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The NFLPA will not only appeal the NFL's 10-game suspension of Cowboys DE Greg Hardy, but is "also considering filing suit against the league," according to a source cited by Clarence Hill Jr. of the FT. WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM. At issue for the union is that the NFL "didn’t mention domestic viole...

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08/16/96
LEAGUE NOTES

By a 36-0 vote, the CA Senate sent a resolution to the state Assembly that urged MLB to provide pensions for more than 70 former players who played before pensions were instituted in ''47 (S.F. CHRONI

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08/16/96
OWNERS AND PLAYERS AGREE ON CONTRACT! IHL, NOT MLB

IHL owners and the Professional Hockey Players Association announced yesterday the signing and ratification of a new six- year CBA that runs through the 2001-2002 season. Among the "highlights," as no

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08/16/96
LET "LA PRIMERA SERIE" BEGIN: BASEBALL IN MEXICO

The Mets and Padres begin a three-game series in Monterrey, Mexico, tonight. In New York, Thomas Hill writes, "In all likelihood, the series will serve as a gauge of Mexico''s interest in Major League

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, New York Mets, San Diego Padres

08/16/96
MLB LABOR DEAL: THE MORE BUD DIALS, THE BETTER THINGS LOOK

MLB owners and players spent the third consecutive day away from the table yesterday, with MLB chief labor negotiator Randy Levine and acting MLB Commissioner Bud Selig working to round up the 21 vote

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08/15/96
SELIG HITS THE PHONES TO GET CONSENSUS ON SERVICE TIME

MLB''s owners "inched closer" to giving chief labor negotiator Randy Levine "the go-ahead to complete a deal" with the players, according to sources cited in this morning''s WASHINGTON POST. Those sou

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08/15/96
LEAGUE NOTES

RHI announced this week that the league''s 18 teams have combined to break the 1 million mark in regular-season attendance. RHI is on pace to break last year''s record of 1,133,575, set with a 24-team

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08/14/96
BASEBALL LABOR DEAL, PART II: OTHER ISSUES AND COMMENTARY

One of the provisions in the proposed agreement that "puzzles everyone" is MLBPA Exec Dir Don Fehr''s agreement to allow a flat 2.5% tax on players'' salaries. In Chicago, Dave Van Dyck reports, "Many

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08/14/96
"XPLODING" ON THE SCENE: ABL NAMES FOUNDING FRANCHISES

The American Basketball League, a new women''s pro basketball league set to begin play in mid-October, has announced its eight founding teams. The Eastern Conference will be the Atlanta Glory, Columbu

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08/14/96
BASEBALL TALKS RESUME TODAY, WITH A DEAL JUST ONE ISSUE AWAY

Whether or not players deserve credit for 75 days of service time lost during the strike "continues to be the main holdup in settling the three-year labor war," according to Dave Van Dyck of the CHICA

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Chicago White Sox, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, Walt Disney

08/14/96
ICING IN AUGUST: WORLD CUP OF HOCKEY GETS SET TO DROP PUCK

Enough tickets are being sold for the World Cup of Hockey to "keep organizers from despair," according to David Shoalts of the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL. The round-robin event begins August 26. Only one se

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