Posts Tagged Media and entertainment industry

Braves name Hart president of baseball operations

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves have made John Hart their president of baseball operations.

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Next Women’s World Cup a big chance for US soccer

IFLE - In this Oct. 15, 2014, file photo, United States' Abby Wambach celebrates her goal against Trinidad and Tobago during the second half of a CONCACAF Women's Championship soccer match in Kansas City, Kan. The Women’s World Cup kicks off in Canada in June 2015 _ and if the favored U.S. squad advances far, expect some more massive TV audiences.  (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)

The chants of “U-S-A! U-S-A!” can rev up again next summer.

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NBA owners vote down lottery reform

NEW YORK (AP) — NBA owners have voted down proposed changes to the league’s draft lottery system, staving off efforts to curb tanking for the time being.

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Google’s streaming music service adds mood to mix

This product image provided by Google shows the mood music feature on the web version of Google Play. The new feature is being released Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in an update to Google Play’s music subscription service, “All Access,” which costs $10 per month.  (AP Photo/Google)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google’s music-subscription service will try to anticipate its listeners’ mood swings as it amplifies its competition with Pandora, Spotify and other popular services that play tunes over the Internet.

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Networks encourage fans to watch their competitors

In this Oct. 15, 2014, file photo, St. Louis Cardinals' Kolten Wong watches his home run against the San Francisco Giants during the third inning of Game 4 of the National League baseball championship series in San Francisco. Viewers tuning into the National League Championship Series on Fox Sports 1 saw an ad behind the batter promoting the ALCS on TBS, and vice versa. Sure, they’re helping the competition, network executives say. They also believe they’re helping themselves. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Please watch another channel.

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