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Konerko Hits Two Bombs in White Sox's Win

Contreras gets second win against Orioles this season

(Newser) - Paul Konerko hit a pair of home runs to lead the Chicago White Sox over the Baltimore Orioles 6-1 Sunday. Hitting just .197 with three homers coming in, Konerko connected off Jeremy Guthrie leading off the second and sixth innings. Jose Contreras (2-2) earned his second win against Baltimore this... More »

Orioles Rally to Beat Mariners

Baltimore comes back from five runs down on road

(Newser) - Brian Roberts homered to open the eighth inning, capping Baltimore's rally from a five-run deficit as the Orioles beat Seattle 8-7 last night for their sixth win in seven games against the Mariners this season. Roberts hit a 1-0 pitch from Sean Green (1-1) for his second homer of the... More »

Orioles Rally to Beat ChiSox

Sherrill notches first American League win

(Newser) - Adam Jones singled in the game-winning run in the 10th inning, capping a late comeback that gave the Baltimore Orioles a 6-5 victory over the Chicago White Sox tonight. Baltimore trailed 5-2 in the eighth before rallying to split the two-game series. Nick Markakis homered for the Orioles, while Carlos... More »

Comcast Kills Payout Plan for Founder

Shareholder angst leads cable giant to drop multi-million-dollar benefit package

(Newser) - Responding to shareholder complaints, the 87-year-old founder of Cable giant Comcast will cut his annual salary to $1 and the company will scrap a multi-million-dollar death benefit negotiated in December that would have paid heirs his salary for five years, the Wall Street Journal reports. Ralph Roberts, father of CEO... More »

Investor Says Oust Comcast CEO; Reaction Mixed

Stock down 43%, but problems are industry-wide

(Newser) - With Comcast's stock price down 43% this year, a major shareholder has called for the  cable operator to give CEO Brian Roberts the boot. The proposal has met a tepid response, the Wall Street Journal reports. The call for Roberts' head is premature, say analysts and investors, especially given the... More »

Comcast's Growth Slows

Company falls short of several key metrics due to 'challenging economic environment'

(Newser) - Comcast believes its business will fall short of predictions as a declining economy and strengthened competitors slow the cable giant’s growth. The Wall Street Journal reports the firm will add 500K fewer subscribers than it had previously expected, and expects to pay out 5% more in capital spending than... More »

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