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SBD/19/Leagues Governing Bodies
Published March 19, 1998
In Philadelphia, Phil Sheridan reports that the "lead item" at next week's NFL owners meetings in Orlando will be the reinstatement of instant replay to review officials' calls. NFL Senior VP/Communications Joe Browne said the competition committee's latest proposal "would allow the on- field referee to review only calls that are challenged by one of the head coaches" (INQUIRER, 3/19)....No golfer has petitioned the PGA Tour Board for the right to use a golf cart in tournaments. Davis Love, one of the Board's player directors, "expects peer pressure to help keep players from asking for carts" (Clifton Brown, N.Y. TIMES, 3/19)....In San Diego, Mark Zeigler previewed MLS's third season and wrote that "some would have you believe this is a make-or- break year" for MLS. Zeigler: "It isn't. It is an important season, yes. But 1998 is more about survival than success, more about hanging around outside the big dance than buying a ticket to go in" (UNION-TRIBUNE, 3/18).