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Sources: Leiweke Wouldn't Commit To Future With MLSE, Relationship Soured

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See the listing for MLSE MLSE President & CEO TIM LEIWEKE approximately two months ago reiterated to the company's BOD that he "would only guarantee his position until June 30, 2015," and the board "wanted to end the speculation and begin the replacement process," according t...

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10/18/95
IS DEION'S DEAL HEADED TO COURT?

Cowboys VP Stephen Jones told USA TODAY he believes the dispute over Deion Sanders'' seven-year deal with Cowboys will be settled by U.S. District Judge David Doty in Minneapolis. NFLPA Counsel Richar

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10/18/95
PUMP DOWN THE JAM? NBA HEARS COMPLAINTS ON OVERBEARING PA'S

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

10/18/95
MLS DEBUTS LOGOS, NAMES TO A CYNICAL MEDIA

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Tags: ABC, AEG, Colorado Rapids, Columbus Crew, ESPN, FC Dallas, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Los Angeles Galaxy, MLS, New England Revolution, Nike, Puma, Reebok, Walt Disney, Washington Nationals

10/16/95
OTHER NFL NEWS: NFL/NFLPA TO GET JUMP START ON NEW CBA

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10/16/95
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