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Officials and fighters from UFC were in Albany yesterday “to meet with legislators to discuss the long-stalled professional MMA legalization effort in New York,” according to Matthew Hamilton of the Albany TIMES UNION. Bills have “passed the Republican-controlled state Senate in re...
Will the Democrats hold the House and Senate? Which big- name incumbents are going to get bounced? What shape will Bill Clinton be in for his re-election run? Sure, it''s not as exciting as baseball a
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Members of a House Subcommittee want to place "a lien on profits from this year''s World Cup, pending the reimbursement of $14 million in federal funds that were spent on security for the event." Reps
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Chicago Mayor Richard Daley is looking at a possible increase in the city''s amusement tax to raise nearly $20M in new tax and fee revenues. The 1/3 rise from 6% to 8% of the amusement tax would apply
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Bucks Owner Herb Kohl, currently running for re-election to the Senate, is "far from hurting" politically for the team''s failure to sign Glenn Robinson. In fact, he is receiving praise on the campaig
Lisa Coles, director of the Patriots cheerleaders for three years until July, has filed a $100,000 lawsuit against the club over her firing. In the civil suit, Coles claims that Patriots management de
WI Republican senate nominee Bob Welch has made the contract negotiations of Bucks No. 1 draft pick Glenn Robinson a major issue in his campaign to unseat Senator Herbert Kohl (D-WI), the owner of the
In a 5-1 ruling by the FL Supreme Court, the judges said baseball''s antitrust exemption "applies only to the reserve system and not the overall business of the sport." The ruling clears the way for F
Any hope for Congress to intervene in the baseball strike "wilted on the Senate floor" when Howard Metzenbaum (D-OH) withdrew his legislation that would have temporarily lifted the exemption. Metzenba
"Congress fired a couple of warning shots" at baseball owners and players yesterday, saying that if the season-ending strike was not ended by next spring, "lawmakers would step in and do it for them."
On the eve of their lawsuit against MLB, Vincent Piazza and Vincent Tirendi, two men who removed from the unsuccessful bid to move the Giants to St. Petersburg, reached a settlement with baseball offi