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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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03/28/95
ARENA FOOTBALL LEAGUE PROJECTS BIG GAINS

With the Arena Football League set to begin May 12, the league office reports that season ticket sales have already broken a league record. As of March 17, season ticket sales have risen 11% more than

Tags: AFL, Leagues and Governing Bodies

03/28/95
BASEBALL HELD HOSTAGE -- DAY 229: DAY-NIGHT DOUBLEHEADER

Joe Foss, the Orioles Vice Chair for Business and Finance, summed it up: "This could be the most important week in the history of baseball" (USA TODAY, 3/28). With Opening Day looming on April 2, the

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Baltimore Orioles, CBS, Colorado Rockies, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, New York Yankees, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

03/27/95
BASEBALL HELD HOSTAGE -- PART II: TALKS TO RESUME

The owners could submit a formal proposal to the players when meetings resume tonight, according to the L.A. TIMES. The key points, according to a top management official: Arbitration for players with

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Boston Red Sox, Chicago White Sox, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, Time Warner, Walt Disney

03/27/95
BOSTON COLUMNIST STANDS BY CRITIQUE OF NBA DRUG POLICY

Two days after NBA Commissioner David Stern publicly criticized the BOSTON GLOBE and columnist Will McDonough for his piece on the NBA drug policy, McDonough responded by reporting that Stern "was jus

Tags: Boston Celtics, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, NBC, Phoenix Suns, TBS/TNT, Time Warner

03/27/95
BASEBALL HELD HOSTAGE -- DAY 228: HERE COMES THE JUDGE

One week before Opening Day, the NLRB "authorized its general counsel to seek an injunction in Federal court that could send striking players back to work as early as this week." Daniel Silverman, dir

Tags: ABC, Atlanta Braves, Baltimore Orioles, Cleveland Indians, Detroit Tigers, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Mets, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, San Diego Padres, Time Warner, Toronto Blue Jays, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

03/27/95
LPGA ENJOYS ONE ITS PREMIER TV WEEKENDS

The state of the LPGA was a hot topic this weekend, as the Tour held its first major, the Dinah Shore Classic. ABC''s coverage of the Dinah Shore is one of only seven tournaments carried by network TV

Tags: ABC, Leagues and Governing Bodies, LPGA, News Corp./Fox, Sprint, Walt Disney, Wilson Sporting Goods

03/24/95
BASEBALL HELD HOSTAGE -- PART II: HOW THE PLAYERS SEE IT

MLBPA Exec Dir Don Fehr was interviewed on "Baseball Tonight." On the players'' position: "We''re not in a bad position to bargain now, the owners don''t have the deal they want either." On rumors of

Tags: ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, New York Yankees, Reebok, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

03/24/95
BASEBALL HELD HOSTAGE -- DAY 225: NLRB DELAYS DECISION

The NLRB -- "apparently with some prodding" from Special Mediator William Usery -- delayed a decision on whether to seek an injunction restoring baseball''s old economic system until next week. MLBPA

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

03/24/95
UBL OFFICIALS VISIT IN VANCOUVER AS LEAGUE TAKES NEXT STEPS

United Baseball League officials were in Vancouver on Thursday to meet with potential franchise owners. B.C. Pavilion Corp. President Warren Buckley, who represents B.C. Place in talks with the UBL, s

Tags: Colorado Rockies, Miami Marlins, Leagues and Governing Bodies

03/22/95
ANTITRUST JUDGEMENT AGAINST NFL GETS REVERSED

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia yesterday reversed a $30.3M judgement against the NFL, saying "players cannot sue a league on antitrust grounds when their union is engaged in co

Tags: Buffalo Bills, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, NFL

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