A federal jury on Thursday found that sports broadcasting company ESPN Inc. violated a contract with Dish Network LLC by offering the television provider worse rates on its programming than it offered other providers, and awarded Dish $4.86 million.
Porsche Cars North America Inc. has recalled 2,263 sports cars because of a faulty exhaust tail pipe that could crack and fall off, creating a hazard for other vehicles on the road, the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced Wednesday.
Beleaguered U.K. fashion retailer Republic on Thursday found a new owner in sportswear company Sports Direct International PLC, closing out a brief period of insolvency that put a black mark on its former private equity owner, TPG Capital.
A former University of Miami football player sued documentary filmmaker Billy Corben in Florida state court Monday, saying he was not paid or credited for his contracted work on the 2009 film “The U” made for ESPN.
A man who allegedly designed an early Baltimore Ravens logo told the Fourth Circuit on Tuesday that the Copyright Act's fair use doctrine does not allow the team and the National Football League to use the logo in photographs and film clips.
A construction company on Wednesday told the Texas Supreme Court its insurance company’s effort to avoid defending it against a suit over defectively built tennis courts by relying on an inapplicable policy exclusion could eliminate coverage for claims that are normally insured.
The Los Angeles Lakers urged a California federal judge on Monday to throw out a putative class action accusing the National Basketball Association franchise of sending unsolicited text messages, arguing that the team was legally responding to texts sent by the ticket holder plaintiff.
A Pittsburgh pharmacist was sentenced Tuesday to 2 1/2 years in prison for helping a former team doctor for the Steelers football team illegally distribute steroids.
The Newark City Council on Tuesday approved a revenue-sharing deal between the New Jersey Devils and city officials for Prudential Center, the National Hockey League team’s home arena, resulting in more taxes and fees for consumers and ending a long-standing development dispute at the facility.
Pennsylvania's governor said Monday that the National Collegiate Athletic Association falsely claimed that Pennsylvania State University's administration had accepted the sanctions it leveled against the university following the Jerry Sandusky child abuse scandal in its request to dismiss the state's antitrust suit over the sanctions.
The Orlando City Council on Monday took a step toward selling the city's police headquarters building to the owners of the Orlando Magic, who are considering redeveloping the downtown property into a $100 million mixed-use complex including the basketball team's offices.
The city of Seattle was successful Friday in escaping a suit launched by a longshoreman union to block a proposed $490 million basketball stadium when a Washington state judge found no genuine issue of material fact among the union's claims that the arena would damage the maritime industry.
An alternative investment fund that invested in MSR Resort Golf Course LLC said Monday that it will appeal a New York bankruptcy judge's approval of the resort owner's Chapter 11 plan and $1.5 billion asset sale.
A D.C. Circuit panel on Monday blasted the Federal Communication Commission's attempt to force Comcast Cable Communications LLC to carry the Tennis Channel in the same package as its affiliated sports networks, saying the ruling creates significant First Amendment and regulatory conflicts.
Hewlett-Packard Co., Lacoste USA Inc. and New Balance Athletic Shoe Inc. were among the companies targeted Friday in a spate of suits in Florida federal court claiming they infringed ArrivalStar SA’s vehicle tracking technology patents.
A California federal judge on Wednesday shot down Rawlings Sporting Goods Co.'s attempt to dismiss a putative false advertising class action over a rubber bracelet the company says improves balance and athletic performance, ruling that the named plaintiff has included enough detail in her allegations.
Under Armour Inc. sued competitor Nike Inc. for trademark infringement Thursday in Maryland federal court, alleging the sports apparel giant has swiped its “I Will” slogan in a series of advertisements that debuted on Facebook and YouTube late last year.
A Delaware bankruptcy judge Tuesday approved a settlement between the remnants of THQ Inc. and World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. that allows the defunct video game maker to hand off the WWE game franchise to another developer and dodge as much as $65 million in claims.
A Pennsylvania federal judge sent a suit by former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback A.J. Feeley and three other professional athletes who lost millions in their financial adviser's alleged Ponzi scheme to arbitration Tuesday, ruling that financial services agreements between the parties mandate binding arbitration for the dispute.
Former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson sued Live Nation Entertainment Inc. and subsidiary SFX Financial Advisory Management Enterprises Inc. in California court Wednesday, claiming a financial adviser assigned by SFX caused Tyson and his wife more than $5 million in damages through embezzlement and false advice.