Sources: Goodell Says No L.A. Franchise In '15 Silver Hits On Host Of Topics In "OTL" Interview Dodgers Owe More Than $26M In Luxury Tax Selig Named MLB Commissioner Emeritus NHLers Cautious To Avoid Contracting Mumps Marciani Out As MLB VP/National Sales St. Pete Denies Rays' Ballpark Search Deal KHL Struggling To Stay Afloat Angels, Red Sox Eliminate Pension Plans League Notes
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).