Execs Arrested On FIFA Corruption Charges Can Harper Supplant Jeter As Face Of MLB? NFL Analyzing Possible L.A. Relocation Fee Coca-Cola Re-Signs With SMI Through '20 Brady-Goodell Battle Taking Shape MLB Looking Into Economics Of Shortened Season TFC Fans Protest Sharing BMO Field With Argos NASCAR Drivers Pleased With SAFER Efforts IndyCar Ponders How To Attract Fans Long Term NHL Coaching Salaries Likely To Change
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Published January 10, 1996
Dale Earnhardt has extended his contract to drive on the Winston Cup circuit through 2000. Earnhardt was believed to be considering a move to becoming a Winston Cup car owner (AP/INDIANAPOLIS STAR-NEWS, 1/9)....A media tour of the construction site of Bruton Smith's Texas Motor Speedway tomorrow coincides with speculation the track could get a Winston Cup event for September 29 (FT. WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM, 1/10)....The CFL Grey Cup game in Hamilton will be held November 24, not December 8 as originally scheduled (Hamilton SPECTATOR, 1/9)....Noting the PGA Tour's seemingly "endless" season with all the "second season" events now scheduled in November and December, Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem said they may have to "re-evaluate" how they schedule the 4th quarter (N.Y. TIMES, 1/7)....With the MLBPA yet to respond to the owners' November 15 labor proposal, one owner compares MLBPA Exec Dir Don Fehr to UNC basketball coach Dean Smith, the inventor of the four-corner offense (Jerome Holtzman, CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 1/7).