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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 05 / 15

15 – Number of clubs that have scheduled MLB Ambassador for Inclusion Billy Bean for a visit during ’15 Spring Training ( “OTL Extra, ESPN3, 3/5 ).

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10/31/96
NHL, PART II: GLOBE & MAIL TAKES ON LEAGUE ATTENDANCE

NHL attendance is "not as robust as its news releases suggest," according to David Shoalts of the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL. Despite an NHL release showing an increase in average attendance so far in ''96,

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10/31/96
SELIG DENIES LEVINE ON THE OUTS. OWNERS TO MEET WEDNESDAY

Acting MLB Commissioner Bud Selig denied a report in yesterday''s CHICAGO TRIBUNE that owners were ready to fire management negotiator Randy Levine because they were unhappy over a proposed labor agre

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10/30/96
WNBA TO UNVEIL CITIES AND LOGOS OF INITIAL TEAMS

The WNBA will reveal today its eight inaugural cities to host a WNBA franchise along with team logos. The women''s pro basketball league is set to debut June 21 for a ten-week summer season. In Phoeni

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10/30/96
NBA INTRODUCES ITS LEGENDS OF THE FALL

The NBA announced its 50 greatest players in kicking off the league''s 50th Anniversary celebration for the season starting Friday night. The day was highlighted by the joint appearance of former riva

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10/30/96
MARDI GRAS IN OCTOBER: NFL OWNERS CONVENE IN THE BIG EASY

The NFL owners meetings begin today in New Orleans. Major issues on the agenda are expected to include cross-ownership and the awarding of Super Bowls in ''99 and 2000. CROSS-OWNERSHIP: Barry Jackson

Tags: Dallas Cowboys, Miami Marlins, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Miami Dolphins, NFL, San Francisco 49ers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

10/30/96
ARE MLB OWNERS LOOKING TO OUST LEVINE?

Although "all seems quiet" on the MLB labor front, owners and Acting Commissioner Bud Selig "have been debating whether or not they should dismiss" management negotiator Randy Levine, according to Jer

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10/29/96
LABOR DEAL STILL ON HOLD AS OPPOSITION LINGERS

A fraction of hard-line MLB team owners "remained adamant" yesterday in opposition to the proposed labor deal and Acting Commissioner Bud Selig had yet to schedule an ownership meeting for a vote on t

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10/29/96
STERN, FEATURED IN BRANDWEEK, LOOKS TO GROW THE NBA PIE

NBA Commissioner David Stern is featured on the cover of BRANDWEEK in a piece by Terry Lefton. Stern, in his "over 12 years as commissioner, turned an unprofitable business with a reputation for drug

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10/29/96
THE WORLD ACCORDING TO STERN: COMMISSIONER TALKS ON LEAGUE

In a conference call yesterday, NBA Commissioner David Stern said the league is willing to be patient if there is another arena delay with whoever assumes control of the Raptors in their ownership "sh

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10/28/96
HAMILTON EXPECTED TO APPLY FOR NHL CLUB

In Ontario, the City of Hamilton is expected to approve the city''s bid to secure an NHL expansion franchise, according to Ken Peters of the HAMILTON SPECTATOR. An unnamed source said the $100,000 U.S

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