Astros, Rockets Blast Comcast's Bid For Bankruptcy Examiner

Law360, Houston (February 3, 2014, 9:28 PM EST) -- The Houston Astros and the Houston Rockets on Friday blasted efforts by Comcast Corp. to have a bankruptcy examiner appointed for a regional network it jointly owns with the sports franchises, saying such a move would strip the teams of their media rights.

In a pair of objections filed with U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Marvin Isgur, the ball clubs say that granting Comcast’s request to appoint a bankruptcy examiner with the power to auction Houston Regional Sports Network LP would open the door to an improper assignment...
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