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The NFL's week that was -- Ray Rice, Adrian Peterson, Greg Hardy and Roger Goodell -- dominated Sunday talk shows, on the news and sports sides.

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08/03/95
NBA LOCKOUT -- DAY 34: NBPA SETS TUESDAY DEADLINE

The leadership of the NBPA said yesterday "it will voluntarily remove itself -- or legally decertify -- as the players'' collective bargaining agent if it cannot reach a labor contract with the NBA by

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

08/02/95
ITF BACKS OFF PLANS FOR RIVAL MEN'S TENNIS TOUR

The ITF announced yesterday that it has abandoned its plans for a rival men''s tennis tour, citing "negative and premature public debate" and well as "failed negotiations" with reported backer Rupert

Tags: ATP, Leagues and Governing Bodies

08/02/95
MLB REPORTEDLY READY TO HIRE PRESIDENT

MLB owners have reportedly hired "a business and marketing executive who will have the title of President of MLB," according to Murray Chass in today''s N.Y. TIMES. Sources say that that Arlen Kantari

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, NFL

08/01/95
ARENA FOOTBALL -- CATCH A GLIMPSE OF THE FUTURE

Arenaball, a sport that is "conceived, performed and marketed as an unashamed entertainment enterprise," is examined by Charles Pierce in the latest issue of GQ. Upon the sport''s inception, "Arenabal

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA

08/01/95
NLRB LOOKS TO PUT BRAKES ON ANTITRUST SUIT AGAINST NBA

The NLRB voted 5-0 yesterday "to seek a stay" of the class- action, antitrust lawsuit filed in Minneapolis federal court against the NBA by Patrick Ewing, Michael Jordan, and 14 other players, accordi

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA

08/01/95
NASCAR GETS MORE POSITIVE MEDIA; BRICKYARD LETDOWN?

NASCAR is examined in today''s WASHINGTON POST by Ken Denlinger. Subheads include "Selling the Sport," "From Martinsville to Long Pond," and "Gordon and the Future." Denlinger writes, "NASCAR is by fa

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NASCAR

08/01/95
BASEBALL'S WARRING PARTIES READY TO RESUME NEGOTIATIONS

In Minneapolis, Sid Hartman reports that there is "a chance" that the MLBPA will have a new offer to consider after today''s MLB Exec Committee meeting in Chicago (Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE, 8/1). One

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, New York Yankees, YankeeNets

07/31/95
NOT ALL FUN AND GAMES AT JOHNSON'S CHARITY EVENT

"Talk of the upcoming players union decertification vote dominated discussion" at Magic Johnson''s charity game yesterday, according to Mark Heisler of L.A. TIMES. But, "of four players polled before

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, Utah Jazz

07/31/95
BASEBALL NEWS & NOTES: NEW RULES DO CUT TIME

MLB''s new rules designed to speed-up games were implemented Friday night and cut 20 minutes off of the average time for Friday''s games. Overall, MLB games Friday lasted 2:37 on average. The seven NL

Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Sports, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, Walt Disney

07/31/95
SELES RETURNS, DEFEATS NAVRATILOVA IN ATLANTIC CITY

Monica Seles'' first match since her stabbing in Hamburg 27 months ago was greeted by commentary across the U.S. OPINION SAMPLER: In L.A. Julie Cart writes "All expect the 21-year-old to rejuvenate th

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