Court Allows Antitrust Challenge to TV Sports Deals

As noted by The Hollywood Reporter, a federal judge is allowing an antitrust case against the consumer pricing of some TV sports packages: “A class-action lawsuit challenging the way Major League Baseball and the National Hockey League have carved up TV rights became a much bigger deal Wednesday after a New York federal judge refused […]

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Television and Sports: A Marriage Made in Heaven

Whether it is the Olympics, the NFL, MLB, the NBA, soccer (the other football), NASCAR, or other events, sports programming remains extremely popular for TV networks (both broadcast and cable networks). As a result, sports leagues receive billions of dollars in rights fees each year. Why? Sporting events tend to be live, unscripted, popular, and […]

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