Executive Transactions Red Wings To Market New Venue At Comerica Sterling, Ballmer Meet About Clippers Sale NASCAR's France Calls RTA Unnecessary ESPN Up For MLB Telecasts At Midpoint Manziel Tops All Individual NFL Jersey Sales SBJ/SBD Seek Hockey/Soccer Beat Writer NFL Draft Leaving N.Y. Just A One-Time Deal? Names In The News Bowlsby Speaks Of Bleak College Landscape
SBD/7/Leagues Governing BodiesPrint All
MLBUA General Counsel Richie Phillips said the umpires' union "isn't counting heavily upon Ontario's anti-scab legislation to prvide the magic solution to bitter negotiations." Phillips said petitioning against the use of replacement umps in Toronto is part of their strategy, "but not a major part." Owners have locked out the umps, who are seeking a 53% payraise over a four-year contract, since January 1 (James Christie, Toronto GLOBE & MAIL, 4/7).