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Despite Smokeless Tobacco Bans In Some MLB Ballparks, Use Still Persists In ClubhousesPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 24 / 17
Laws against the use of smokeless tobacco now extend to 12 MLB ballparks, but there is "no evidence that municipalities are trying to closely monitor tobacco use inside clubhouses or that they are attempting to fine players for violating any of the recent legislation," according to Seth Berkman of t...
MLS: In Portland, Abby Haight reported that MLS COO Mark Abbott, "the point man for league expansion," toured Civic Stadium, had lunch with business leaders and met with Mayor Vera Katz "in what proba
"Revealing progress for the first time" since the NBA lockout began three weeks ago, Commissioner David Stern and NBPA Exec Dir Billy Hunter "met yesterday morning and decided to resume bargaining," a
Former AFL Commissioner Jim Drucker will be in Kansas City today to discuss the possibility of bringing a franchise to that city for the ''99 season. In K.C., Jeremy Crabtree writes, "Despite Drucker'
While televised WNBA games "are hard to miss," the ABL "remains stuck in the jumble of cable television, its hard- to-find games seen by only a fraction of those who watch WNBA games," according to Ea
The NFL "said it ordered" Reggie White to "remove his picture" from a national advertising campaign which features White in his Packers uniform and promotes "the viewpoint that homosexuality is sinful
While the NBA and USA Basketball "have decided to prevent" the World Championships from being shown on U.S. TV "because NBA players will not be participating," the NBA is "willing to consider giving"
Arena Football coming to New England "remains a possibility" for the ''99-2000 season, as Patriots VP Jonathan Kraft met with AFL Commissioner David Baker "a couple of weeks ago to discuss the possibi
Former Rangers coach Colin Campbell was named NHL Senior VP/Dir of Hockey Operations, replacing Brian Burke who resigned after five years to become GM of the Canucks (NHL). In N.Y., Sherry Ross report
BASKETBALL: BUSINESS WEEK profiles the publicly-traded USBL, which had a profit of $57,516, or $.02 per share, for the ''97 season. Shares currently trade between $2-3. While USBL Commissioner Daniel
Deputy NBA Commissioner Russ Granik, who is on tour with the USA Basketball team in Europe, is "painting a bleak picture" of the NBA labor situation, according to Eddie Sefko of the HOUSTON CHRONICLE.