10 days and has helped 1,500 women with harassment suits against their employers. Witherspoon spoke at an...
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March 08, 2018 - 2:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — YouTube TV has started carrying the MLB Network as part of a deal that makes the company presenting sponsor of the next two World Series. Major League Baseball announced the agreement Thursday. YouTube TV, an over-the-top service launched last year, also will carry the streaming...
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March 08, 2018 - 3:39 am
FINANCIAL MARKETS Stocks gain in Asia after China reports surge in exports BANGKOK (AP) — Share prices rose in Asia on today after China reported its exports surged nearly 45 percent in February from a year earlier. Japan's Nikkei 225 index edged 0.1 percent higher and Hong Kong's Hang Seng added 1...
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March 05, 2018 - 2:31 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Seven media groups won "Grand Slam" honors in the annual Associated Press Sports Editors' writing and sections contest that was held this week. The Boston Globe and Los Angeles Times, competing in the over-175,000 circulation division, earned top-10 recognition for daily...
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