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Who stands above all others in the sports business world? Submit your entry for the '15 SPORTS BUSINESS AWARDS by Friday, January 9 . We’re looking for the best in 15 categories, including: Sports Media Sports Television Digital Sports Media To see the full list of categorie...

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10/16/95
REVIEWS ARE IN FOR THE REPLACEMENTS; REFS WORK FIRST GAMES

Locked-out NBA referees picketed the L.A. Sports Arena on Sunday night before the Clippers-Kings game. The league has been using replacement refs during early exhibition games (SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS,

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Los Angeles Clippers, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, NBA, Philadelphia 76ers, Toronto Raptors

10/13/95
RETURN OF THE JEDI -- JONES STRIKES BACK AT NFL EMPIRE

Jerry Jones struck back at the NFL''s declaration that the Cowboys violated the NFL''s salary cap with Deion Sanders'' contract, claiming that the league responded "maliciously, carrying their marketi

Tags: Atlanta Falcons, Dallas Cowboys, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, News Corp./Fox, NFL, St. Louis Rams, TBS/TNT, Walt Disney

10/13/95
NBA AND REFEREES MEET AS REPLACEMENTS HIT THE HARDWOOD

The NBA met with representatives of its locked-out referees association for more than three hours yesterday, but "little progress was made" toward reaching a new CBA. Jeffrey Miskin, the NBA''s Senior

Tags: Houston Rockets, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, San Antonio Spurs, Sports Illustrated, Time Warner

10/12/95
COREL BECOMES WORLDWIDE SPONSOR OF WTA TOUR

The WTA Tour announced yesterday that Corel Corp., the Ottawa-based developer of PC graphics and multimedia software, has been signed to a multiyear, multimillion dollar sponsorship deal. Under the ag

Tags: Cablevision, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Madison Square Garden, Microsoft, News Corp./Fox

10/12/95
BASEBALL FACES ANOTHER SEA OF RED IN CINCINNATI

The announced paid attendance for Game 2 of the NLCS in Cincinnati last night was 44,624, which is 8,328 short of a sellout. Reds Owner Marge Schott called the situation "disappointing" and said that

Tags: ABC, Cincinnati Reds, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Seattle Mariners, Walt Disney

10/12/95
FOOTBALL NOTES: NFL TO PUT SANDERS DEAL UNDER THE SCOPE

While giving Deion Sanders permission to play with the Cowboys, the NFL also declared his contract with the team is a "circumvention of the salary cap," according to today''s DALLAS MORNING NEWS. The

Tags: Dallas Cowboys, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

10/12/95
LEAGUE NOTES

With the addition of the Canadian expansion teams, the NBA will expand the number of teams in the annual draft lottery to 13 (HOUSTON CHRONICLE, 10/12)....The beginning of the NHL season brings with i

Tags: CFL, Comcast-Spectacor, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, NHL, NPSL, Philadelphia 76ers, Philadelphia Flyers

10/10/95
NBA PLAYERS' UNION LOOK TO PUT ITSELF BACK TOGETHER

After being on the opposite sides of the NBA''s labor dispute, NBPA VP Charles Smith and decertification leader Patrick Ewing talked out their differences before starting another season as Knicks team

Tags: Cablevision, CBS, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, New York Knicks, Viacom

10/10/95
POLL FINDS EXTRA ROUND OF PLAYOFFS BOOSTING BASEBALL

"Baseball''s image is on the mend," according to a CNN/ USA TODAY/GALLUP poll conducted during the divisional playoffs last week (October 5-7). Fans were asked to compare their present interest in the

Tags: ABC, Indiana Fever, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, Time Warner, Walt Disney

10/10/95
NFL SIGNS WITH NIKE; DOESN'T DETER JONES FROM COUNTERSUIT

The NFL has signed Nike to a five-year licensing deal estimated at $200M, only one month after the league took aim at Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones'' signing of Nike as sponsor of Texas Stadium. According

Tags: American Express, Buffalo Bills, Dallas Cowboys, Denver Broncos, Jacksonville Jaguars, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBC, New England Patriots, NFL, Nike, Oakland Raiders, PepsiCo, San Francisco 49ers, TBS/TNT, Visa, Wilson Sporting Goods

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