Time Warner Cable says the number of customers it has lost since dropping MSG is “insignificant.” Meanwhile, MSG refuses to stream Sabres games live on the Internet. The Buffalo News has a great question and answer piece on the status of negotiations. (They’ve made no progress.) Also, beware of switching providers to watch the Sabres:
When do MSG Net-works’ contracts expire with Direct TV and Verizon FiOS, the two other television providers ?
That’s the holy grail of questions, for viewers.
If you switch providers, you could end up in the same situation eventually.
Neither Direct TV nor Verizon FiOS, when reached by The News, was willing to publicly state when their contracts with MSG expire.
– Rural/Metro Medical Services of Western New York faces questions about over billing and is under investigation by the feds, the Buffalo News reports. The highly critical pieces comes just as Rochester is getting ready to renew its contract with the Arizona-based ambulance company.
– It’s only a matter of time before New York State offers online gambling.
– There’s a push to legalize Mixed Martial Arts fighting in New York State. A heartbreaking story in the Chicago Tribune raises serious safety and liability issues.
– DiBella’s is growing! The chain ended 2011 with 23 stores in four states.
– The Onondaga County War Memorial has hosted music legends from Janis Joplin to Aerosmith. The Post Standard has a fun look back.