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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 30 / 14

84%  – Percentage of respondents to a poll on BUFFALONEWS.com who want Terry Pegula to be the Bills' next owner. Following Pegula, Donald Trump earned 6% of votes,  Jon Bon Jovi  and his Toronto group 3%, Tom Golisano 3%, and a "yet-to-be-discussed owner" 2%. At ...

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01/26/96
BASEBALL, UNION OFFICIALS MEET ON INTERLEAGUE PLAY

MLBPA Exec Dir Don Fehr and Randy Levine, chief labor negotiator for the owners, met in DC, yesterday to discuss the owners'' proposal to introduce interleague play in ''97. According to the WASHINGTO

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

01/25/96
TIES THAT BIND: NORTH AND SOUTH KOREA TOGETHER FOR SOCCER?

A spokesperson for South Korea''s Football Association yesterday said that North Korea has asked FIFA for "working advice" on a plan to host the 2002 World Cup jointly with South Korea. In a letter fa

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01/25/96
GOURDINE OUT AS HEAD OF NBA UNION

In a story first reported in yesterday''s BOSTON GLOBE, NBPA Exec Dir Simon Gourdine has been ousted from that position by a "unanimous vote" of player reps. According to the N.Y. TIMES'' Harvey Arato

Tags: Cablevision, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, New York Knicks

01/25/96
SURVEY FINDS RACING FANS DIVIDED ON INDYCAR-IRL DISPUTE

In a survey of 254 Indy car racing "enthusiasts" conducted during the week of January 15, RI-based Performance Research found that 47% "generally agreed" with the position of CART''s IndyCar (which wi

Tags: Champ Car World Series, IndyCar, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NASCAR, R J Reynolds

01/25/96
MLB EXPECTS UNION CONFIRMATION OF INTERLEAGUE PLAY IN '97

Representatives of MLB owners and the MLBPA "tentatively" plan to meet today or tomorrow to discuss the owners'' proposed plan to begin interleague play in ''97, according to the WASHINGTON POST. Sour

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, Philadelphia Phillies

01/25/96
CBA ENDURES TROUBLED TIMES

CBA Commissioner Tom Valdiserri has called for a moratorium on expansion and formed an "advisory group of financial and marketing experts from the league''s more profitable teams." The past year has b

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01/25/96
OHIO CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION KEEPS UP THE LEGISLATIVE HEAT

OH Sen. Michael DeWine "has introduced legislation to make it less attractive for teams to move," according to CNBC''s Sue Herera. DeWine opposes using federal tax money to lure new teams and said he

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01/24/96
LEAGUE NOTES

USA TODAY''s Hal Bodley notes that one of the "more bizarre realignment scenarios" discussed by MLB owners last week in L.A. includes adding Northern VA and Mexico City to create two 16-team leagues.

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Detroit Tigers, Kansas City Royals, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, NBA, NBC, PGA Tour, Tampa Bay Rays, TBS/TNT

01/24/96
TAGLIABUE STOPS AT THE SENATE ON HIS WAY TO PHOENIX

Appearing again before the Senate in search of legal protection to restrain franchise movement, NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue yesterday "assailed teams that sue the league to assert their rights to

Tags: CBS, Cleveland Browns, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, NFL, Viacom, Walt Disney

01/23/96
"SERIOUS PROBLEMS" FACE NFL AS BIG GAME APPROACHES

In Philadelphia, Bill Lyon writes, "After all these years of bloated success, of dominating professional sports, the NFL is beset with serious problems. Oh, the league remains rich, and it remains big

Tags: Cleveland Browns, Dallas Cowboys, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

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