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South Korea's Chung Mong-Joon Launches Bid For FIFA Presidency, Takes Jab At PlatiniPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on
Former FIFA VP Chung Mong-joon on Thursday confirmed he would "formally announce his candidacy to replace" Sepp Blatter as President of the organization next week "with a swipe" at his opposition, UEFA President Michel Platini, according to Ben Rumsby of the London TELEGRAPH. Chung: "Platini is good...
The Toronto Argonaunts won the CFL Grey Cup over the Edmonton Eskimos before a sold-out 38,595 in Hamilton, Ontario. Earlier in the week, CFL Chair John Tory expressed "confidence" that the league''s
Cities bidding for an NHL expansion franchise are profiled by Kevin Allen of USA TODAY. With 11 bids, the "prevailing wisdom is that the NHL will grow" to 30 teams, from 26, by 2000. The "most likely"
As host of MLB''s winter meetings from December 4-10, the Red Sox "have worked hard to change the way the meetings will be held, especially in terms of bringing fans into the activities," according to
NEWSDAY''s Shaun Powell examined minorities in sports in a two-part piece. He notes "despite progress on other levels, when it comes to ownership, blacks are still batting zero" (NEWSDAY, 11/14). ...U
Acting MLB Commissioner Bud Selig extended the deadline for reaching a new labor agreement, announcing management will continue to make "every effort" to reach a deal, according to Tom Haudricourt of
PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem will recommend to the PGA Tour''s Policy Board that the Presidents Cup be held outside the U.S. for the ''98 event. The first two events have been held at the Robert
With Portland, OR, "out of the running" for an NHL expansion team, St. Paul, MN, "becomes a strong contender for a club," according to sources of William Houston of the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL. The leagu
With a deadline of midnight tonight for reaching a labor agreement or having the latest proposal fall apart, Acting Commissioner Bud Selig said last night that there was "nothing to report," according
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The formation of NFL International, to be headed by NFL Senior VP Don Garber, is profiled in INSIDE MEDIA. Garber is looking to increase the league''s "entertainment aspects" overseas, and hopes to ha
Although the NBA and NBPA signed a new labor deal in July, the "two sides are still slugging it out behind closed doors over the division of the NBA''s economic pie," according to Dan Wasserman of the