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Manfred Defends Pace-Of-Game Ideas, Says Extra Innings Runner Won't Come To MLBPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 02 / 17 / 17
MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred on Thursday "emphatically defended a series of pace-of-game proposals," spending most of his 30-minute press conference at the Grapefruit League media day "pushing a series of potential changes that he hopes will create more action and less dead time," according to Jayso...
Negotiations between the NBA and its players broke off yesterday when the owners'' group "abruptly ended the session, dismissing a union proposal as economically perilous," according to Murray Chass o
Bud Selig''s official appointment as MLB''s full-time commissioner is "an opportunity to start the long-awaited revamping of the commissioner''s office," according to David Rawnsley of BASEBALL AMERIC
The NBPA said yesterday that "nearly 100 of the 120 WNBA players have agreed to have the union represent them in labor negotiations with the league," according to Mark Asher of the WASHINGTON POST. Th
A recent tracking study by NY-based Hall & Partners evaluated the impact of the NTRA''s new national ad campaign featuring the tag "Go Baby Go" and found that overall awareness for thoroughbred racing
Despite falling ratings, ABC and ESPN "have mounted a combined" $600M bid for five years of broadcast and cable rights to the NHL beginning in ''99, according to Richard Sandomir of the N.Y. TIMES, wh
The PGA of America "has bowed to the weight of public opinion and agreed to refund the controversial $5 application fee for the random drawing for tickets" to the Ryder Cup, which will be played in Br
A possible economic recession and its impact on NASCAR and its teams, "which rely almost exclusively on corporate sugar daddies for their funding," is examined by USA TODAY''s Skip Wood. The average y
The Bonham Group President Dean Bonham, on Disney''s NHL bid: "What''s happening is that [Disney Chair] Michael Eisner is picking his spots carefully. I don''t think Disney has to be overly concerned
For the first time in 45 days, NBA owners and players "will hold formal talks aimed at ending the lockout," but it "remains to be seen if today''s meeting will produce progress or more posturing," acc
Owners of the fledgling Collegiate Professional Basketball League are trying to sell naming rights to the league''s teams to "drum up corporate support," according to John Lombardo of the SPORTSBUSINE