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04 / 22 / 14

An "internal rebellion" in golf has led to alternative forms of the game with "new equipment, new rules and radical changes to courses," according to Bill Pennington of the N.Y. TIMES. The goal is to "alter the game’s reputation in order to recruit lapsed golfers and a younger demographic." Am...

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HOCKEY HELD HOSTAGE -- DAY 96: THIRD DAY'S A CHARM?

For the first time since the NHL imposed its lockout on October 1, negotiators for the league''s owners and players met for three consecutive days. "The pessimistic mood that was created by four hours

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01/04/95
A PRO CYCLING LEAGUE: COMING SOON TO A CITY NEAR YOU?

According to Professional Bicycle League (PBL) Commissioner Peter O''Neil, Chicago, Miami, New York and Houston are all very close to becoming franchise cities in the proposed eight-team league. The r

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12/23/94
ANOTHER LOCKOUT: BASEBALL OWNERS AND UMPIRES DISPUTING

Baseball could have another labor dispute on its hands, with its umpires. Richie Phillips, General Counsel of the umpires'' union, accused the American and National Leagues of failing to bargain in go

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12/23/94
BASEBALL HELD HOSTAGE -- DAY 134: NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS

The owners and players "failed to reach a bargaining settlement before the midnight deadline established by the owners last Friday." Conferring by telephone, the owners'' Executive Council responded b

Tags: Anheuser Busch, ESPN, Kansas City Royals, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, Philadelphia Phillies, Walt Disney

12/23/94
HOCKEY HELD HOSTAGE -- DAY 84: NOTHING STIRRING

NHL owners and players did not meet yesterday in either full or lower-level negotiations, and there were no indications that the two sides would get together again until after Christmas. On his way to

Tags: Boston Bruins, Chicago Blackhawks, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, NHL, San Jose Sharks, Toronto Maple Leafs

12/22/94
BASEBALL HELD HOSTAGE -- DAY 133: MERRY IMPASSE!

"The search for answers in baseball''s labor dispute apparently reached the desperate, last-gasp phase" (Mark Maske, WASHINGTON POST, 12/22). The two sides did not meet face-to-face yesterday, but met

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12/22/94
HOCKEY HELD HOSTAGE -- DAY 82: PLAYERS STAY ANTI-TAX

After a meeting of more than 200 members of the NHLPA, players emerged unanimous in their belief that there will be no deal unless the owners drop their luxury tax demand. IS THE TAX OFF THE TABLE? ES

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12/21/94
HOCKEY HELD HOSTAGE -- DAY 82: ANTI-TAX RALLY TODAY

Following yesterday''s meeting of 26 player reps in Toronto, the NHLPA expects as many as 200 players to convene for a briefing on the state of talks with the league. "The morning line is that today''

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12/21/94
BASEBALL HELD HOSTAGE -- DAY 132: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, BILL

"With yet another doomsday deadline rapidly approaching, there continued to be the faintest signs of hope Tuesday" that players and owners were close to finding a resolution (Joseph Reeves, CHICAGO TR

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12/21/94
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The State of Connecticut is expected to announce today that the WTA Tour Players Association is moving its headquarters to Stamford, CT, in February. Officials of the WTA Tour, which has been headquar

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