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IndyCar Releases '17 Schedule, Highlighted By Return To Gateway Motorsports Park

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 26 / 16

The Verizon IndyCar Series on Thursday released its '17 schedule, and it can be argued that they "will have the most year-over-year schedule stability and continuity it's had in more than a decade," according to Curt Cavin of the INDIANAPOLIS STAR. The 17-race schedule "includes all of this year's v...

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12/05/97
LEAGUE NOTES

In Toronto, David Shoalts writes on the NHL Board of Governors meetings, noting that "nothing symbolizes the changed nature" of the NHL "like the loss of the croquet tournament" which was first organi

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12/05/97
NBA SUSPENDS SPREWELL; UNION SET TO FIGHT ON PLAYER'S BEHALF

The NBA suspended Latrell Sprewell without pay for one year, effective immediately. In a statement, NBA Commissioner David Stern said, "Latrell Sprewell assaulted coach P.J. Carlesimo twice at Monday'

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12/05/97
WORLD CLASSIC BOWL: SOUNDS LIKE A BURGER, BUT COULD BE ON FOX

The NFL "has quietly lined up unprecedented" TV coverage for the first World Classic Bowl, pitting the CFL and World League champions against each other next July, according to Marty York of the GLOBE

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12/05/97
NBA SUSPENSION EARNS NATIONAL ATTENTION AS OPINIONS VARY

The suspension of Latrell Sprewell "provoked an outpouring of reacting, including an angry response from the mayors of San Francisco and Oakland," according to Marinucci & Steele in a front-page story

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12/04/97
HOUSTON LOOKS TO REJOIN NFL; WATSON & MCNAIR FORM NFL BIZ

IHL Aeros President Steve Patterson announced that he will leave the club to head up the efforts of Houston business exec Bob McNair and Aeros Owner Chuck Watson to bring an NFL team to Houston. McNai

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12/04/97
LEAGUE NOTES

NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue says the NFL "will fight bids by any second-year college players to enter the ''98 draft." Tagliabue: "We think our rules (limiting signings to players with at least th

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12/03/97
LEAGUE NOTES

AUTOWEEK notes NASCAR President Bill France Jr.''s recent heart problems in Japan under the header, "Questions Of Succession Were Secondary To Concerns For Bill France." Commenting on a possible succe

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12/01/97
NFL SENDS ITS LEGAL BILLS TO ST. LOUIS COMMISSION

The NFL has asked the St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission (CVC) to pay $527,474 as the league''s cost of defending itself against the CVC''s antitrust suit, according to Tim Bryant of the ST.

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12/01/97
LEAGUE NOTES

In the dispute on the WTA Tour''s player association board, a N.Y. Supreme Court judge has "issued a temporary restraining order," leaving the dismissal of former WTAPA Exec Dir Sara Fornaciari "intac

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