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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 30 / 14

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01/30/96
LEAGUE NOTES

CFL Commissioner Larry Smith is touting a poll in Montreal''s French-language paper, LA PRESSE, which shows that 68% believe the return of the CFL would be "beneficial" to the city. The Baltimore Stal

Tags: CFL, Leagues and Governing Bodies, LPGA, NPSL, USGA

01/30/96
NBA PLAYERS LEFT WITHOUT UNION LEADER AT KEY JUNCTURE

The NBPA''s firing of Exec Dir Simon Gourdine is an example of the union''s "dysfunctional" operation, according to Theresa Smith in Tacoma. Seen as "unresponsive" and "too agreeable to owners'' deman

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA

01/30/96
HELP IS ON THE WAY FOR BASEBALL'S SMALL-MARKET TEAMS

Revenue-sharing "is on its way" for MLB franchises, according to USA TODAY. If all goes as planned, reports Hal Bodley, MLB owners will hold a special meeting next month in Chicago to vote on a plan "

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Atlanta Braves, Baltimore Orioles, Cleveland Indians, Miami Marlins, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Los Angeles Dodgers, MLB, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, Time Warner, YankeeNets

01/30/96
ENOUGH OF SUN AND FUN: NFL LOOKS NORTH FOR SUPER BOWL XXXVI

NFL Dir of Special Events Jim Steeg told the Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE that the best chance for that city to host the Super Bowl again will be in 2002, when the NFL plans to return to a northern city.

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

01/30/96
DISNEY LABELS ITS INAUGURAL AUTO RACE A "SUCCESS"

Walt Disney World''s inaugural Indy 200 on Saturday "was such a success the company already is making plans to expand the event next year," according to this morning''s ORLANDO SENTINEL. Michael Waggo

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Champ Car World Series, IndyCar, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NASCAR, R J Reynolds, Walt Disney

01/29/96
BRINKLEY HOSTS A WASHINGTON-STYLE SUPER BOWL PARTY

With the Iowa caucuses just over two weeks away, ABC''s "This Week with David Brinkley" opted for the politics of pro football over presidential politics yesterday. Hosted were Baltimore Mayor Kurt Sc

Tags: ABC, Leagues and Governing Bodies, New England Patriots, NFL, Walt Disney

01/29/96
STATE OF THE NFL, PART II: UPDATES ON LOOMING ISSUES

THE BROWNS: ESPN''s Sal Paolantonio reported that NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue is negotiating with Cleveland Mayor Mike White to secure a deal before next month''s league meetings in Chicago. Paola

Tags: ABC, Cleveland Browns, Dallas Cowboys, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL, PepsiCo, Walt Disney

01/29/96
BASEBALL MOVES ON TO LINGERING REVENUE ISSUES

With an experiment in interleague play in ''97 awaiting the players'' expected approval, MLB''s owners "plan to spend the next few months trying to figure out when they will be able to put a revenue-s

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, Philadelphia Phillies

01/29/96
TAGLIABUE OFFERS FEW SPECIFICS IN STATE OF LEAGUE ADDRESS

NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue met the media assembled for Super Bowl XXX on Friday and issued his report on the state of the NFL. Tagliabue praised the quality of the product on the field. But he al

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Cleveland Browns, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

01/29/96
NBA SAID TO BE DEVELOPING IDEA OF A NEW WOMEN'S LEAGUE

There are "growing indications" that the NBA could launch a spring women''s basketball league in ''97, according to the L.A. TIMES. While league officials respond with "no comment," Earl Gustkey repor

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, Nike

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