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Dispute resolution expert backs MASN, Orioles in 'friend' brief

Dispute resolution expert backs MASN, Orioles in 'friend' brief

An attorney who has served as an administrator in some of the nation's highest-profile settlements has weighed in on the side of the Orioles in the club's dispute with Major League Baseball over broadcast rights fees.

Kenneth Feinberg – who served as special master of the Sept. 11 victim compensation fund and administrator of a fund for Boston Marathon bombing victims — has filed a "friend of the court" brief in support of the team and its regional television network.

Feinberg argues that the Orioles-controlled Mid-Atlantic Sports Network received a flawed arbitration hearing from an MLB panel charged with establishing market-based fees to be paid to...

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