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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 30 / 14

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02/17/95
FEHR SAYS EXPANSION IS UNCERTAIN; BUT DON'T TELL ST. PETE

MLBPA Exec Dir Donald Fehr said yesterday that MLB expansion is "no sure thing." After meeting with player in Orlando, Fehr said "that he believes major league owners have been telling politicians on

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB

02/17/95
CFL COMMISSIONER DENIES REPORT OF A FOLD-UP AND REOPEN PLAN

CFL commissioner Larry Smith denied a report yesterday that the league will fold within six weeks and then begin play under a new name to "eliminate Canadian content." Smith: "The league finds this st

Tags: CFL, Leagues and Governing Bodies

02/17/95
BASEBALL HELD HOSTAGE -- PART II: ONCE AROUND THE LEAGUES

BALTIMORE -- PLAYERS, MANAGEMENT UNITED: Orioles Pitcher Jim Poole and team VP of Business & Finance Joe Foss both testified before a state senate panel in support of a bill to prevent replacement pla

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Baltimore Orioles, Chicago White Sox, Cincinnati Reds, Detroit Tigers, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Los Angeles Dodgers, MLB, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

02/17/95
NFL TO GET TOUGH WITH SEGA OVER DEION'S BAY AREA INCENTIVE

ESPN''s Chris Mortenson reports that the NFL will not ignore Deion Sanders'' endorsement deal with Sega that calls for him to make an additional $1.2M should he stay with the 49ers. Mortenson: "It pro

Tags: ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL, San Francisco 49ers, Walt Disney

02/17/95
FIFA SAYS ENGLAND SHOULD STILL HOST CHAMPIONSHIP

In wake of the recent riot at the Ireland-England soccer game, FIFA officials said that the "hooliganism should not stop England from playing host to next year''s European Championship." FIFA Presiden

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

02/17/95
BASEBALL HELD HOSTAGE -- DAY 190: CHIN MUSIC FOR DYKSTRA

Lenny Dykstra went before 260 of his fellow union members to address the comments he made last week disapproving of the union''s stance and hinting that he might cross a picket line. According to Pete

Tags: ABC, CBS, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Los Angeles Dodgers, NBC, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

02/16/95
BASEBALL HELD HOSTAGE -- DAY 189: 1-DAY SENATORS' HOMESTAND

During Wednesday''s hearings before the Senate Subcommittee on Antitrust, Business Rights and Competition, both sides had an opportunity to argue their case for keeping or amending MLB''s antitrust ex

Tags: Anheuser Busch, CBS, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, Sports Illustrated, Viacom, Walt Disney

02/16/95
BASEBALL HELD HOSTAGE -- II: FACT- CHECKING OWNERSHIP

Two statements made before the Senate by MLB officials were questioned after the hearing. First, acting MLB Commissioner Bud Selig said that season ticket holders could receive refunds for games with

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Cincinnati Reds, Colorado Rockies, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB

02/16/95
BASEBALL HELD HOSTAGE -- PART IV: REPLACEMENT SPONSORS?

With the prospect that the strike will continue at least through Spring Training ''95, baseball''s leadership could be faced with defections among its long-time sponsors and broadcast partners. In sep

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Coca-Cola, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, NCAA, Walt Disney

02/16/95
BASEBALL HELD HOSTAGE -- III: WHO WILL REPORT THIS WEEKEND?

It was widely reported that the Mariners would kick off spring training today, but that was a "false alarm." The Mariners will open camp Monday. The Yankees are reportedly the only team that officiall

Tags: ABC, LA Angels, Anaheim Sports, Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox, Colorado Rockies, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, New York Yankees, Seattle Mariners, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

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