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FCC Sued Over Weakening of Business Broadband Price Caps

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. A decision from the FCC several months ago removed the caps on business broadband pricing for many areas, but a new lawsuit could force it the reinstate the caps. Advocacy groups are scheduled to go before the courts to argue that the Federal Communications Commission failed to justify its change in policy, which could lead to substantial cost increases for small businesses. The big ISPs seem just fine with the new rules, though. In April ...

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Sarah Palin's lawsuit against New York Times caps tough year in courtroom for media companies

Lawsuits against media outlets are piling up This week marked one year since Gawker shut down, a milestone that just happened to coincide with another legal threat posed to a New York media giant. While Gawker’s fans and former staff members mourned its demise, Sarah Palin’s defamation lawsuit against the New York Times continued to unfold in a Manhattan federal court. In a brief filed on Monday, attorneys for the former vice presidential candidate argued that the Times editorial board “decided to use” the June shooting at a practice for ...

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Ball caps Summer League run with MVP award

12:04 AM ET LAS VEGAS — Lonzo Ball was named Most Valuable Player of the Las Vegas NBA summer league before he sat out Monday’s championship game due to a calf injury. The Lakers‘ second overall pick took home the honor after averaging 16.3 points, a summer league-leading 9.3 assists, 7.7 rebounds, 2.5 steals and 1.0 blocks per game. That Ball Boy is your 2017 Las Vegas Summer League MVP pic.twitter.com/xPCLQWSHTI — Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) July 18, 2017 The Lakers kept their prized rookie on the sideline against Portland ...

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Jackson caps rise with Louisville's first Heisman

10:51 PM ET NEW YORK — Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson entered this season as a relative unknown, with more than one hurdle to clear. He’ll exit it with the Heisman Trophy. Jackson capped his remarkable rise with the first Heisman Trophy in school history, having wowed enough voters — despite losses in his final two games — with 51 total touchdowns and 4,928 total yards. What Jackson accomplished in 2016 goes down as the greatest season ever at Louisville — a school where Hall of Famer Johnny Unitas starred in ...

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End zone non-call caps Pats' loss: 'It is what it is'

4:53 AM ET ESPN.com news services Tom Brady wanted a call from officials that would have extended the game. So did Rob Gronkowski, who was seen insisting he was held by Seattle Seahawks safety Kam Chancellor. But a pass-interference penalty wasn’t called on Chancellor — on fourth-and-goal from the 1 on the Patriots‘ final offensive play — handing New England its second loss of the season and creating more controversy over NFL officials’ judgment calls. “I mean, it didn’t get called. It is what it is,” Gronkowski said. “If it’s ...

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Bolt caps Rio haul with 4×100 gold; U.S. DQ'd

12:10 AM ET ESPN.com news services RIO DE JANEIRO — Undefeated, uncatchable, unquestionably the best. Usain Bolt bid a blazing-fast farewell to the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, and probably the Olympics altogether, Friday night with yet another anchor leg for the ages. He turned a close 4×100 relay race against Japan and the United States into a never-a-doubt runaway, helping Jamaica cross the line in 37.27 seconds. With the victory, Bolt won his ninth career Olympic medal and completed a triple-triple, with three gold medals at three consecutive Olympics. “There ...

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Djokovic caps career slam with French win

2:39 PM ET ESPN.com news services PARIS — A French Open champion at long last, and the first man in nearly a half-century to win four consecutive major championships, Novak Djokovic grabbed a racket and etched a heart in the very red clay that had given him such heartache in the past. Then, when he finally was handed the La Coupe des Mousquetaires — the one trophy he truly yearned for, the one he needed in order to complete his career Grand Slam — Djokovic held it overhead, his eyes ...

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Infographic: Kobe Bryant caps off illustrious 20-season career

1:45 AM ET Jessie Kavana, ESPN Stats and Information print Kobe Bryant played his final game on Wednesday night, retiring from the NBA as one of the most decorated players the game has seen. He went out with a 60-point outing against the Jazz, marking the sixth 60-point game of his career. The six games are second most all time behind Wilt Chamberlain’s 32 such games. As Bryant calls it a career, we take a look back at his accomplishments and the numbers behind his 20 years as a pro. ...

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Comcast rolls out gigabit in Atlanta, uses data caps to force customers into contracts

Share This article Google started rolling out its experimental Google Fiber service a few years back, and at the time ISPs seemed unconcerned. Comcast and its brethren didn’t think people wanted those speeds. Google Fiber still isn’t widespread, but it is expanding and proved that consumers do have an appetite for faster broadband than they’ve been getting from cable and DSL providers. Rather than let upstarts steal away its most lucrative customers, Comcast is rolling out its own gigabit service. In Atlanta, where Google Fiber is planning an expansion, the ...

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