Rowdies, Fury Defect From NASL To USL PGA Tour Opens New Office In Tokyo NHL, Players Set Escrow Withholding Rate At 15% PGA Tour Adds Event In South Korea Goodell Addresses NFL's Domestic Violence Policy NFL Owners Agree Not To Extend Ticketing Deals MLS Sets Third Consecutive Attendance Record NFL Reopens Investigation Into Giants' Josh Brown Sources: NBA, NBPA On Verge Of New CBA MetLife Ending Use Of Blimps At Sporting Events
SBD/31/Leagues Governing Bodies
Published March 31, 1998
Univ. of TN star Chamique Holdsclaw, who will stay in school for her senior year, has taken out an insurance policy with American Specialty Underwriters (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 3/31)....The USGA will allow Casey Martin to use a cart during qualifying for the U.S. Open. The USGA, which was not a party to Martin's suit against the PGA Tour, said it will abide by the "spirit" of the court decision (REUTERS, 3/31)....The USBL relocated its Philadelphia Power to Camden, making them the Camden Power. The team, owned by Gerald Mitchell and Fred Colon, will play at Rutgers Univ.- Camden stadium, which will be leased for $1,000 a game (PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, 3/31)....FIFA General Sec. Sepp Blatter formally confirmed that he is a candidate for president to replace the outgoing Joao Havelange. The only other declared candidate is Lennart Johansson, of UEFA, European football's governing body. The FINANCIAL TIMES' Jimmy Burns: "Some Fifa insiders believe that the race for the presidency could be so divisive as to leave the way open for Mr. Havelange to stay on for a while as a 'compromise' chief." The election is in June (FINANCIAL TIMES, 3/28).