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03/06/96
LEAGUE NOTES

USA Hockey announced the World Hockey Summit will be held in Boston from July 11-13. The Summit, an international symposium and expo, will also include a Career Seminar presented by Sports Careers (US

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

03/06/96
BASEBALL NOTES: DODGERS EYE GOODWILL TOUR OF ASIA

The Dodgers are "exploring" the idea of a goodwill trip to Japan and Korea in November, according to Bob Nightengale of the L.A. TIMES. Dodgers Owner Peter O''Malley: "There''s a lot of interest there

Tags: ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Los Angeles Dodgers, News Corp./Fox, Walt Disney

03/06/96
NFL MAY REPLAY OFFICIATING AS TWO NEW PROPOSALS FACE VOTE

NFL owners will consider two proposals to reintroduce instant replay in ''96 when they meet next week in Palm Beach, FL, according to Bob Glauber of NEWSDAY. The Redskins have offered two distinct pla

Tags: ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL, Walt Disney, Washington Redskins

03/05/96
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Despite injuries to Jimmy Connors and Bjorn Borg and a disappointing performance by John McEnroe, attendance for last week''s Nuveen Masters in Naples, FL, was over 30,000 during the week -- an increa

Tags: ABC, ATP, IndyCar, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLS, PBA, Walt Disney

03/05/96
INDY-CAR'S CRAIG TAKES A MOMENT FROM IRL WAR TO LOOK ABROAD

During the press conference last week to announce the new U.S. 500 sponsors, IndyCar President Andrew Craig said the circuit is interested in adding two more races outside North America "in the not to

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

03/05/96
TAGLIABUE EASES CLEVELAND COUNCIL CONCERNS ON STADIUM DEAL

The meeting yesterday between NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue and the Cleveland City Council "was highlighted by efforts at compromise instead of being a clash of opposing forces," according to this m

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

03/05/96
BASEBALL NEGOTIATORS TO MEET AGAIN THIS WEEK

MLB''s labor talks "are expected to heat up Thursday, when owners and players have two sessions in Tampa, and a third tentatively scheduled for Friday," according to Hal Bodley in this morning''s USA

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB

03/04/96
STERN REPORTEDLY COURTED AS SAVIOR BY SOME BASEBALL EXECS

NBA Commissioner David Stern was "approached" on whether he would be interested in the job of MLB Commissioner, and according to Jayson Stark of the PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, "two baseball men, who asked

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Baltimore Orioles, CBS, ESPN, Houston Astros, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, NBA, NBC, Nike, Seattle Storm, Viacom, Walt Disney

03/04/96
NBA PLAYERS CONTINUE HEAD-HUNTING FOR NEW UNION CHIEF

ESPN''s David Aldridge reported several NBA player reps were "very impressed" with CA-based attorney Billy Hunter''s pitch to be the new Exec Dir of the NBPA. Hunter comes recommended by former NBA st

Tags: Chicago Bulls, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, Walt Disney

03/04/96
HOW CLOSE WERE IRL AND INDY-CAR TO A DEAL?

The recent talks between IRL President Tony George and IndyCar team owner Roger Penske resulted in a "done deal," according to the latest issue of AUTOWEEK. But that deal was "undone" by an informal v

Tags: Champ Car World Series, IndyCar, Leagues and Governing Bodies

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