Comcast Wants Examiner For Sports Network Auction

Law360, Houston (January 13, 2014, 10:08 PM EST) -- Comcast Corp. asked a Texas bankruptcy judge Friday to appoint an examiner to conduct an auction of a regional network it jointly owns with two Houston sports franchises, amid ongoing efforts to strike carriage deals with major cable and satellite companies.

In a motion filed in Houston Regional Sports Network LP's involuntary Chapter 11 proceeding, Comcast asked U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Marvin Isgur to appoint an examiner next month when a deadline expires for the Houston Rockets to market the network. Comcast says it is prepared to...
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