SBD/19/Leagues Governing Bodies

LEAGUE NOTES

          The NPSL will announce today that it will bring an
     expansion team to Broward County, FL, for next season.  The
     league's 14th team will play in the Broward County Arena and
     be owned by Milan Mandaric (Fort Lauderdale SUN-SENTINEL,
     5/19)....The NBA named Ed T. Rush as its Dir of Officiating,
     effective July 1.  He replaces Darell Garretson, who will
     step down at the end of the season (NBA)....USA TODAY's Hal
     Bodley reports that with one additional game caused by
     expansion, Saturday's MLB attendance of 583,436 was third-
     highest in baseball history (USA TODAY, 5/19)....In
     Indianapolis, Bill Koenig reports that CART execs, sponsors
     and teams are looking into holding a "marquee event" for the
     series: "It appears there is interest in CART in trying to
     elevate one of its events to marquee status."  Koenig writes
     that both CA races, the Toyota Grand Prix in Long Beach and
     the CART 500 in Fontana, are "contenders" (STAR-NEWS, 5/19).

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