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Friday Boxing announcer  Michael Buffer  will ring the NASDAQ Closing Bell to celebrate Saturday’s Gennady Golovkin - Daniel Geale championship bout at MSG. Late WGN Cubs and White Sox TV and radio announcer Jack Brickhouse will be honored during the afternoon Cardin...

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08/09/95
MLB OWNERS REPORTEDLY TO HIT CHICAGO FOR MEETINGS

MLB Owners are scheduled to meet in Monday in Chicago to discuss the stalled labor talks, according to Mark Maske of the WASHINGTON POST. Acting Commissioner Bud Selig said the meetings will bring "pe

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB

08/09/95
BEAT THE CLOCK: NBA, NBPA REACH DEAL NEAR MIDNIGHT

The NBA and NBPA announced late last night that they renegotiated the terms of their June 21 collective bargaining agreement to eliminate the proposed luxury tax. Other new provisions include: creatio

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA

08/08/95
EGER LEAVING USGA TO RE-JOIN PGA TOUR AS VP/COMPETITIONS

This fall, David Eger will leave the USGA to re-join the PGA Tour as VP of Competitions, a new position created by PGA Commissioner Tim Finchem, according to GOLF WORLD. The report indicates Eger''s m

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, PGA Tour, USGA

08/08/95
NFL ESTABLISHES PROGRAM FOR PLAYERS' FUTURE AFTER FOOTBALL

The NFL Players Program to assist players with continuing their college educations, participating in internships, taking advantage of financial seminars and seeking assistance for drug/alcohol abuse o

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

08/08/95
JORDAN SPEAKS OUT AS UNION DEADLINE APPROACHES

In an interview with Bryan Burwell of USA TODAY, Michael Jordan said: "We want to keep the game going. We know the fans don''t want to see another strike, and I want everyone to understand clearly tha

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA

08/08/95
LIKE SANDS THROUGH THE HOUR GLASS: CLOCK TICKS FOR NBPA

NBPA Exec Dir Simon Gourdine has scheduled a last-minute meeting today in New York for union officials, player representatives, and union members to discuss a return to the bargaining table -- before

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA

08/08/95
NASCAR'S BRICKYARD 400 LOOSES ABC COVERAGE, NOT MUCH ELSE

While Saturday''s Brickyard 400 was delayed more than four hours by rain, which cost NASCAR live ABC coverage, the delay did not hurt the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, according to Cathy Harasta of the

Tags: ABC, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NASCAR, NBA, PGA Tour, Walt Disney

08/04/95
NBA AND PLAYERS' UNION END TALKS WITH NO PROGRESS

"The NBA sounded its most ominous tone to date Thursday night when negotiations with the players'' union broke off and Commissioner David Stern responded by saying, ''We are resigned to the fact that

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, Phoenix Suns

08/04/95
BASEBALL'S ANTITRUST EXEMPTION TAKES A HIT

The baseball media was back to covering labor issues this morning with reaction to the Senate Judiciary Committee''s narrow vote to approve the lifting of MLB''s 73-year-old exemption from antitrust l

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Arizona Diamondbacks, Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs, Coca-Cola, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, Pittsburgh Pirates, Procter and Gamble, Time Warner, Walt Disney

08/03/95
SPONSORS DIFFER ON INDY RACING LEAGUE/INDYCAR QUESTION

As the Indy Racing League (IRL) tries to establish itself as an alternative series to IndyCar, sponsors have "differing opinions" about the advantages of "putting money into the IRL," according to AUT

Tags: IndyCar, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NASCAR

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