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Bud Selig Expresses Support For New Replay System; Addresses Growing Diversity In MLB

04 / 16 / 14

MLB Commissioner Bud Selig and several club owners yesterday expressed support for the league's newly expanded instant replay system despite numerous high-profile issues in recent days and open questioning by some managers, including the Red Sox' John Farrell. Speaking at the MLB Diversity Business ...

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04/20/95
NHL AND ITS PLAYERS UNION IRON OUT "TRANSITION RULES"

As part of an examination of the labor situations in the major sports leagues, the CHICAGO SUN-TIMES'' Brian Hanley offers an update on the ongoing meetings between representatives of the NHL and NHLP

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04/20/95
WILL REGULAR UMPS BE THERE TO CALL "PLAY BALL"?

Robert Kheel, the lead management negotiator in labor talks with locked out umpires, said "he expects the two sides to inch closer toward a deal within the next day or so," according to today''s WASHI

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04/19/95
GRANTHAM RESIGNATION CONTINUES TO RAISE QUESTIONS

NBA players "were portrayed yesterday as being outraged that they have not been informed of the reasons behind the abrupt resignation" of NBPA Exec Dir Charles Grantham, writes Murray Chass of the N.Y

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04/19/95
BASEBALL NO CLOSER TO DEAL WITH UMPS

Robert Kheel, lead negotiator for MLB in its labor dispute with locked out umpires, said there must be a settlement within "the next couple days" for the umpires to be ready for Opening Day. The MLBUA

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04/18/95
UMPIRES COME FORWARD WITH NEW OFFER; LEAGUES NOT IMPRESSED

The MLBUA lowered their salary demands yesterday, but their new proposal was not enough for the AL and NL to consider ending their lockout of the umpires, according to Murray Chass in today''s N.Y. TI

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04/18/95
GRANTHAM OUT AS NBA UNION HEAD IN MIDST OF NEGOTIATIONS

Late Friday afternoon, the NBPA and Charles Grantham released a joint statement announcing Grantham''s resignation as NBPA Exec Dir. The release cited "irreconcilable differences concerning matters of

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04/18/95
CFL SUSPENDS POSSE FOR SECOND TIME, ENDURES HEAVY CRITICISM

While there were reports over the weekend that CFL Commissioner Larry Smith was engaged in last-ditch talks to save the Las Vegas Posse, it appears that the league is ready to go ahead with a "dispers

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04/18/95
HARD-LINE OWNERS PUSH FOR BALLOW TO STEP FORWARD

While Acting MLB Commissioner Bud Selig continues to insist that Chuck O''Connor has not been removed as general counsel of the Player Relations Committee, he "acknowledges that his daily legal briefi

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04/14/95
BASEBALL BACK IN BUSINESS: "LITTLE PROGRESS" ON UMPS DEAL

The MLBUA received their first proposal from management since the American and National Leagues locked out the umpires on January 1. Both sides refused to disclose details. Management negotiator Rober

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04/13/95
TALKS WITH UMPS TODAY; TALKS WITH PLAYERS STILL UP IN AIR

Representatives of MLB and baseball''s locked out umpires are scheduled to return to the bargaining table today, with union officials acknowledging that they will set up informational pickets at selec

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