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Sources: Roger Goodell Ordered To Testify In Ray Rice Hearing

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 23 / 14

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell "has been ordered to testify" in Ray Rice 's appeal hearing, according to sources. Sources said that case arbitrator  Barbara Jones "has decided to have Goodell testify as a witness." NFL lawyers "have been resistant to having Goodell testify in the heari...

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11/17/95
LEAGUE NOTES

The "hottest topic" at the WTA Tour Championships in New York has been a rumored boycott of the Australian Open by Tour players after the tournament decided to offer unequal prize money to men and wom

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, New York Yankees, Sports Illustrated, YankeeNets

11/16/95
LABOR TALKS OPENING DAY: LEVINE THROWS OUT FIRST PROPOSAL

For the first time since late March, MLB''s owners made a new collective bargaining proposal to the MLBPA, according to this morning''s ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. Randy Levine, the owners'' new chief labor

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Cleveland Browns, Houston Astros, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB

11/16/95
LEAGUE NOTES: CHILL WINDS BLOWING OVER THE CFL

CFL Commissioner Larry Smith said the league will deal with the possibility of losing one or all of its U.S. franchises at a Governors meeting next month in Toronto (CP/ HAMILTON SPECTATOR, 11/16). In

Tags: CFL, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLS, NBA, NHL

11/16/95
NFL NEWS & NOTES: ST. LOUIS MONEY NOT FORTHCOMING

St. Louis officials have asked for, and received, a postponement of a $20M payment due the league from the St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission (CVC) for the relocation of the Rams. St. Louis

Tags: CBS, Dallas Cowboys, Detroit Lions, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL, Nike, Oakland Raiders, St. Louis Rams, Viacom

11/16/95
NBA AND REFS REPORTEDLY INCH CLOSER TO A DEAL

Three regular NBA refs worked the Raptors-Rockets game at SkyDome last night, the result of a ruling by Ontario''s Labour Relations Board disallowing the use of replacement refs in the province. But,

Tags: Houston Rockets, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, NBA, NHL, Toronto Raptors

11/15/95
STERN PREVIEWS TODAY'S NEGOTIATING SESSION WITH REFS

NBA Commissioner David Stern was interviewed during halftime of last night''s TNT''s Bulls-Magic game. Stern on the resumption of negotiations with the locked-out referees today: "If my presence is ne

Tags: Chicago Bulls, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, NBC, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, TBS/TNT, Time Warner

11/15/95
NFL NEWS & NOTES: WHITE THREATENS ACTION AGAINST LEAGUE

Cleveland Mayor Michael White left open the possibility of court action should the NFL allow the move of the Browns. White: "If I were the commissioner of the NFL I would be concerned about potential

Tags: Cleveland Browns, Dallas Cowboys, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL, St. Louis Rams

11/15/95
CHAOS FOOTBALL LEAGUE: CFL HAVE A BORDER WAR IN THE WORKS?

The owners of the five U.S. franchises in the CFL discussed seceding and forming their own league during a conference call last week, according to Marty York in this morning''s GLOBE & MAIL. York repo

Tags: CFL, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Toronto Raptors

11/15/95
FEDERAL SHUTDOWN DOESN'T STOP DC TALK ON SPORTS LEGISLATION

Cleveland Mayor Michael White was in Washington yesterday to meet with his state''s congressional delegation regarding possible legislative responses to the Browns'' move. In addition, White sought co

Tags: Cleveland Browns, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

11/14/95
LEAGUE NEWS: WILL LIGHTNING STRIKE FUTURE ALL-STAR GAME?

The Lightning plan to apply to host either the ''98 or ''99 NHL All-Star Game in their new arena, the Ice Palace, (TAMPA TRIBUNE, 11/10)....In New York, Robin Finn notes the about problems the WTA Tou

Tags: CFL, Champ Car World Series, IndyCar, Leagues and Governing Bodies, LPGA, NHL, Palace Sports & Entertainment, PGA Tour, Tampa Bay Lightning, USGA

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