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Overnight Ratings: PGA Tour Deutsche Bank Championship, U.S. Open Tennis

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 02 / 14

The chart below lists overnight ratings from sports telecasts over Labor Day weekend on broadcast TV ( THE DAILY ). TELECAST DATE NET TIME (E...

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NFL HOPES TO GET SOME ANTITRUST PROTECTION IN LATEST BILL

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04/29/96
LEAGUE NOTES

MLB owners and players will meet informally today in New York, but sources indicated the MLBPA probably would not have a new plan to present. The owners "apparently thought there would be a formal bar

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04/29/96
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ESPN''s David Aldridge reported, with the recent rash of player/ref incidents in the NBA, the league warned teams in its annual post-season memo that any player contact with officials will result in a

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04/26/96
NBA PLAYERS' UNION FILES SUIT AGAINST THE LEAGUE

The NBPA has filed a lawsuit against the NBA claiming the league artificially reduced the salary cap last season and failed to make benefit payments for several seasons, according to the HOUSTON CHRON

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04/26/96
HOUSE COMMITTEE APPROVES MARKUP OF RELOCATION BILL

The House Judiciary Committee voted 24-6 to send a bill to the full House that would require major pro sports leagues, except MLB, to replace teams that move, provided that certain criteria are met, a

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04/26/96
PATRIOTS SAY NFL DID NOT FULLY REVEAL PETER'S RECORD

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04/26/96
DRUCKER SAYS ARENA BALL IS HERE TO STAY

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04/26/96
ABL PLANS NOT DERAILED BY NEWS OF NBA WOMEN'S LEAGUE

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04/25/96
FOR WHOM THE BELLE TOLLS: ALBERT MEETS BUDIG, OR DOES HE?

The Indians'' Albert Belle met with AL President Gene Budig yesterday for questioning on his recent incident with SI photographer Tony Tomsic. Phyllis Merhige, AL VP/Media Affairs, said they would hav

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04/25/96
LEAGUE NOTES

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