NBA To Test For HGH In '15-16 League Notes WME/IMG Gets Majority Interest In PBR League Notes Number Of African-American MLBers Up Slightly MLB Fans Delayed By Security Measures McIlroy-Spieth Golf's Next Big Rivalry? Spieth's Humility Apparent In Masters Victory MLB Pace-Of-Play Improved Early In '15 MLB Looking Into Recent Positive Steroid Tests
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Published November 25, 1997
DISNEY SET TO ACQUIRE WPVA? Walt Disney "is in serious talks to acquire" the WPVA, according to a report in AD AGE. AD AGE: "At least one sports marketing executive familiar with the situation said the deal has been completed, but ABC executives said talks are still ongoing" (AD AGE, 11/24). NOTES: Indianapolis Motor Speedway has become part of the Int'l Race of Champions series, joining tracks at Daytona, FL; Fontana, CA and Brooklyn, MI. The IROC will race at IMS July 31, the day before the Brickyard 400 (STAR- NEWS, 11/25)...The AFL's Anaheim Piranhas have ceased operation. The league is reviewing options with respect to new ownership (AFL)....The CISL Portland Pride withdrew from the league but will work with the league to pursue an alternative to keep the team in operation (Mult., 11/20).