NFL Criticized For Suspending Rice Just Two Games Stewart Wants Cup, Nationwide At Eldora Rob Manfred Favorite To Succeed Selig Bettman, NHL Honored By Green Sports Alliance NFL Reportedly Interested In Using Ref-Cams NASCAR's France Calls RTA Unnecessary NBA Summer League Sees Record Attendance NFL Notes MLB Seeing Success With Replay System Chicago, L.A. Finalists To Land '15 NFL Draft
Upcoming Conferences and Events
SBD/June 25, 2012/Leagues and Governing Bodies
Published June 25, 2012
ROOM TO GROW: In Akron, George Thomas reported officials from the USFL will visit the city this week "to discuss putting a franchise in the Rubber Bowl.” USFL President & CEO Jaime Cuadra and VP Fred Biletnikoff Jr. will meet “with representatives of the University of Akron, potential investors and the mayor’s office.” USFL Advisory Board member Jim Bailey said, “It’s the first trip the group is making to a particular city.” Cuadra and Biletnikoff are to meet “with members of the Greater Akron Chamber, which might be the key to finding investors, and eventually representatives of the mayor’s office” (AKRON BEACON JOURNAL, 6/23).