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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 28 / 14

Media reporter  Joe Flint : "Very excited to be re-joining the WSJ on the media beat and very grateful to the LA Times for five great years." Cleveland Plain Dealer's Mary Kay Cabot : "For Johny Manziel's final team period today, the Beastie Boys' 'Fight for your right to party' blared...

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07/17/95
BASEBALL-BASHING TAKES A HIT

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07/17/95
WIN OVER ARGENTINA SEEN AS MAJOR BOOST FOR U.S. SOCCER

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07/14/95
NBPA ENGAGING IN "WAR OF WORDS"

The memo sent by the NBPA to its members on Wednesday "seeks to convince players that decertifying the union would not, as some agents contend, force the NBA to lift its lockout, but instead would imp

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07/12/95
BASEBALL'S ALL-STAR GAME: TURNING POINT OR DIVERSION?

In the 6:30pm EDT edition of "SportsCenter," ESPN''s Charley Steiner said the All-Star Game "is almost like opening night for a new Broadway show. Baseball''s salvation show opens its tent for all of

Tags: ABC, Anheuser Busch, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, NBA, Time Warner, Walt Disney

07/12/95
DEFORD EXAMINES THE "TROUBLE" ON THE WOMEN'S TENNIS TOUR

In the current issue of VANITY FAIR, Frank Deford examines the state of women''s tennis with the header: "Why have so many professional women tennis players become unstrung? ... The system itself may

Tags: IMG, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Sports Illustrated, Time Warner

07/12/95
NEW GROUP OF NBA PLAYERS SUES TO STOP LOCKOUT

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07/11/95
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07/11/95
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No one player, manager or owner got the same amount of attention as Hideo Nomo on All-Star Monday. In Milwaukee, Dale Hofmann writes, "You get an idea of the health of the national pastime when its mo

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07/11/95
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