Rowdies, Fury Defect From NASL To USL PGA Tour Opens New Office In Tokyo NHL, Players Set Escrow Withholding Rate At 15% Goodell Addresses NFL's Domestic Violence Policy NFL Owners Agree Not To Extend Ticketing Deals MLS Sets Third Consecutive Attendance Record NFL Reopens Investigation Into Giants' Josh Brown Sources: NBA, NBPA On Verge Of New CBA Manfred Expects Domestic Violence Policy To Evolve Roger Goodell Addresses Dip In NFL Ratings
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The Tampa Bay Rowdies and Ottawa Fury FC are "coming aboard" for the '17 USL season after defecting from competing league NASL, according to Ridge Mahoney of SOCCER AMERICA. If all 29 teams that played in '16 return, USL will field 32 teams in '17, as Reno will have an expansion team. Minnesota Unit...
NBA referee Jess Kersey "pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday to cheating on his income taxes and agreed to testify against other referees allegedly involved in an airline ticket scam designed to
The NHL released its schedule for the ''97-98 season, with opening night set for October 1. With NHL players competing in the Nagano Olympics, the league will take a "Winter Break" from February 8-24.
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The Women''s Sports Foundation (WSF) will present the inaugural Women''s Global Challenge from April 28-May 2, ''99. Female athletes from around the world will compete in figure skating, gymnastics, t
CORRECTION: In our summary of HBO''s "Real Sports" examination of the ABL and WNBA, James Drucker was misidentified as the current commissioner of the AFL. He is a former AFL commissioner and currentl
MLB realignment "is coming next season, but the form the new leagues will take is still under debate," according to Toni Ginnetti of the CHICAGO SUN-TIMES. Ginnetti: "While owners apparently have agre
As MLB''s realignment committee meets this morning in Chicago, sources tell Mark Maske of the WASHINGTON POST that a "moderate reshuffling involving five or so teams by next season seems likely but th
NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue is interviewed by USA TODAY''s Larry Weisman and talks on off-the-field issues facing the league. On revenue sharing, Tagliabue says "there''s a growing feeling that we
Fleet Financial Group Senior VP David Splaine resigned ten days ago from Fleet''s sports-lending division, according to Joan Vennochi of the BOSTON GLOBE. Splaine, a "team leader" in the group, was th
The WNBA and ABL are featured in TIME by Steve Wulf, who writes that "backed by the existing infrastructure and marketing savvy" of the NBA, the WNBA "has exceeded all expectations." Wulf adds that wh
HBO''s "Real Sports" profiled the WNBA and ABL in "Two Leagues of Their Own?" In the segment, HBO''s James Brown examined the marketing, philosophies and exposure of both leagues, and the possibility