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Turner channels removed from Dish amid pact spat

This Feb. 23, 2011 file photo shows three Dish Network satellite dishes at an apartment complex in Palo Alto, Calif. Channels such as Cartoon Network and CNN are no longer part of Dish's programming lineup Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, as a deadline has passed for the satellite TV provider and Turner Broadcasting to renew their distribution agreement. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Channels such as Cartoon Network and CNN are no longer part of Dish’s programming lineup as a deadline has passed for the satellite TV provider and Turner Broadcasting to renew their distribution agreement.

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Balanced approach keeps Colts on winning track

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck (12) is tackled by Cincinnati Bengals outside linebacker Vontaze Burfict during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — When Colts owner Jim Irsay decided to rebuild the team after the 2011 season, he insisted on finding the right balance.

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Not so fast cordcutters_cable’s not going anywhere

This May 30, 2007 file photo shows a cable box on top of a television in Philadelphia. Cord cutters rejoiced last week after HBO and CBS announced plans to sell stand-alone streaming services, a move that cable and satellite television providers have resisted for years. But cutting the cord won’t mean cutting out your cable provider, and some would-be customers may balk when they see just how much paying a la carte actually costs. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Cord cutters rejoiced last week after HBO and CBS announced plans to sell stand-alone streaming services, a move that cable and satellite television providers have resisted for years. Customers tired of paying big fees for hundreds of channels they never watch just to have access to a few favorite shows might be expected to start cancelling cable service in droves. Get Netflix, throw in HBO, add a network here and there — why would anyone sign up now for cable?

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Leagues file to stop New Jersey sports betting

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The nation’s four major pro sports leagues and the NCAA want to stop New Jersey’s plans to allow legal sports betting, just days before it’s due to start.

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McIlroy to skip 2 events to focus on lawsuit

DUBLIN (AP) — Top-ranked Rory McIlroy says he is skipping two upcoming tournaments in China to prepare for a lawsuit against his former management company.

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