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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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04/24/95
UMPS READY TO WORK IN TORONTO?

A crew of locked-out MLB umpires plan to be in Toronto on Opening Day, either to work or to picket. MLBUA General Counsel Richie Phillips said he believes if the Ontario Labor Board rules that replace

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, Oakland Athletics, Toronto Blue Jays

04/24/95
BASEBALL'S BACK: THE STATE OF THE GAME PRE-OPENING DAY

NBC''s Bob Costas, on the state of the game as teams prepare to return to the field Tuesday night and Wednesaday: "What happened last year and the beginning of this year didn''t happen in isolation. I

Tags: ABC, Anheuser Busch, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Los Angeles Dodgers, MLB, NBC, New York Mets, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

04/21/95
NBA LABOR NEGOTIATIONS TO PICK UP AFTER GRANTHAM'S EXIT?

Media accounts of the reasons for the resignation of Charles Grantham as Exec Dir of the NBPA continue to vary. In the current issue of SI, Phil Taylor cites sources close to the talks between the lea

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Sports Illustrated

04/21/95
BASEBALL'S OWNERS, UMPS NO CLOSER TO SETTLEMENT

With managament and MLB''s locked out umpires "no closer to an agreement Thursday than they were five days ago," MLBUA General Counsel Richie Phillips said that both sides will "review the entire disp

Tags: Boston Red Sox, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB

04/20/95
ONE OWNER COMES OUT AGAINST THE IDEA OF COMMISSIONER SELIG

Dodgers Owner Peter O''Malley "emphasized the urgency of hiring a commissioner but said Wednesday that he won''t be among those urging that acting Commissioner Bud Selig be retained," according to tod

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Cincinnati Reds, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Los Angeles Dodgers, MLB, NBA, News Corp./Fox, NHL, Philadelphia Phillies, Walt Disney

04/20/95
NHL AND ITS PLAYERS UNION IRON OUT "TRANSITION RULES"

As part of an examination of the labor situations in the major sports leagues, the CHICAGO SUN-TIMES'' Brian Hanley offers an update on the ongoing meetings between representatives of the NHL and NHLP

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NHL

04/20/95
WILL REGULAR UMPS BE THERE TO CALL "PLAY BALL"?

Robert Kheel, the lead management negotiator in labor talks with locked out umpires, said "he expects the two sides to inch closer toward a deal within the next day or so," according to today''s WASHI

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

04/19/95
GRANTHAM RESIGNATION CONTINUES TO RAISE QUESTIONS

NBA players "were portrayed yesterday as being outraged that they have not been informed of the reasons behind the abrupt resignation" of NBPA Exec Dir Charles Grantham, writes Murray Chass of the N.Y

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, NBA

04/19/95
BASEBALL NO CLOSER TO DEAL WITH UMPS

Robert Kheel, lead negotiator for MLB in its labor dispute with locked out umpires, said there must be a settlement within "the next couple days" for the umpires to be ready for Opening Day. The MLBUA

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB

04/18/95
UMPIRES COME FORWARD WITH NEW OFFER; LEAGUES NOT IMPRESSED

The MLBUA lowered their salary demands yesterday, but their new proposal was not enough for the AL and NL to consider ending their lockout of the umpires, according to Murray Chass in today''s N.Y. TI

Tags: Cablevision, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Madison Square Garden, New York Yankees, YankeeNets

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