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Manfred Defends Pace-Of-Game Ideas, Says Extra Innings Runner Won't Come To MLBPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 02 / 17 / 17
MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred on Thursday "emphatically defended a series of pace-of-game proposals," spending most of his 30-minute press conference at the Grapefruit League media day "pushing a series of potential changes that he hopes will create more action and less dead time," according to Jayso...
Raiders Owner Al Davis said that with the NFL''s new TV deal, the expansion team "slated to move" into a new stadium in Cleveland next fall "will be the most expensive in the history of sports," accor
Media reviews were mixed, but for the most part positive, to the NHL''s All-Star Game Sunday in Vancouver, which pitted the North American All-Stars against The World All-Stars. In Vancouver, Iain Mac
NHL Governors will meet in Phoenix in early February "to discuss the possibility of revamping the long-standing format of games by using four quarters instead of the standard three periods," according
In a special report in Sunday''s N.Y. TIMES entitled "Gambling With Their Games," Murray Chass examined the relationship between pro team owners and operating casinos. Marian Ilitch, co-Owner of the R
The ABL held its second All-Star Game Saturday at Disney''s Wide World of Sports Fieldhouse before a crowd of 4,189 (SUN-SENTINEL, 1/19). During halftime of the game, ABL CEO Gary Cavalli extended an
SI''s Jackie MacMullan reports that the NBPA, having "expressed skepticism" over Commissioner David Stern''s "assertion that almost one third" of the league is losing money, "plans to randomly audit f
Anaheim Sports President Tony Tavares, "long upset about voting rules that require three-fourths approval on many important baseball issues, blasted that situation Thursday, saying it was time to prov
The NFL securing a $17.6B TV rights deal without committing a team to L.A. was examined by Randy Harvey of the L.A. TIMES. Harvey wrote that the L.A. factor "wasn''t one, even for the two networks tha
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman is profiled by Helene Elliott in the L.A. TIMES. The NHL "differs greatly from the enterprise Bettman inherited" in ''93 and the fact that Bettman "has wrought so many ch
Broncos Owner Pat Bowlen, who also chairs the NFL''s Broadcast Committee, said the "nicest part about the TV deal" was the "league did not control the process," according to Adam Schefter of the DENVE