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07/10/96
NBA LIFTS LOCKOUT: MINI WORK STOPPAGE EXTENDS MORATORIUM

The NBA lifted its player lockout yesterday merely hours after it was imposed after having reached final agreement with the NBPA on a new CBA. The delay meant an extension of the moratorium on player

Tags: ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, Walt Disney

07/10/96
NBA MINI-LOCKOUT, PART II: BAD DREAM FOR BARKLEY?

Charles Barkley said it was "very fortunate" that the NBA and its player resolved their differences yesterday, adding that he didn''t think the Dream Team would have played tonight''s exhibition again

Tags: ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, TBS/TNT, Walt Disney

07/09/96
NBA CAN'T GET DEAL SIGNED BY HIGH NOON, INSTITUTES LOCKOUT

Citing the fact that the NBA and its players union were not able to complete the new collective bargaining agreement prior to the expiration of a moratorium on trades and free agent signings at noon t

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA

07/09/96
LEAGUE NOTES

Speedway Motorsports, Inc., will announce that the new Texas Motor Speedway will be part of the Winston Cup''s ''97 schedule (CHARLOTTE OBSERVER, 7/9). ESPN''s John Kernan reports the spring North Wil

Tags: ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NHL, R J Reynolds, Walt Disney

07/09/96
MLB ALL-STAR NOTES: WILL TONIGHT END THE RATINGS SLIDE?

In tracking the trend of MLB All-Star Game ratings since ''67, Nielsen Sports Marketing Service reports that last year''s game (a 13.9 rating and a 25 share) was the lowest rated from ''67-95. The Gam

Tags: ABC, Anheuser Busch, Atlanta Braves, Boston Red Sox, CBS, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, NBC, Nielsen, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney

07/09/96
WPVA SERVES UP WINNING PRODUCT WHILE DIGGING FOR OWN NICHE

Mid-way through its tenth year of operation, the WPVA has quietly become the third largest women''s professional sports organization in America, after the LPGA and WTA, with over 200 touring professio

Tags: ABC, Leagues and Governing Bodies, LPGA, NBA, NHL, Nissan, Walt Disney

07/08/96
WAS NBA'S FREE AGENT DERBY CONCLUDED BEHIND THE SCENES?

While the NBA''s moratorium on contacting or signing free agents was to have continued until tomorrow, the N.Y. DAILY NEWS'' Mitch Lawrence reported Friday that several "mega-moves" have been negotiat

Tags: ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Los Angeles Lakers, Motorola, NBA, NBC, Sports Illustrated, Time Warner, Walt Disney

07/08/96
BASEBALL AT THE BREAK, II: NO ALL- STAR DEAL THIS YEAR

MLB''s labor negotiations "broke off last week at a sensitive time," according to the WASHINGTON POST, with Mark Maske reporting, "What will happen next seems unclear to even those involved in the tal

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB

07/08/96
BASEBALL AT THE BREAK: SELIG SAYS NO TO FULL-TIME POST

Appearing on NBC''s "Meet the Press" from Veterans Stadium in Philadelphia, acting MLB Commissioner Bud Selig reiterated that he never planned to become full-time Commissioner and added that he "absol

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Baltimore Orioles, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, NBA, NBC, Philadelphia Phillies

07/08/96
LEAGUE NOTES

MLS Commissioner Doug Logan said not to expect expansion before ''99 (WASHINGTON TIMES, 7/6)....Soccer''s A-League and USISL are close to a merger agreement to create a new entity that would serve as

Tags: CFL, Leagues and Governing Bodies, LPGA, MLS, NFL, PGA Tour

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