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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 01 / 30 / 15

Jets House, the NFL team's official Super Bowl week hospitality venue, opens in midtown Manhattan. It will operate through Sunday. Richmond County Savings Bank will unveil an extension of its naming-rights deal for the Single-A New York-Penn League Staten Island Yankees' ballpark in St. George. T...

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09/20/96
MLB'S BEGINS ITS FINISH: BIG WEEKEND SERIES TO BOOST GATE?

With MLB entering its final ten days, the league heads into the weekend with some key series to watch for fan interest as division and wildcard races come to a close. In Atlanta, 37,193 watched last n

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Atlanta Braves, Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox, Coca-Cola, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Los Angeles Dodgers, Minnesota Twins, MLB, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, Oakland Athletics, San Diego Padres, Seattle Mariners, Time Warner, YankeeNets

09/20/96
MORRISON EYES CHARITY FIGHT; BUT WHO WILL STEP IN THE RING?

Tommy Morrison announced yesterday he wants to "fight one more time" despite testing positive for HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, according to Selena Roberts of the N.Y. TIMES. Morrison announced his

Tags: ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Time Warner, Walt Disney

09/19/96
TRYING TO FOCUS ON INTERNAL PROBLEMS, CFL QUIETS NFL TALK

While CFL Commissioner Larry Smith confirmed that he and Alouettes Owner Jim Speros has met with NFL officials regarding a possible affiliation, Smith said it was an "annual exercise and Speros''s opi

Tags: CFL, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL, Walt Disney

09/19/96
ABL HOPES WOMEN'S HOOP WILL BE THE RAGE

In Richmond, Bob Lipper writes on the inaugural season of the ABL''s Richmond Rage, the women''s pro basketball league set to debut in October. Lipper: "It figures to be a tough sell ... peel away tha

Tags: Foot Locker/Venator Group, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Reebok

09/19/96
WILL PGA TOUR'S FINCHEM FLINCH IN WAKE OF NORMAN CRITICISM?

PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem''s announcement last week of the formation of a federation that will sanction three world championship events, is examined by SI''s Tim Rosaforte in "Golf Plus." A si

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, News Corp./Fox, PGA Tour, Sports Illustrated

09/18/96
MLB NEWS & NOTES: KING GEORGE NO BOOSTER OF BUDIG

Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner criticized AL President Gene Budig for not being present during the Orioles-Yankees game last night that featured a three and a half-hour rain delay before being post

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, New York Yankees, YankeeNets

09/18/96
CFL'S SPEROS MEETS WITH NFL IN EFFORT FOR AFFILIATION

CFL Alouettes Owner Jim Speros has met with NFL Senior VP/Football Development Roger Goodell "three times in recent weeks to discuss some type of investment" in the CFL starting next season, according

Tags: CFL, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

09/17/96
EUROPEAN SOCCER TAKES ON THE LOOK OF AMERICAN SPORTS

As a new European soccer season opens, the sport is "taking on the trappings of big-league U.S. sports, where players, owners, agents, broadcasters, and advertisers come together in a giant business,"

Tags: BSkyB, Deloitte & Touche, English Premier League, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Manchester United

09/17/96
LEAGUE NOTES

MLBPA Associate Gen. Counsel Gene Orza, on the proposed MLB labor deal: "I''m not happy about the agreement. But it''s the one we agreed to. ... In every agreement, you eventually walk away upset abou

Tags: CBS, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, PGA Tour, Viacom

09/17/96
MLS LEAVING MELROSE PLACE FOR CENTRAL PARK WEST?

MLS is moving its headquarters, before the end of the year, from L.A. to offices next to Grand Central Terminal in New York City, according to BRANDWEEK. MLS Commissioner Doug Logan: "If we''re going

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