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11/27/95
NHL LOOKING TO START THEIR SEASON LATER?

Penguins Owner Howard Baldwin is reportedly set to propose that the NHL start their season three weeks later next year to "remove conflicts with the World Series." Baldwin could make his suggestion at

Tags: Colorado Avalanche, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NHL, Pittsburgh Penguins, Vulcan Ventures

11/27/95
CRACKS AMONG REFS ARE GETTING BIGGER; OTHERS ARE RESTLESS

"Several NBA referees are pressing their negotiating team to bring the league''s contract offer to a membership vote," according to a report in Friday''s USA TODAY. Union President Mike Mathis turned

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, TBS/TNT, Time Warner

11/27/95
IT'S MONDAY, DO YOU KNOW WHERE YOUR NFL FRANCHISE IS?

OILERS TO NASHVILLE: Nashville Mayor Phil Bredesen appeared on NBC''s "Today" this morning. Bredesen, asked by NBC''s Bryant Gumbel what the citizens of Nashville will get from their investment: "What

Tags: Cincinnati Bengals, Cleveland Browns, Edmonton Oilers, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBC, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Seattle Seahawks, Sports Illustrated, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Time Warner, Vulcan Ventures, Walt Disney

11/27/95
BASEBALL LOOKS TO CUT MINOR LEAGUE COSTS

MLB owners are discussing eliminating more than one third of their minor-league teams, according to Jerome Holtzman of the CHICAGO TRIBUNE. The plan was reportedly discussed at length during the GM me

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, New York Mets, San Diego Padres

11/22/95
NEW SOCCER LEAGUE HEADS FORWARD UNDER NEW LEADERSHIP

Major League Soccer announced the appointment of sports and entertainment marketing exec Doug Logan as the league''s Commissioner, President and CEO. Logan replaces former CEO Alan Rothenberg as overs

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLS, NBA, NPSL

11/22/95
NBA REFS WANT ANOTHER SHOT AT NEGOTIATING

The locked-out NBA referees, "who a day earlier rejected the league''s latest offer, want another negotiating session," according to a wire story picked up in today''s WASHINGTON POST. The refs disput

Tags: ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, Walt Disney

11/22/95
LEAGUE NOTES

FORBES magazine examines the dispute between CART''s IndyCar circuit ("the Twisty People") and Tony George''s new Indy Racing League ("the Oval People") (FORBES, 12/4 issue). ....The boards of the Ame

Tags: Champ Car World Series, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, NFL, PBA, PepsiCo, USGA

11/21/95
JAPAN AND SOUTH KOREA: ANYTHING BUT TWO PEAS IN A POD

Japan and South Korea are "bidding ferociously" against each other for the rights to the 2002 World Cup, according to the FINANCIAL TIMES. The competition has fed into ongoing "quarrels" over events t

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

11/21/95
WORLD TOUR STILL BEING DISCUSSED IN GOLF CIRCLES

Despite the outcry over a World Tour idea that was floated just one year ago, the "notion of increasing elite competition among the world''s best players lives on strongly," according to Jeff Rude in

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, PGA Tour

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