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A new three-year posting agreement between MLB and Nippon Professional Baseball was completed yesterday when the exec committees of both leagues "ratified the deal, perhaps paving the way" for Japanese Pacific League Rakuten Eagles P Masahiro Tanaka "to finally be posted," according to David Waldste...
MLB''s Executive Council has approved the recommendation of the Operating Committee on the guidelines for the use of replacement players. The directive asks the clubs to prepare for opening spring tra
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and NHLPA Exec Dir Bob Goodenow jointly announced Friday that the players had ratified the labor agreement by a majority vote and that the season would begin January 20.
Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner, who serves on MLB''s expansion committee, indicated that "optimism about expansion was warranted": "I told you [Acting MLB Commissioner Bud] Selig had it on a fast t
Top prospect Jason Varitek, who was selected by the Mariners in last June''s amateur draft, "took a step yesterday that could lead to free agency for drafted amateur players." Varitek signed yesterday
In a telephone interview, World Golf Tour Exec Dir John Montgomery Jr. said that he is trying to schedule the Tour''s inaugural event for next November, most likely to held in Japan and televised in t
Ottawa Rough Riders President Phil Kershaw announced yesterday that he has been negotiating for "about two weeks" with an out-of-town investor to buy the team from Bruce Firestone. Kershaw who current
The NHL and its players reached agreement on the "major items among the ''transitional issues'' that are still casting a shadow on today''s contract-ratification vote by the players," according to tod
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