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Batter up! Time Warner Cable and YES need new TV deal
Batter up! Time Warner Cable and YES need new TV deal

Finding a closer to replace Mariano Rivera isn't the only headache the Yankees face this off-season. The team's YES Network, which carries most of its games, will soon need a new distribution deal with Time Warner Cable, the biggest pay-TV operator in the New York City area. On the Time Warner Cable website, YES is listed as a network whose contract is "about to expire." Although the site does not give a date, people familiar with the matter said the contract expires in January. Baseball season is several months away, but YES also carries Brooklyn Nets basketball. It has been about 10 years since Time Warner Cable and YES (which stands for Yankees Entertainment and...

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