Media industry

July 14, 2017 - 12:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — While too early for a torch lighting, a new Olympic-themed television network makes its debut Saturday morning. The Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA is designed to highlight Olympic sports and athletes and will begin airing in some 35 million American homes Saturday at 6 a.m. EDT...
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July 13, 2017 - 6:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A committee of Major League Baseball owners and executives can determine how much money the Washington Nationals should receive from the Baltimore Orioles for television broadcasts of their games, an appeals court ruled Thursday. The Nationals called it "a major legal victory," a...
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July 13, 2017 - 5:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A committee of Major League Baseball owners and executives can determine how much money the Washington Nationals should receive from the Baltimore Orioles for television broadcasts of their games, an appeals court ruled Thursday. The Nationals called it "a major legal victory," a...
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July 13, 2017 - 5:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A committee of Major League Baseball owners and executives can determine how much money the Washington Nationals should receive from the Baltimore Orioles for television broadcasts of their games, an appeals court ruled Thursday. The Nationals called it "a major legal victory," a...
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July 13, 2017 - 3:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A committee of Major League Baseball owners and executives can determine how much money the Washington Nationals should receive from the Baltimore Orioles for television broadcasts of their games, an appeals court ruled Thursday. The Nationals called it "a major legal victory."...
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July 13, 2017 - 1:22 pm
An appeals court has ruled that a committee of Major League Baseball owners and executives can determine the amount of rights fees the Washington Nationals can earn from television broadcasts of their games. The Nationals declared Thursday that they've "won a major legal victory" with this ruling...
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A technician checks on one the dozens of television cameras used for during the broadcast of the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Friday, May 26, 2017 in Indianapolis. ABC and the Indy 500 have had a relationship lasting more than 50 years, back to the days of Wide World of Sports. It's become a proving ground for new technology and broadcast ideas. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
May 27, 2017 - 3:36 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — It began with a simple, black-and-white highlights show on the venerable "Wide World of Sports," grew into a proving ground for broadcast innovations, and is now one of the longest-running relationships between a sports event and television network. ABC and the Indianapolis 500...
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Plaques mark the accomplishments of the Parkview High School baseball team as they warm up before a baseball game in Lilburn, Ga., on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. Across the U.S., perhaps nowhere is student-on-student sexual assault as dismissed or as camouflaged as in boys' sports, an Associated Press investigation found. Older Parkview players in 2015 were disciplined for sexual battery, in part, after attacking younger teammates, but the district called it "inappropriate physical contact" and "misbehavior." (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
May 08, 2017 - 6:40 am
The Georgia school district said it was investigating the baseball players for "misbehavior" and "inappropriate physical contact." What it didn't reveal was that a younger teammate had reported being sexually assaulted. Even after players were later disciplined for sexual battery, the district...
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May 01, 2017 - 10:34 pm
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Amanda Lotz, University of Michigan (THE CONVERSATION) In recent months, ESPN has come under fire from liberals and conservatives. Some progressives are urging fans to boycott the...
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April 26, 2017 - 7:25 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — ESPN is laying off about 100 employees, including former athletes-turned-broadcasters Trent Dilfer, Len Elmore and Danny Kanell, in a purge designed to focus the sports network on a more digital future. The cuts will trim ESPN's stable of on-air talent and writers by about 10...
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