The Spike Lee-produced version of series "He’s Got Game" for ESPN "doesn’t look too good for the home team," Lee said Fri when asked about the project’s viability. Lee apparently holds no ill will toward Spike TV parent Viacom as he’s directed an episode of The N’s "Miracle’s Boys," a dramatic series about challenges faced by 3 Latino/African- American orphans in Harlem (Feb 18 debut). And Lee remains an ESPN supporter. Asked to name his favorite TV show, he responded: "SportsCenter."

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New Cisco-Acacia Deal

Cisco and Acacia’s merger is back on, with Cisco now agreeing to pay $115/share, or $4.5 billion on a fully diluted basis, for the semiconductor maker.

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