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Despite Smokeless Tobacco Bans In Some MLB Ballparks, Use Still Persists In ClubhousesPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 24 / 17
Laws against the use of smokeless tobacco now extend to 12 MLB ballparks, but there is "no evidence that municipalities are trying to closely monitor tobacco use inside clubhouses or that they are attempting to fine players for violating any of the recent legislation," according to Seth Berkman of t...
The ATP Tour announced a series of format changes yesterday and a new four-year agreement with ISL and Octagon to develop, package and sell the Tour''s TV, sponsorship and World Championship right, as
CBS President Mel Karmazin and Fox Sports President Chase Carey "have been involved" in talks with NBA player agents looking into televising exhibition games during the league''s lockout or even launc
Pete Sampras said yesterday at Wimbledon that tennis'' governing bodies "could do a lot better job" marketing the sport and its players, according to Bruce Jenkins of the S.F. CHRONICLE. Sampras: "Nik
CBS and Fox "already have had contact" with NBA player agents about the "possibility of forming a rival league or at least televising all-star games to generate revenue for NBA players whose income ha
A move to decertify the NBPA is "under way," according to "insiders" cited by Eddie Sefko of the HOUSTON CHRONICLE. Such a move "would be the first step toward playing basketball again because it will
NBA Commissioner David Stern "remains a power, perhaps the last powerful commissioner," according to Mark Heisler of the L.A. TIMES, who writes that a lockout "will be a test for him." Heisler: "Sourc
MLB management sources "confirmed Monday that a special executive session has been called for July 9 in Chicago during which Bud Selig" will be named MLB commissioner "on a permanent basis," according
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The NBA''s "nuclear summer has begun" as Commissioner David Stern announced yesterday the league will lock out its players beginning midnight Tuesday, according to David Moore of the DALLAS MORNING NE
BOYS ON THE SIDE: In Toronto, Tom Tebbutt reported that the ATP will announce this week "it is dropping its plan to have more combined men''s and women''s top-level tour events" (GLOBE & MAIL, 6/29).
NASCAR President Bill France, Jr. was interviewed by Tom Groeschen of the CINCINNATI ENQUIRER. France, on which U.S. markets remain open for NASCAR: "The Northwest is an area we''re really not in, as