NHL's Oly Participation, CBA Still Linked? MLS Moving Towards Younger Int'l Stars Randy Couture Criticizes UFC's Treatment Of Athletes League Notes MMA Attorneys Trade Accusations Orioles Not Interested In Bautista Due To Likeability Budget-Conscious Yanks Bring Back Closer Plank, UA Excited About New MLB Deal Red Sox Make Splash With Sale Trade Phil Jackson Talks LeBron, Marijuana Use
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).