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MASN attorneys call commissioner's comments on fee dispute 'shocking,' 'prejudicial'
MASN attorneys call commissioner's comments on fee dispute 'shocking,' 'prejudicial'

Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred made "shocking statements" that are "highly prejudicial" regarding the television rights fee dispute between the Orioles and Washington Nationals, lawyers for the Orioles-controlled network said today. "It is beyond any reasonable dispute that Mr. Manfred's revelations have poisoned any notion that MLB can or would act in a fair and neutral manner," the attorneys for the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network said in a letter to New York Supreme Court Justice Lawrence K. Marks. The letter – in which the Orioles joined – came in a case in which MASN and the club contend MLB did not act fairly in seeking the...

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