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Friday Boxing announcer  Michael Buffer  will ring the NASDAQ Closing Bell to celebrate Saturday’s Gennady Golovkin - Daniel Geale championship bout at MSG. Late WGN Cubs and White Sox TV and radio announcer Jack Brickhouse will be honored during the afternoon Cardin...

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06/09/95
JERRY SOLOMON HEADS TO AVP TO TROUBLE-SHOOT OLYMPIC ISSUE

Jerry Solomon has been named as new Exec Dir of the AVP. Solomon, formerly President & COO of ProServ and currently President of P.S. StarGames, a joint venture between himself and ProServ, will help

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

06/08/95
SELES' RETURN SEEN AS GOOD FOR THE GAME OF TENNIS

The return of Monica Seles to tennis is welcome news for the game of tennis, according to Bud Collins of the BOSTON GLOBE. Collins notes that Seles'' return, a "staged-for-CBS" scrimmage against Marti

Tags: Anheuser Busch, CBS, Leagues and Governing Bodies, USTA, Viacom

06/08/95
ARE WE HAVING FUN YET? SELIG'S INTERIM TERM HITS DAY 1000

Today will be the 1000th day since Acting Commissioner Bud Selig was chosen to replace Fay Vincent, writes Jerome Holtzman of the CHICAGO TRIBUNE. Selig, in Minneapolis for the MLB owners quarterly me

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Boston Red Sox, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, NBA, NHL, Walt Disney

06/08/95
AHL NOTES: EXPANSION TO GREENSBORO; AMERKS SOLD

The AHL awarded an expansion franchise to Greensboro, NC, yesterday. The team will play at the 21,000-seat Greensboro Coliseum and be affiliated with the Panthers (AHL)....The Sabres sold the Rocheste

Tags: AHL, Buffalo Sabres, Leagues and Governing Bodies

06/07/95
MLS ANNOUNCEMENT IS OFFICIAL; EXPANSION MAY OCCUR IN '97

More details about Major League Soccer''s inaugural campaign surfaced at yesterday''s news conference, including the possibility of expansion as soon as ''97. MLS Chair Alan Rothenberg said that Chica

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLS

06/07/95
AL PRESIDENT BUDIG WANTS NEW BALLPARKS FOR EVERYONE

AL President Gene Budig cites the success of new ballparks in Baltimore, Cleveland and Arlington and pictures similar types of parks "blossoming" in Boston, Detroit, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Seattle an

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Boston Red Sox, Detroit Tigers, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, New York Yankees, Time Warner, YankeeNets

06/07/95
LPGA NAMES JIM RITTS AS COMMISSIONER

Jim Ritts has been selected as LPGA Commissioner-designate by their Board of Directors. Ritts will begin working with the LPGA immediately and officially succeed current Commissioner Charles Mechem on

Tags: ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, LPGA, Nike, PGA Tour, Walt Disney

06/06/95
BASEBALL MEETINGS OPEN TODAY IN MINNEAPOLIS

MLB''s unresolved labor dispute and the game''s "sagging attendance" top the list of subjects to be discussed when MLB owners hold their quarterly meetings today, tomorrow and Thursday in Minneapolis.

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Arizona Diamondbacks, Atlanta Braves, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, NBA, Phoenix Suns, Tampa Bay Rays, Time Warner

06/06/95
ESPN LOOKS AT THE HURDLES IN FRONT OF TRACK AND FIELD

ESPN''s "Cover Story" last night examined the current challenges facing the sport of track and field. ESPN''s Steve Cyphers reported that in their ''94 annual report, USA Track & Field President Larry

Tags: ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Walt Disney

06/06/95
CFL PUTS LABOR TALKS ON HOLD FOR A YEAR

The CFL and its players will announce that they have put their labor discussion on hold for a year, according to the Vancouver PROVINCE. CFL teams will operate under the terms of the old CBA for the '

Tags: ABC, CBS, CFL, Houston Texans, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBC, News Corp./Fox, NFL, NHL, TBS/TNT, Viacom, Walt Disney

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