Comcast keeps Houston Sports Network bankrupt


Comcast-logoComcast has won a bid to keep Houston Regional Sports Network in bankruptcy (as of 9/27/13) over the objections of Major League Baseball’s Astros, whose games are carried on the channel. The ruling prevents the Astros from terminating its media rights agreement with the MSO.

The Astros argued the current deal with Comcast–which claims to be owed more than $100 million and has offered to buy the network–is unprofitable and hurts the team’s long-term prospects

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