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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 05 / 15

15 – Number of clubs that have scheduled MLB Ambassador for Inclusion Billy Bean for a visit during ’15 Spring Training ( “OTL Extra, ESPN3, 3/5 ).

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04/24/96
VALDISERRI LEAVES CBA TO JOIN CHICAGO SPORTS MARKETING FIRM

The CBA announced yesterday that Commissioner Tom Valdiserri will resign effective May 22. Valdiserri, the CBA''s CEO since September ''94, has accepted a position as VP/Exec Dir of Sports Partners, I

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04/24/96
AMERICAN LEAGUE TO INVESTIGATE LATEST ALBERT BELLE INCIDENT

AL President Gene Budig yesterday announced that the league will investigate the events of April 6 at Jacobs Filed when SI photographer Tony Tomsic was hit by a ball allegedly thrown by Indians OF Alb

Tags: Cleveland Indians, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, Seattle Storm, Sports Illustrated, Walt Disney

04/23/96
NFL DRAFT WRAP-UP: WHO REPRESENTS THE TOP PICKS?

Today, THE DAILY presents an exclusive look at the agents representing the NFL''s first round draft picks. Tomorrow: The second round (THE DAILY). NO. PLAYER/POSITION AGENT/FIRM 1. Keyshawn Johnson/WR

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04/23/96
NBA PLAYERS AND REFS: DISCORD ON THE EVE OF THE PLAYOFFS

The harmony that existed when the NBA players were pleading for the return of the NBA officials has dissolved throughout the season, to the point where the players and refs are now "warring factions"

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, Brooklyn Nets, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, YankeeNets

04/23/96
LEAGUE NOTES

The NFL Draft could be moved to early March as soon as ''98, according to Gordon Forbes of USA TODAY. The move would "be part of a plan to overhaul the draft process and end a growing problem of bicke

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04/22/96
TAGLIABUE GIVES DRAFT-WEEKEND ASSESSMENT ON ESPN

NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue was the subject of ESPN''s "Sunday Conversation." Tagliabue said the league is "turning the corner" on franchise free agency. Noting Tamopa and Seattle: "I think we sta

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04/22/96
STERN SAYS NO MORE HAVOC; MEDIA QUESTIONS NBA ACTION

Speaking at a luncheon in Phoenix on Friday, NBA Commissioner David Stern said the league is prepared to "take away games, seasons and careers from players who cause havoc on the court to other player

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

04/22/96
MLS ATTENDANCE REMAINS STRONG OVER SECOND WEEKEND

Attendance for the MLS'' second full weekend: On Saturday -- Giants Stadium 46,826; RFK Stadium 35,032; Ohio Stadium 24,324. Sunday -- Mile High Stadium 21,711; SJU''s Spartan Stadium 17,580 (Mult, 4/

Tags: AEG, DC United, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLS

04/19/96
TONY GEORGE PROMISES FULL FIELD AT INDY; THE LOSS OF NASCAR?

Indianapolis Motor Speedway President Tony George said there will be a full field at next month''s Indy 500. George says he doesn''t have "any concerns" about filling the race card. George: "Putting t

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04/19/96
LEAGUE NOTES

The Wimbledon Men''s Champion will earn $593,000 in ''96, an increase of $41,000 from ''95. The Women''s winner will receive $533,000, an increase of $38,000 ("Sports View," CNBC, 4/18). The Lipton Ch

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