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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 31 / 14

NBC Sports hockey analyst Eddie Olczyk  will face off against fans in a shoot-the-puck competition at Horseshoe Casino in Indiana.

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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

04/18/95
CFL SUSPENDS POSSE FOR SECOND TIME, ENDURES HEAVY CRITICISM

While there were reports over the weekend that CFL Commissioner Larry Smith was engaged in last-ditch talks to save the Las Vegas Posse, it appears that the league is ready to go ahead with a "dispers

Tags: CFL, Leagues and Governing Bodies

04/18/95
GRANTHAM OUT AS NBA UNION HEAD IN MIDST OF NEGOTIATIONS

Late Friday afternoon, the NBPA and Charles Grantham released a joint statement announcing Grantham''s resignation as NBPA Exec Dir. The release cited "irreconcilable differences concerning matters of

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA

04/18/95
HARD-LINE OWNERS PUSH FOR BALLOW TO STEP FORWARD

While Acting MLB Commissioner Bud Selig continues to insist that Chuck O''Connor has not been removed as general counsel of the Player Relations Committee, he "acknowledges that his daily legal briefi

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB

04/14/95
BASEBALL BACK IN BUSINESS: "LITTLE PROGRESS" ON UMPS DEAL

The MLBUA received their first proposal from management since the American and National Leagues locked out the umpires on January 1. Both sides refused to disclose details. Management negotiator Rober

Tags: ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Time Warner, Walt Disney

04/13/95
TALKS WITH UMPS TODAY; TALKS WITH PLAYERS STILL UP IN AIR

Representatives of MLB and baseball''s locked out umpires are scheduled to return to the bargaining table today, with union officials acknowledging that they will set up informational pickets at selec

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Atlanta Braves, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, Time Warner, Walt Disney

04/13/95
NO MOVEMENT ON NEW BASEBALL COMMISH; NOTHING BEATS A BUD?

While the strike has ended, baseball''s labor dispute is not settled, so owners have no plans to resume their search for a new commissioner, according to acting MLB Commissioner Bud Selig. Selig: "The

Tags: Anheuser Busch, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, New York Mets, New York Yankees, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

04/12/95
AHL AWARDS NEW FRANCHISES TO BALTIMORE AND LEXINGTON

The AHL expanded by two teams yesterday, awarding new franchises to Baltimore and Lexington, KY. The Baltimore team is owned by Robert Teck and Alan Gertner of New Jersey and will play at the Baltimor

Tags: AHL, Dallas Stars, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Southwest Sports Group, Walt Disney

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