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02/28/96
SALARY CAP DISPUTE A THREAT TO LABOR HARMONY?

The NFL confirmed that it will appeal the decision of U.S. District Court Judge David Doty that raised the league''s salary cap by $2M to $40.753M. The league claims Doty "is adhering to the letter of

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL, Washington Redskins

02/28/96
THE BOSS GIVES HIS VIEWS ON THE STATE OF THE GAME

Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner joined Lou Dobbs on "Moneyline" to discuss the state of the game. OVERVIEW: "Well, for the last two years, baseball has gone through a very difficult time, but I thin

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Leagues and Governing Bodies, New York Yankees, Time Warner, YankeeNets

02/28/96
LEAGUE NOTES

Paul Johnson, a former middleweight, Roy Foreman, brother of George, and Irv Abramson, a former official with the New York State Athletic Commission, are on a campaign to unionize boxers. The Boxing O

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

02/28/96
OTHER BASEBALL NEWS & NOTES: BELLE IN STORM OF UNCERTAINTY

The Commissioner''s office denied a report in yesterday''s Cleveland PLAIN DEALER that Indians OF Albert Belle would be fined $50,000 for his obscenity-filled tirade at NBC''s Hannah Storm during last

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Cleveland Indians, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, NBC, Seattle Storm, Time Warner

02/27/96
DIXON TAKES FAN-OWNERSHIP FOOTBALL LEAGUE IDEA ON ROAD

David Dixon, one of the founders of the USFL who is now promoting a new professional football league, took his idea to Chicago in search of initial investors. Dixon''s 12-team FanOwnership Football Le

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

02/27/96
CAUTIOUS OPTIMISM SWEEPS SPRING TRAINING CAMPS

AL President Gene Budig began a tour of spring training camps at the Orioles'' site in Ft. Lauderdale and predicted the league''s 14 teams would see a 5-7% increase in season ticket sales over the str

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Atlanta Braves, Baltimore Orioles, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, Time Warner

02/27/96
JUDGE DOTY KEEPS NFL SALARY CAP AT HIGHER LEVEL

U.S. District Court Judge David Doty of Minneapolis issued a preliminary injunction yesterday that keeps the NFL''s salary cap at $40.75M, reaffirming his order of February 15 that the level be raised

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

02/26/96
NFL'S AUSTRIAN FLOATS POSSIBLE RETURN TO CLEVELAND IN '98

NFL President Neil Austrian told a group of Northeast OH business leaders that a new Browns team could play in a temporary home in Columbus as soon as ''98, according to the Akron BEACON JOURNAL. Aust

Tags: Cleveland Browns, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

02/26/96
LEAGUE NOTES

The Official Playing Rules Committee of MLB and the MLBPA approved the redefinition of the bottom of the strike zone. The new strike zone goes in effect for spring training games (MLB)....In preparati

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, PGA Tour

02/26/96
NAPBL'S CONGRESSIONAL DAY '96: BETTER GET ALL-PORK HOT DOGS

About 75 owners and execs from the NAPBL -- which represents 15 of baseball''s minor leagues -- will be in DC on Tuesday for "Congressional Day, 1996," a series of meetings with Senators and Congressm

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Ottawa Senators

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