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SBD/10/Leagues Governing Bodies
Published May 10, 1996
NFL sources tell the DALLAS MORNING NEWS that former Cowboys WR Cory Fleming has been told he will be suspended for violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy while playing last season with the Cowboys. He is the third player from last season's team to be suspended for drug use (DALLAS MORNING NEWS, 5/10)...The LPGA's McDonald's Championships has been reduced from 72 hole to 54 due to rain. It marks the first time one of the four major championships has been reduced to 54 holes (N.Y. TIMES, 5/10)....Peter Vecsey writes on NBA official Lee Jones being "stiffed" in the playoffs by the NBA's Darell Garretson in this, his final year after 25 seasons of service. Vecsey: "If your chief of staff disrespects his officials, why should we be surprised when the players do likewise" (N.Y. POST, 5/9).