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NFL Players, Owners Form Committee Tasked With Advancing Social Justice Discussion

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 01 / 23 / 18

The NFL today announced the latest step in its "commitment to players’ social-justice issues, forming a committee of five players and five owners to further advance" the league's effort to "assist players in trying to make improvements in education, relations with police, and the criminal-just...

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LEAGUE NOTES

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03/16/99
NFL APPROVES REVOLUTIONARY STADIUM PLAN WITH NFLPA'S AID

NFL owners voted 29-2 yesterday to approve the "Stadium Construction Contribution Policy," where the league and its players, "for the first time in any sport, would help pay to build a new stadium," a

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03/16/99
NFL MEETINGS II: NO EXPANSION (YET); FORD MIFFED AT NFL

The NFL owners "were given an hour to vent" their opinions regarding expansion yesterday, but failed to come up with a recommendation for the site of the league''s 32nd franchise, according to T.J. Si

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03/16/99
MLS IS STILL STANDING, WITH HOUSTON ITS FOCUS ON EXPANDING

Entering its fourth season, MLS "has lasted longer than some of its detractors predicted," according to Bill Ward of the TAMPA TRIBUNE. While attendance and TV ratings aren''t "great," the play "conti

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03/15/99
NFL OWNERS HAVE A BIG WEEK AHEAD IN AZ -- SO GET YOUR REST!

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The NFL''s Finance Committee "will recommend today or tomorrow that the league lend an unspecified amount of money" to teams in the six biggest TV markets that need to build new stadiums, according to

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03/15/99
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LEAGUE NOTES

The SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL examines NBA attendance and reports that no-shows "may be costing NBA teams tens of millions of dollars this year from lost parking and concession sales" (SPORTSBUSINESS JOU

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