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AFL Wrapping Up Season As Commissioner Looks To Shore Up Ownership Ranks For '16Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 28 / 15
The AFL wraps up its latest season on Saturday night with the 28th ArenaBowl, concluding its first year under Commissioner Scott Butera, who expects more teams, better TV ratings and a stronger public relations push for the '16 season. The '15 season, which had 12 teams that started play in Mar...
Deion Sanders has been fined $5,000 by the NFL for stenciling "78" in honor of teammate Leon Lett on headwear and wristbands during last Sunday''s Cowboys-Cardinals game. Lett was suspended for one-ye
Several Atlanta execs are "heading up" the development of the soccer Hall of Champions, scheduled to open in April ''98 next to Disneyland Paris, according to Maria Saporta in the ATLANTA CONSTITUTION
The rebuilding of baseball''s image was examined on an ESPN cover story called "The Payoff Pitch." ESPN''s Peter Gammons noted with the CBA done, MLB Enterprises CEO Greg Murphy "can now begin the tas
Former NBA player Craig Hodges, who is suing the NBA for $40M, alleging "an unlawful boycott," is featured in the N.Y. DAILY NEWS. He claims he was "blackballed" by the league for his "Afrocentrism."
USA Hockey is "expected to announce today" the acquisition of the National InLine Hockey Association, according to Mike Spence of the Colorado Springs GAZETTE TELEGRAPH. The deal "would more than doub
The efforts of Turner Sports President Harvey Schiller to land an NHL franchise are profiled by Henry Unger in the ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. Schiller will make a presentation to league officials next mont
Lawyers are taking depositions from various NFL owners to prepare for the relocation-fee lawsuit stemming from the Rams move to St. Louis, according to Vito Stellino of the Baltimore SUN. The case is
In the wake of Canadian Health Minister David Dingwall''s proposed tobacco restrictions last week, race promoters told a parliamentary committee yesterday the legislation would prohibit tobacco compan
In Boston, Kevin Paul Dupont writes on NHL expansion: "The talent base just isn''t there to support the growth spurt. That''s the truth the NHL should take to the bank, rather than the $60 million or
MLBPA Exec Dir Donald Fehr and management negotiator Randy Levine signed a 12-page memo of agreement on MLB''s new labor agreement (USA TODAY, 12/10). HOLIDAY SHOPING: From the MLB''s winter meetings,