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Cox to air Time Warner’s new Laker channels

Adds Time Warner Cable SportsNet, Time Warner Cable Deportes

Cox Communications has become the latest programming distributor to make a deal to air Time Warner Cable SportsNet and Time Warner Cable Deportes, the regional sports channels that feature the Los Angeles Lakers.

The pact, announced late Sunday, leaves DirecTV and Dish as the primary holdouts for the English- and Spanish-language channels. The Lakers played their fourth game of the regular season Sunday.

In the previous 10 days, AT&T U-verse, Charter and Verizon FiOS joined Time Warner Cable and Bright House in airing TWC SportsNet and TWC Deportes.

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