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England's Kevin Pietersen (R) hits a four as West Indies' Adrian Barath takes evasive action during the third cricket test match at Edgbaston cricket ground in Birmingham June 10, 2012. (PHILIP BROWN/REUTERS)
England's Kevin Pietersen (R) hits a four as West Indies' Adrian Barath takes evasive action during the third cricket test match at Edgbaston cricket ground in Birmingham June 10, 2012. (PHILIP BROWN/REUTERS)

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Disney, News Corp. drop gloves in Asia Add to ...

The battle between Walt Disney Co. and Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. is going global. The rival media empires keep ratcheting up their war to broadcast everything from baseball to soccer in the United States and Europe. Now, they’re set to square off over cricket and more in Asia, after dissolving a 16-year partnership. The rising value of sports rights just got another bump.

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