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"We won the championship. We're drinking champagne, but we have 14 guys grinding it out at a ballpark trying to watch it on their cell phones. They are the ones missing birthdays and their son's first Little League game" – Nationals President of Baseball Operations & GM Mike Rizzo , ...

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10/03/95
OLYMPIC AGREEMENT CALLED "HOCKEY'S FINEST HOUR"

The NHL''s agreement to suspend its season and allow its players to play in the ''98 Olympics in Nagano is called "one of the greatest days in the history of hockey" by Al Strachan in this morning''s

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, NHL

10/03/95
AT LEAST 12 L.A. RESIDENTS HAVEN'T BOUGHT DODGER TICKETS

The Dodgers still have 15,000 tickets available for tonight''s divisional playoff series opener against the Reds (L.A. TIMES, 10/3). But Dodger Stadium is the only place tickets remain available for t

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Cincinnati Reds, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, Time Warner, YankeeNets

10/02/95
NBA'S NEWEST LOCKOUT -- REFS REFUSE DEAL

The NBA announced Friday it will lock out its officials after they refused a no-strike, no-lockout agreement while negotiating a new collective bargaining agreement. The lockout began yesterday, as re

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA

10/02/95
DO YOU BELIEVE IN MIRACLES? NHL STARS TO SKATE IN '98 GAMES

The NHL and NHLPA announced Friday that they had reached agreement on their participation in the ''98 Winter Games in Nagano, Japan. The NHL, NHLPA and the IIHF will conduct a joint news conference th

Tags: Canadian Broadcasting Corp., CBS, IOC, Leagues and Governing Bodies, News Corp./Fox, NHL, Viacom

10/02/95
BASEBALL OWNERS LOSE ON COURT AND FACE GRIM FINANCES

In a 3-0 vote, the Second U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York ruled the MLB owners'' Player Relations Committee tried to illegally eliminate free agency, salary arbitration, and the anti-collusi

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB

09/29/95
TODAY IS D-DAY ON NHL PLAYERS PARTICIPATING IN OLYMPICS

The NHL finds out today whether their players will participate in the ''98 Nagano Games. The three parties involved in the debate, the NHL, NHLPA, and IIHF, are working on the final details. Although

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NHL

09/29/95
JONES SAYS DIFFERENCES REMAIN AFTER MEETINGS IN WASHINGTON

Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones said his meeting Wednesday in Washington with five other owners and NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue "did not resolve anything." Jones made these comments to USA TODAY editors

Tags: Dallas Cowboys, Leagues and Governing Bodies, New England Patriots, NFL, Sports Illustrated

09/28/95
NFL, PART II: WOULD CHAVEZ RAVINE SUIT NFL'S NEEDS?

In an article in the current L.A. BUSINESS JOURNAL, Tim Deady reports on the options facing L.A. in its attempt to bring the NFL back and outlines several advantages to a new stadium on land owned by

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL, Seattle Seahawks, Vulcan Ventures, Walt Disney

09/28/95
JONES MEETS WITH OWNERS IN DC-AREA; DALLAS FANS APPROVE

Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones met with a group of NFL owners and Commissioner Paul Tagliabue yesterday in the Washington area to discuss the $300M lawsuit filed against Jones by the league. In this mornin

Tags: Dallas Cowboys, Denver Broncos, Jacksonville Jaguars, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Minnesota Vikings, NFL, Pittsburgh Steelers, San Antonio Spurs, San Francisco 49ers

09/28/95
NBA MOVES ON TO ITS NEXT LABOR DISPUTE -- THE REFS

The NBA announced yesterday that they have been unable to reach agreement with their referees on a CBA and may have to hire replacements to begin the season. The referees'' labor deal two expired in J

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA

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