The Cubs make their first move after the All-Star break

The Cubs have made their first move following the All-Star break, acquiring Jesse Chavez from the Texas Rangers for Class-A pitcher Tyler Thomas.

Texas Rangers

Jason Heyward is looking like the Cubs offensive catalyst

Jason Heyward seems to be taking control of the Cubs offense helping boost them further ahead in the NL Central.

NL Central

Sky Is Comcast's Final Prize as Disney Battle Approaches Endgame

After raising the white flag in the battle with Walt Disney Co. for the bulk of Rupert Murdoch’s media empire, Comcast Corp. Chief Executive Officer …


Disney fires 'Guardians' director over tweets

Disney (DIS -0.5%) has fired director James Gunn from the <i>Guardians of the Galaxy</i> franchise after a blogger unearthed older offensive tweets making …


Comcast Drops Bid, Disney Call Prices Pick up

Walt Disney Co. (DIS) shares spiked to record highs Thursday, handing timely gains to bullish options traders.<p>On July 13, Investitute's tracking …


Murdoch Emerges as Big Winner in Comcast, Disney Battle – Bloomberg

Murdoch Emerges as Big Winner in Comcast, Disney Battle<p>Murdoch Emerges as Big Winner in Comcast, Disney Battle<p>Murdoch Emerges as Big Winner in …

Media Industry

A few extra zeroes causes a big headache

Somehow, instead of paying $182.36 and $92.60 via her online account to Comcast and T-Mobile, Jackie Moquin-Vaudo paid $18,236 and $9,260.


A century plus 2 for Philadelphia Flyers captain Claude Giroux

Many doubted Dave Hakstol's decision to move the Flyers' first-line center to the wing, but Claude Giroux made those who doubted sorry.

Philadelphia Flyers

Legal advisers on Comcast's £25.9bn Sky bid to share up to £45m in fees

This premium content is reserved for<br>Legal Week Subscribers.<p>Subscribe today to get ALL ACCESS and 15% off!<p><b>A premium subscription gives you access to</b> …

Law (UK)

Comcast and Charter Are Selling Their Stakes in the Mets

At least 10 percent of the New York Mets is going up for sale, according to people familiar with the matter.<p>Three minority owners, and possibly …


New York Times' James Stewart on media battles

New York Times columnist Jim Stewart discusses potential next moves for Comcast following its dropped bid for Fox's assets.

Media Industry

Giving up on Fox Creates a New Huge Upside for Comcast Stock

<b>Comcast</b> (NASDAQ:<b>CMCSA</b>) gave up its pursuit of <b>21st Century Fox</b> (NASDAQ:<b>FOXA</b>) assets, and will focus on trying to buy <b>Sky</b> (OTCMKTS:<b>SKYYY</b>). Comcast stock …

Time Warner


<b>News Round Up</b><p><b>Claws Down</b><p>The bidding war between Comcast and Disney for 21st Century Fox’s entertainment assets has finally come to an end, with …

Advertising Industry

Jonah Bolden is here to stay (Richaun Holmes, not so much)

The Sixers inked their international big man to a four-year contract while sending their high-flying, lob-catching center, Richaun Holmes, to the Suns


How Comcast is moving beyond the set top box as it rolls out its Xfinity X1 interface on smart TVs, starting with betas on Roku TV and some Samsung TVs

Set-Top Boxes

Today’s Research Reports on Stocks to Watch: Walt Disney Company and Comcast

<b>NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / July 20, 2018 /</b> Shares of Disney roared after Wall Street learned that Disney is the victor in the bidding war for the …

Walt Disney Company

Mike Parker: Who would you put on your OSU Mt. Rushmore?

Who would you put on your Oregon State Beavers Mt. Rushmore? OSU play-by-play announcer Mike Parker gives us his.

Oregon State Beavers

Report: Comcast works to retain Sky chief in deal bid

Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) is looking to keep Sky (OTCQX:SKYAY) Chief Executive Officer Jeremy Darroch as part of its renewed bid to acquire the UK …


Disney Chief Bob Iger's Response to Comcast Dropping Out of Fox Sweepstakes: 'Holy Crap'

CNBC’s David Faber says he broke the news to Iger on a phone call<p>Fox is all yours, Disney. On Thursday, rival bidder Comcast bowed out of the 21st …

Walt Disney Company

Comcast decides to let Wolverine fight Captain America after all

For the better part of a year, it was looking like a done deal: Disney was buying the majority of 20th Century Fox. But last month, Comcast threw its …

20th Century Fox

Ryan Pace gives an update on Roquan Smith

In Thursday's press conference, Ryan Pace gives an update on the process of signing Roquan Smith.

Roquan Smith

Kenya to get internet by balloon, Comcast drops Fox pursuit

In today's top stories, Google's Loon announces a deal that will bring internet to remote parts of Kenya. Meanwhile, Disney is primed to acquire Fox's assets after Comcast bows out of a bidding war.


Disney/Fox Merger Means X-Men in MCU! (And Also 10,000 People Losing Jobs)

Comcast dropped out of the bidding war, so it's happening, most likely.<p>To use superhero parlance, Disney’s nemesis just gave up. Comcast, the only …


Comcast concedes to Disney in bidding war for Fox assets

(Reuters) - Comcast Corp dropped its $66 billion bid for Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's entertainment assets on Thursday but said it would still try to expand its international footprint by acquiring 61 percent of European broadcaster Sky Plc, the remainder of which is owned by Fox.<p>Comcast's …

Los Angeles

Strike three: Comcast can add Fox to list of huge acquisitions it's failed to close

Declaring failure on a huge telecommunications acquisition has become old hat for Comcast CEO Brian Roberts.<p>Comcast on Thursday formally withdrew its …

General Electric

"Missy" Lombardi ready to take Oregon Softball to the next level

Oregon Softball has found a new coach, and she is ready to bring a national title to Eugene


Comcast Drops Its Bid to Buy Fox, Meaning There's Nothing Stopping the Disney Deal Now

Much in the same way that the Avengers and co. fought valiantly to stop Thanos from collecting all six Infinity Stones, Comcast has been desperately …


Comcast is totally okay with you not having an Xfinity set-top box

In the era of smart TVs, Comcast is discovering that its Xfinity X1 platform has more value than the box it sits inside.<p>If you’d like to use the interface on Comcast’s Xfinity X1 set-top box—and you should, it’s fantastic—but aren’t so sure about the box itself, stay tuned. By the end of 2018, …

Set-Top Boxes

Cramer expects 'total revaluation' of Comcast and Disney as bidding war for Fox winds down

Jim Cramer anticipates more gains for shares of Disney and Comcast as the companies' battle over Twenty-First Century Fox's assets comes to a close.

Jim Cramer

Comcast drops bid for Fox, eBay disappoints, Microsoft earnings on deck

Here’s a look at some of the companies the Yahoo Finance team will be watching for you today.<p><b>Comcast</b> (CMCSA) is waving the white flag in the bidding …