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02/29/96
CLEVELAND BUSINESSES ON HOOK FOR LONG-TERM REVENUE ASSURANCE

The NFL''s deal to return football to Cleveland not only includes a provision calling on local companies to guarantee they will rent most of the new stadium''s loge and club seats for 10 years, it als

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

02/29/96
MINOR LEAGUE EXECS IN DC TO LOBBY CONGRESS TO KEEP EXEMPTION

Over 50 minor league baseball owners and execs met in Washington, DC, for their third consecutive "Congressional Day" to talk with Senators and Representatives on the future of the minor leagues. The

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, Ottawa Senators, PBA

02/29/96
LEAGUE NOTES

With a ''96 start postponed due to stadium and ownership problems, UBL President Mike Stone reaffirmed the league plans to start with a 154-game schedule in March ''97. Stone promises a "rather major

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA

02/28/96
SALARY CAP DISPUTE A THREAT TO LABOR HARMONY?

The NFL confirmed that it will appeal the decision of U.S. District Court Judge David Doty that raised the league''s salary cap by $2M to $40.753M. The league claims Doty "is adhering to the letter of

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL, Washington Redskins

02/28/96
THE BOSS GIVES HIS VIEWS ON THE STATE OF THE GAME

Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner joined Lou Dobbs on "Moneyline" to discuss the state of the game. OVERVIEW: "Well, for the last two years, baseball has gone through a very difficult time, but I thin

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Leagues and Governing Bodies, New York Yankees, Time Warner, YankeeNets

02/28/96
LEAGUE NOTES

Paul Johnson, a former middleweight, Roy Foreman, brother of George, and Irv Abramson, a former official with the New York State Athletic Commission, are on a campaign to unionize boxers. The Boxing O

Tags: AFL, Champ Car World Series, IndyCar, Leagues and Governing Bodies

02/28/96
OTHER BASEBALL NEWS & NOTES: BELLE IN STORM OF UNCERTAINTY

The Commissioner''s office denied a report in yesterday''s Cleveland PLAIN DEALER that Indians OF Albert Belle would be fined $50,000 for his obscenity-filled tirade at NBC''s Hannah Storm during last

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Cleveland Indians, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, NBC, Seattle Storm, Time Warner

02/27/96
DIXON TAKES FAN-OWNERSHIP FOOTBALL LEAGUE IDEA ON ROAD

David Dixon, one of the founders of the USFL who is now promoting a new professional football league, took his idea to Chicago in search of initial investors. Dixon''s 12-team FanOwnership Football Le

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

02/27/96
CAUTIOUS OPTIMISM SWEEPS SPRING TRAINING CAMPS

AL President Gene Budig began a tour of spring training camps at the Orioles'' site in Ft. Lauderdale and predicted the league''s 14 teams would see a 5-7% increase in season ticket sales over the str

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

02/27/96
JUDGE DOTY KEEPS NFL SALARY CAP AT HIGHER LEVEL

U.S. District Court Judge David Doty of Minneapolis issued a preliminary injunction yesterday that keeps the NFL''s salary cap at $40.75M, reaffirming his order of February 15 that the level be raised

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

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