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Published November 10, 1995
MLB's labor committee met yesterday in Chicago to finalize a proposal to give the MLBPA. The meeting was attended by acting Commissioner Bud Selig, White Sox Chair Jerry Reinsdorf, among others (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 11/10).... The Browns move may "take the air" out of the move to lift MLB's antitrust exemption, according to USA TODAY's Tom Weir, as baseball can now "make a stronger case than ever that its teams will take flight" if it is lost (USA TODAY, 11/10)....Philip Penston III, who has developed the World Boxing League, which would "reform the boxing industry," is profiled by John Heylar of the WALL STREET JOURNAL. The WBL would seek a "team format, market boxers into matinee idols" and get it out of the "red light district of sports" (WALL STREET JOURNAL, 11/10)....NFLPA Exec Dir Gene Upshaw, on Commissioner Tagliabue admitting the current CBA is not working as intended: "It's my fault again. But that's OK. We're big boys. ... I'm not going to sell the players out" (PHILADELPHIA DAILY NEWS, 11/10)....SportsLine USA is putting the text of Jerry Jones' $750M lawsuit against the NFL on the internet. The suit is the "first legal document to make it to the service" (DALLAS MORNING NEWS, 11/10)....