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Josh Kosman / New York Post:
Source: Diamond Sports is seeking to cut the broadcast fees it pays to the NHL and NBA by up to 20%; Diamond pays NBA teams about $600M a year
Taylor Lorenz / Washington Post:
A history of Vine's failure to build relationships with its top creators, who Vine leadership resented for gaming the app's ranking algorithm and their humor
Richard Sandomir / New York Times:
Ed Fancher, one of the founders of the alternative weekly newspaper The Village Voice and its publisher for 19 years, died on September 27 at age 100
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