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02/21/96
LEAGUE NOTES

LPGA Commissioner Jim Ritts is profiled in USA TODAY. Ritts: "Three years from now, I don''t care if the generic golf fans can point to one thing specifically, that connects to the LPGA, but I want th

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, LPGA, NASCAR

02/20/96
GOLF NOTES: EUROPEANS FLOAT IDEA OF SENIOR RYDER CUP

ESPN''s Karl Ravech reported the European PGA has proposed the idea for a Senior Ryder Cup and that the U.S. is "very interested" ("SportsCenter," 2/19). European PGA Exec Dir Sandy Jones, on plans to

Tags: ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, PGA Tour, Walt Disney

02/20/96
MLB NEWS & NOTES: SPRING IS NEAR AND ALL IS WELL

In Milwaukee, Tom Haudricourt writes, "A year ago, [MLB] found itself on the critical list in the intensive care unit because of self-inflicted wounds. There are signs, however, that the patient has b

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Atlanta Braves, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, Time Warner

02/20/96
NBA NEWS & NOTES: SMITH'S EXIT; FALK'S GRAND PLAN

In Boston, Peter May reports that his "union spies" say that Charles Smith, who was "very active" in the NBPA as a VP, has resigned his post (BOSTON GLOBE, 2/18)....In L.A., Mark Heisler outlines agen

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

02/20/96
NFL NEWS & NOTES: BAD PRECEDENT SET BY BROWNS' MOVE?

In Philadelphia, Don Reid writes that by allowing the Browns to move without expressly holding them to the league''s relocation guidelines, the NFL "probably assured itself of several costly legal bat

Tags: Cleveland Browns, Edmonton Oilers, Green Bay Packers, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL, Oakland Raiders, San Diego Padres

02/16/96
LEAGUE NOTES

MLB''s negotiating committee met in Chicago yesterday to put "finishing touches" on a counter-offer to present to the union next week. The next move is not expected until MLBPA Exec Dir Don Fehr retur

Tags: Bank of America, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, MLS, NPSL

02/16/96
NBA GETS BIG APPLE PITCH FOR '98 ALL-STAR GAME

While NBA officials were in Philadelphia yesterday to hear that city''s presentation for the chance to host the ''98 All-Star Game, officials from the Knicks made their pitch in San Antonio last week.

Tags: Cablevision, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Madison Square Garden, NBA, New York Knicks, Sports Illustrated, Time Warner

02/16/96
JUDGE DOTY RAISES NFL SALARY CAP BY $2 MILLION

U.S. District Judge David Doty agreed with the NFLPA''s objection to the calculations for the ''96 salary cap and raised the cap by $2M to $40.8M per team on the eve of today''s opening of the free ag

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL, San Francisco 49ers

02/16/96
MLB'S ON-AGAIN, OFF-AGAIN KANTARIAN DEAL IS OFF -- PERIOD

Radio City Music Hall exec Arlan Kantarian is no longer under consideration to head up MLB''s new marketing and business unit, according to MLB and sports marketing sources cited by AD AGE. The new di

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB

02/15/96
IS SHARK TARGET OF EUROPEAN TOUR'S APPEARANCE-FEE CRACKDOWN?

Greg Norman claims that he is being "singled out" by the PGA European Tour''s effort to enforce guidelines regarding the use of appearance fees to attract top PGA Tour stars to overseas events. In let

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, PGA Tour

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