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12/19/95
EXTRA, EXTRA! NFL SUED AGAIN

Claiming the area was "abused" by the NFL in its quest to lure a football team, the St. Louis Convention & Visitors Commission filed an antitrust suit yesterday against the league and 24 of its teams,

Tags: Cincinnati Bengals, Jacksonville Jaguars, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL, Oakland Raiders, St. Louis Rams, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

12/18/95
NEWS & NOTES FROM CLEVELAND: TRIAL DATE SET FOR FEBRUARY 12

The city of Cleveland''s lawsuit against the Browns will go to trial on February 12, Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Judge Kenneth Callahan ruled on Friday. Arnie Rosenberg of the Akron BEACON JOURNAL no

Tags: Cincinnati Bengals, Cleveland Browns, ESPN, Indianapolis Colts, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBC, NFL, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Walt Disney

12/18/95
MEDIA BLACKOUT FOR NEXT ROUND OF MLB LABOR NEGOTIATIONS

Lead negotiators for the players and owners in MLB''s labor negotiations have agreed upon a media blackout when the talks resume in January, according to the DALLAS MORNING NEWS. Rockies Owner Jerry M

Tags: Colorado Rockies, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB

12/18/95
NHL ESTABLISHES PARAMETERS FOR REVENUE-SHARING

On Friday, the NHL Board of Governors'' committee on Revenue and Currency recommended the use of league funds to help eligible Canadian teams deal with the disparity between the U.S. and Canadian doll

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Minnesota Timberwolves, NHL

12/18/95
OTHER NFL NEWS & NOTES: AGREEMENT ON CBA EXTENSION?

On Saturday, NBC''s Will McDonough reported that sources from both the NFLPA and ownership say they "are very close to making a deal that would extend the current collective bargaining agreement by ei

Tags: Dallas Cowboys, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Minnesota Vikings, NBC, NFL, Walt Disney

12/18/95
REQUIEM FOR THE DAWG POUND? TV TALKERS LET LOOSE ON MODELL

Yesterday''s Browns-Bengals game in Cleveland Stadium, possibly the final NFL game in that city for the foreseeable future, drew nationwide coverage. A sampling of commentary: FROM ESPN''S "SPORTS REP

Tags: ABC, Cincinnati Bengals, Cleveland Browns, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Los Angeles Dodgers, NBC, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Walt Disney

12/15/95
REMEMBER THE HEMISFAIR! NBA, SAN ANTONIO REDO ALL-STAR PLAN

Jud Perkins, NBA President of Events and Attractions, characterized the league as "satisfied" with the terms of a $200,000 rebate it will receive from the city of San Antonio over a dispute over facil

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA

12/15/95
NHL GOVERNORS GRANT BETTMAN A CONTRACT EXTENSION

The NHL Board of Governors voted yesterday to extend Gary Bettman''s term as Commissioner. As part of their meetings in Palm Beach, FL, the Governors gave unanimous approval to the extension, the term

Tags: Anaheim Ducks, Anaheim Sports, Boston Bruins, Canadian Broadcasting Corp., Chicago Blackhawks, Colorado Avalanche, Dallas Stars, Edmonton Oilers, Leagues and Governing Bodies, New York Jets, News Corp./Fox, NHL, Canucks Sports and Entertainment, Pittsburgh Penguins, Southwest Sports Group, Vancouver Canucks, Walt Disney

12/15/95
NFL NEWS & NOTES: NO RESOLUTION ON BROWNS

NFL officials meeting this week on the probable loss of Cleveland discussed a number of possible resolutions to the situation, but arrived at no consensus, according to the Baltimore SUN. The meetings

Tags: Cleveland Browns, Denver Broncos, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Los Angeles Dodgers, NBC, New Orleans Saints, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Walt Disney

12/14/95
TAGLIABUE SAYS NO TO CONGRESS; THE CLEVELAND SUMMIT TO START

NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue denied a request by House Judiciary Chair Henry Hyde and OH Rep. Martin Hoke to postpone an NFL owners vote on the Browns'' proposed move to Baltimore. Tagliabue wrote,

Tags: Cleveland Browns, General Motors, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

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