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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 21 / 14

SPORTS ON EARTH’s Joe DeLessio writes of the FXFL, “ It’s hard to imagine the league succeeding as a standalone entity . … But if it can serve its intended purpose – to provide a showcase for players still chasing their NFL dreams – then it’s not inconceiva...

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05/29/96
INDY RACE WEEKEND: OVER 500,000 ATTEND DUAL RACES

"After months of hype, neither the Indianapolis 500 nor the competing U.S. 500 proved to be a classic event. But the Indy 500 may have bested the rival race by avoiding a calamity," writes Bill Koenig

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

05/29/96
PHIL GRAMM GETS IN THE MIX TO BRING FOOTBALL BACK TO HOUSTON

U.S. Senator Phil Gram will bring NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue to Houston today to begin talks "aimed at easing the testy relations between the city and the league," according to John Williams of t

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Miami Dolphins, NFL, Seattle Seahawks, Vulcan Ventures, Walt Disney

05/29/96
LEAGUE NOTES

On ESPN''s "Sports Reporters," Mitch Albom noted the superiority of NHL overtimes compared to other sports: "You watch 10 straight minutes of overtime in hockey before you get a chance to take a breat

Tags: ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, NBA, NHL, Walt Disney

05/24/96
NFL DEAL WITH THE CITY OF CLEVELAND STILL UNSIGNED

The NFL and city of Cleveland have yet to sign a contract guaranteeing that a new football team will play in a new stadium, according to Vickers and Koff of the Cleveland PLAIN DEALER. Neither the lea

Tags: Indianapolis Colts, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Los Angeles Dodgers, New Orleans Saints, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles, Pittsburgh Steelers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Walt Disney

05/24/96
ROUND AND ROUND THEY GO: INDY AND U.S. 500 READY TO FACE OFF

The Indianapolis 500 and U.S. 500 will run Sunday and the rival races, along with the CART-IRL feud is the focus of many media previews this morning. An ESPN Chilton Sports poll of 446 respondents in

Tags: ABC, CBS, Champ Car World Series, Coca-Cola, DaimlerChrysler, ESPN, IndyCar, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NASCAR, Pennzoil, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney

05/24/96
MLB OWNERS OFFER SLIGHT CHANGES TO LATEST LABOR PROPOSAL

MLB owners made two moves they feel should "spur" the ongoing labor talks toward an agreement, according to Murray Chass of the N.Y. TIMES. Management took a year off the period that clubs would pay a

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB

05/23/96
NFL OWNERS PUT OFF CROSS-OWNERSHIP VOTE UNTIL OCTOBER

NFL owners ended their spring meeting in Charlotte by tabling a vote on cross-ownership until October, according to John McClain of the HOUSTON CHRONICLE. The league''s finance committee had voted 7-0

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Atlanta Falcons, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL, Oakland Raiders, San Francisco 49ers, St. Louis Rams, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Time Warner, Washington Redskins

05/23/96
LEAGUE NOTES

"NBC Nightly News" chronicled the run of "outrageous remarks" by Reds Owner Marge Schott, which have prompted fellow owners to consider taking action against her. Henry Aaron said MLB should "crack do

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Cincinnati Reds, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, NBC

05/23/96
DETROIT READERS VOTE FOR COVERAGE OF U.S. 500

By a close 2-to-1 margin, DETROIT NEWS readers voted to request coverage of the U.S. 500 over the Indianapolis 500. The NEWS ran a survey to decide which race long-time auto racing writer Terry Foster

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

05/23/96
NCAA'S DEMPSEY TAKES OFFENSE TO BEING "DUMPED ON" BY STERN

NCAA Exec Dir Cedric Dempsey said he "resents" comments made by NBA Commissioner David Stern on NBC this past Sunday that the NCAA should accept the responsibility for the increasing numbers of underc

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, NBC, NCAA

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