Time Warner Passes on Texas Games

4/13/2001 9:33 AM Eastern

Time Warner Cable said it would not pay a surcharge for the right to air
extra Major League Baseball games not already included in its contract with Fox
Sports Net in a number of its markets.

Despite the fact that the sports network ran newspaper ads alerting viewers
that a Houston Astros game scheduled for Sunday wouldn't run on Time Warner's
system, MSO spokesman Mike Luftman said Friday that the operator had not
received many calls of complaint.

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