Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. drops bid for BSkyB

July 13, 2011

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. drops bid for BSkyB
Political and public outrage over the phone-hacking scandal involving some of its newspapers forces News Corp. to withdraw its $ 12-billion offer to take over Britain’s biggest satellite broadcaster. Media mogul Rupert Murdoch’s latest effort at damage control, abruptly shelving his bid to take over Britain’s biggest satellite broadcaster, shows no sign of turning back the rising tide of public …
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MLB Trade Speculation: 12 Outfielders Likely on the Market at the Deadline
At less than three weeks away, the trade market is fast approaching. A clear picture is forming of which teams are becoming sellers. Right now, we can safely assume that the Los Angeles Dodgers, Houston Astros, Kansas City Royals, Florida Marlins, Baltimore Orioles, Toronto Blue Jays, Washington Nationals, Chicago Cubs, and San Diego Padres will be selling before the deadline. The New York Mets …
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6 special fans attend All-Star game
A few summers ago, Erick Cruz was playing summer ball with Bryce Harper. This weekend, both were at baseball’s All-Star celebration, with Harper playing in the Futures Game for top prospects. Cruz was overjoyed just to be watching the festivities from a suite at Chase Field, one of six families treated to the trip by the Phoenix-based Make-A-Wish Foundation An 18-year-old from Claremont,…
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Clemens jury is predominantly women
Roger Clemens’ fate will be decided by mostly female jury.
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