Looks like ESPN is about to placate CableFAX editors, DC govt officials and more than 560K potentially disenfranchised DC residents by agreeing to include the Capitol City in "SportsCenter’s" 50-states-in-50-days tour (Cfax, 7/21). The Capitol’s omission has sparked letters from the city’s Mayor, a phone call to Bristol from Jesse Jackson and a threatened boycott from the Fax’s suburban office. Once that move becomes official, CableFAX will officially rescind its boycott. Although with our Nats now in 2nd place, we probably won’t be watching as much anyway…

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Verizon, NYC Reach Settlement

Verizon has an agreement with New York City that settles proceedings against it after the city claimed it had failed to meet buildout terms for its Fios network under its cable franchise agreement.

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