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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...
NBPA Exec Dir Billy Hunter dismissed a report by Jeffrey Denberg that appeared in the Atlanta Constitution and on ESPN SportsZone, which quoted an unnamed player saying that the Bird exception could b
Disney has "offered to pay" the NHL "about" $400M for five-year exclusive broadcast rights on ABC and ESPN, "roughly double the combined annual rate now paid" by ESPN and Fox Sports, according to Caul
Austin, TX, is "on the verge" of hosting an LPGA Tour stop, while Frisco, TX, "may be on the verge of losing the JCPenney Skins Game," according to Brad Townsend of the DALLAS MORNING NEWS. The LPGA h
In Chicago, Ron Rapoport: "Three WNBA coaches fired in nine days? And to think there are those who said women''s basketball would never catch up to the men''s game" (CHICAGO SUN-TIMES, 8/5)....The six
Arbitrator John Feerick ruled yesterday that he has the jurisdiction to decide whether NBA owners have to pay guaranteed contracts during the lockout, according to Mark Asher of the WASHINGTON POST. F
Pep Boys IRL and New Hampshire Int''l Speedway (NHIS) officials announced yesterday that the series will not renew its contract with the NHIS, and will not return to the venue in ''99. The IRL series
Champions for Christ (CFC) national rep Dave Jamerson responded to a N.Y. Times report that the NFL had been asked to investigate the religious group because of concern players may be giving "an inord
The NBA and NBPA will meet for the first time in more than a month on Thursday and Jeffrey Denberg writes on ESPN SportsZone that "there may be a significant crack in the union''s hard-line stance ove
Kenton Edelin, the agent for ABL Blizzard G Jennifer Rizzotti, said he and Rizzotti "have talked to the ABL and the WNBA" about her next contract, according to Bruce Berlet of the HARTFORD COURANT. Ri
IS SCHILLER THE MAN WITH A PLAN? THE SPORTING NEWS'' Chris Jenkins examines the Turner/NBC proposed football league. John Hancock Mutual Life President & CEO David D''Alessandro: "If anybody can pull