Braves Pursuing Palm Beach County ST Complex NHL ASG Breakaway Challenge Taken Off Roster Silver Says NBA Exploring Mexico City Franchise MLS Commissioner Don Garber Addresses Expansion NFL Sees Rise In Minority Head Coaching Hires Red Sox' Offseason Moves Leads To Ticket Sales Boost Columnists React To Chargers Relocation News Cubs Strike Sponsorship Deal With Beam Suntory MLS To San Diego Now That Chargers Are Gone? NBA Looking To Have More Games Overseas
SBD/25/Leagues Governing Bodies
Published August 25, 1995
The Packers have filed a $1.5M grievance against hold-out tight end Keith Jackson and the NFLPA. Jackson's attorney called it a "thinly veiled threat designed to persuade him to report" (MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL, 8/24). ...Arena Football is profiled by Roger Thurow in this morning's WALL STREET JOURNAL. Thurow writes Arena football "has grown up to become a respectable commodity, particularly sought after by owners of professional teams in other sports who also own arenas they need to fill during the summer" (WALL STREET JOURNAL, 8/24)....NEW YORK magazine's Richard Turner writes on the state of horse racing: "Telegenic and interactive, horse racing looked like a sure bet in the dawning electronic age. But it was passed in the stretch" (NEW YORK, 8/28 issue)...MLB's Public Relations Manager Jim Small was interviewed by KYODO NEWS. Small spoke on Hideo Nomo and suggested a baseball "World Cup" with a U.S. team playing other nations in an int'l tournament (KYODO NEWS, 8/24).