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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 30 / 14

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05/10/95
MLS OPENING LIKELY TO BE DETAILED WITHIN MONTH

MLS is expected to announce details of its planned opening in ''96 within a month, according to this morning''s USA TODAY. The final details are expected to cover the last two teams and the investors

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLS

05/10/95
THE STEINBRENNER PLAN: REORGANIZE BASEBALL'S TOP LEVEL

Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner will reportedly suggest a reorganization of baseball''s hierarchy during the owners meeting today in Chicago, according to USA TODAY''s Hal Bodley. Under the Steinbre

Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Sports, Anheuser Busch, ESPN, Miami Marlins, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Milwaukee Brewers, MLB, New York Yankees, San Diego Padres, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

05/10/95
ARENA FOOTBALL LEAGUE LOOKS FORWARD TO UPCOMING SEASON

The Arena Football League begins its 9th season this Friday and is touting this year''s changes: A lineup of 13 teams, the most in league history; five expansion teams (Memphis, St. Louis, Iowa, San J

Tags: AFL, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Walt Disney

05/10/95
BETTMAN ADDRESSES NHL FRANCHISE MOVEMENT, TV, MARKETING

In an interview on this morning''s "Bloomberg Business News," NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman was asked if the relocation of the Jets, and the possible moves of other franchises, would give the league a

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, New York Jets, News Corp./Fox, NHL

05/09/95
SULLIVAN'S LAWSUIT AGAINST NFL IS BACK IN COURT

The NFL yesterday asked a federal judge to grant a motion sparing it from a second trial on former Patriots owner William Sullivan''s antitrust lawsuit against the league. The case is back in court af

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, New England Patriots, NFL

05/09/95
OWNERS TO TALK OF RETURN TO THE BARGAINING TABLE?

MLB owners will meet in Chicago on Wednesday with the topic of a return to the bargaining table to renew labor negotiations reportedly on the agenda. According to the USA TODAY''s Hal Bodley, the owne

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Baltimore Orioles, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, Walt Disney

05/09/95
LEAGUE NOTES

NO MLS IN INDIANAPOLIS? "Word out of Indianapolis is that Major League Soccer will not award the city one of its final two franchises, opting for Kansas City instead," according to Terry Armour of the

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLS

05/09/95
SMALLER CROWDS SEE BETTER FOOTBALL IN WLAF

While the quality of play is "better," WLAF attendance is down compared to te league''s last season, 1992, according to Gordon Forbes of USA TODAY. Barcelona, which averaged 30,576 in ''92, is only av

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

05/08/95
BASEBALL FANS' RAMPANT APATHY HOT TOPIC OF WEEKEND TALK

The muted reaction of fans to baseball''s return was the focus of much commentatary this weekend. NEWSDAY''s Jon Heyman writes, "It is becoming apparent that extra autographs and cheap ballpark giveaw

Tags: ABC, Anheuser Busch, Dallas Stars, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NHL, Southwest Sports Group, Walt Disney

05/08/95
BOTH SIDES LOOK TO "ACCELERATE" NBA LABOR NEGOTIATIONS

Both The NBA and the NBPA "do not want any part of a strike by the players," according to D. Orlando Ledbetter in yesterday''s MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL. Both sides are using "baseball''s unrest as a

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA

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