Astros, Rockets Suing Comcast Over Failed CSN Houston Network

In 2010, MLB’s Houston Astros and the NBA’s Rockets held $550 million in equity of their then-flagship network, Comcast SportsNet Houston. Four years later, DirecTV bought the network’s assets for a mere $1,000. Those four disastrous years have now resulted in a massive lawsuit brought by the professional sports clubs… » 6/11/15 7:19pm 6/11/15 7:19pm

NBC Affiliates File Bankruptcy Petition For CSN Houston; Astros Pissed

The Astros are the largest owners of CSN Houston at a little over 46 percent. The Rockets own 31 percent and the remaining 22-ish percent is probably owned by the Dos Equis guy because he had to foul up at some point belongs to NBC Universal. NBC Universal just filed a petition to begin an involuntary Chapter 11… » 9/28/13 10:44am 9/28/13 10:44am

Because Of Some Alleged Hard Bargaining From The Astros, About 60% Of…

Is there anything worse than a local baseball franchise that hasn't been competitive in four seasons, telegraphs its plans to stay non-competitive by carrying almost no payroll, and is widely expected to occupy the basement of its new league when they switch over this spring? Yes. A local baseball team that is all… » 1/19/13 1:15pm 1/19/13 1:15pm