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Noonan! Golf Industry Leaders Experimenting With 15-Inch Holes To Drive Interest

04 / 22 / 14

An "internal rebellion" in golf has led to alternative forms of the game with "new equipment, new rules and radical changes to courses," according to Bill Pennington of the N.Y. TIMES. The goal is to "alter the game’s reputation in order to recruit lapsed golfers and a younger demographic." Am...

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HARRINGTON REPORTS BASEBALL'S BOTTOM LINE GETTING STRONGER

MLB teams may begin to break even in ''96 after two straight years of losses, according to Red Sox CEO John Harrington. Harrington told the WASHINGTON POST''s Mark Maske, while a new labor deal is the

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12/13/95
NFL NEWS & NOTES: MODELL SEES EARLY RETURN TO CLEVELAND

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12/13/95
TOBACCO INTERESTS QUESTION SPECIFICS OF CANADIAN BAN

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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, LPGA

12/13/95
REVENUE-SHARING ON AGENDA WHEN NHL BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

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Tags: Dallas Stars, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NHL, Southwest Sports Group, Walt Disney

12/12/95
RETURN OF REGULAR NBA REFS HAILED FAR AND WIDE

The NBA''s regular referees return to work tonight, having missed the first six weeks of the season due to a contract dispute. As Tim Povtak writes in Orlando, "Most everyone believes it should end we

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12/12/95
LEAGUE NOTES

In Toronto, Marty York reports there is a "lengthy lineup of would-be investors" in the U.S. to buy into the CFL. New groups are representing Milwaukee, Miami, L.A., Portland, Houston, Richmond, Jacks

Tags: ATT, Atlanta Braves, CFL, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, PGA Tour, Time Warner

12/12/95
NHL'S MILLIONAIRES CLUB EXPANDS TO 147 MEMBERS

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12/12/95
NFLPA SAYS IT MAY BE "TOO LATE" FOR EXTENSION OF CBA

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12/11/95
LEAGUE NOTES

NBA Senior VP/Legal & Business Affairs Jeffrey Mishkin notes that "drafts" of the new CBA with players are "still floating around." Mishkin: "This isn''t unusual. You''re talking about a full blown do

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12/11/95
NFL FREE AGENCY THE FOCUS OF NBC'S SUNDAY PRE-GAME SHOW

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