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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...
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman was the guest on ESPN2''s "The Mike Lupica Show" yesterday. Bettman said he uses attendance, ratings, media exposure and sponsorships and licensing to measure the health
CBA Commissioner Steve Patterson is "stepping down under pressure," according to Lombardo & Gotthelf of the SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL. CBA Deputy Commissioner Gary Hunter will "take over as interim commi
The NBA "steamrolled toward a July 1 lockout after talks between the league and the players association broke off Monday," according to USA TODAY''s Greg Boeck. NBA Deputy Commissioner Russ Granik cal
USA TODAY lists individual players salaries for each AFC team and its computerized analysis of NFL salary data shows that 333 players earned $1M or more on a league-wide payout in salaries and prorate
Astros Owner Drayton McLane Jr., "one of the chief supporters of the movement" to get MLB Acting Commissioner Bud Selig to accept the job on a permanent basis, said he''d like to see an official annou
FOX AND NHL QUESTION TIMES'' COVERAGE: In Sunday''s N.Y. TIMES, Fox and NHL officials wrote letters to the editor in response to recent columns on the state of the league. Fox VP/Media Relations Lou D
NBPA Exec Dir Billy Hunter is quoted by Stephen Smith of the PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER as saying, "In all likelihood, there will be a lockout -- unless a miracle takes place, which it probably won''t. We'
CA-based Trident Media Group''s TransGlobal Entertainment has signed some of the top women''s pro volleyball players to exclusive multi-year deals with the intent to host its own events and to license
MLB Acting Commissioner Bud Selig issued a statement yesterday afternoon in response to Murray Chass''s report in the N.Y. Times that Selig was about to be named permanent MLB Commissioner. Selig: "Th
A lockout of NBA players "appears imminent even though the two sides have discussed a moratorium," according to David Moore of the DALLAS MORNING NEWS. While the union has suggested a "no-strike, no-l