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Sports Lawsuit: DirecTV's 'NFL Sunday Ticket' is illegal monopoly Lawsuit: DirecTV's 'NFL Sunday Ticket' is illegal monopoly
DirecTV's exclusive right to broadcast certain NFL games is an illegal monopoly that raises costs for bars and restaurants, a San Francisco bar says in a lawsuit against the league and the satellite TV provider.
Sports Want to see the Seahawks play the Steelers? Expect to pay more Want to see the Seahawks play the Steelers? Expect to pay more
Half of the NFL's 32 teams are using variable pricing for their tickets this season, including the entire NFC West and AFC East. Only in the AFC South is the cost of entry for all home games not structured in tiers, pretty understandable considering the division's occupants besides the Colts.
Sports Hitters take aim at river for home run derby Hitters take aim at river for home run derby
The annual long-ball celebration will have a favorable setting Monday. Great American Ball Park has been one of the major leagues' most homer-friendly places since it opened in 2003, with its short distances and lift-producing humidity providing a cozy flight path to the seats.
Sports Tigers edge Mariners 5-4 Tigers edge Mariners 5-4
Jefry Marte got an RBI double for his first major league hit, then added a solo home run Wednesday that sent the Detroit Tigers over the Seattle Mariners 5-4.
Sports Mariners' Cruz has longest HR in majors this season Mariners' Cruz has longest HR in majors this season
Seattle's Nelson Cruz has the longest home run in the major leagues this season, and Miami's Giancarlo Stanton has the three longest in the NL, according to the sport's new Statcast computer system.