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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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11/14/94
HOCKEY HELD HOSTAGE -- DAY 45: PLAYERS OFFER DRAWS A YAWN

"To the players, it was a ''significant'' concession. To the owners, it was nothing," according to Damien Cox in Saturday''s TORONTO STAR. On Thursday, the NHLPA had offered a proposal "initially port

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Detroit Pistons, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, NHL, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Philadelphia Flyers, Wilson Sporting Goods

11/11/94
BASEBALL HELD HOSTAGE -- DAY 92: NEW "SENSITIVITY" IN TALKS

In the first face-to-face negotiations since September, acting MLB Commissioner Bud Selig told MLBPA negotiators the owners would remove their proposal of a salary-cap if the players would agree to a

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

11/11/94
HOCKEY HELD HOSTAGE -- DAY 42: YOUR MOVE, MR. BETTMAN

"There was movement on the NHL labor front yesterday, but not nearly enough to break up the logjam," according to Bob McKenzie in this morning''s TORONTO STAR. In what NHLPA negotiating committee memb

Tags: ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NHL, San Jose Sharks, Walt Disney

11/10/94
GOP TAKEOVER OF CONGRESS MAY STRIKE OUT ANTITRUST EXEMPTION

The Republican takeover of Congress figures to have an effect on the congressional dispute over whether to repeal baseball''s antitrust exemption. Many GOP legislators have gone on the record and said

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

11/10/94
BASEBALL HELD HOSTAGE -- DAY 91: IMPASSE DECLARATION LOOMS

Ownership sources confirmed that if a settlement can not be reached, MLB owners plan to declare an impasse in negotiations and unilaterally impose a proposal that includes a cap on players salaries by

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Detroit Tigers, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB

11/10/94
NHL GETS ONE COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT

As part of the new collective bargaining agreement, NHL officials and linesmen are in the process of considering a league offer that would see them earn 72.5% of their annual salaries even if they don

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NHL

11/10/94
HOCKEY HELD HOSTAGE -- DAY 41: THE RUMOR MILL CHURNS

Negotiations between the NHL and the NHLPA are set to resume today, the first time the two sides have met twice in one week since October 4-5. Reports vary widely this morning on concessions that coul

Tags: Boston Bruins, Dallas Stars, Detroit Red Wings, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NHL, San Jose Sharks, Southwest Sports Group, UHL, Walt Disney

11/09/94
FORMER BLUE JAY GM GILLICK SEE MINOR CHANGES

Former Blue Jays'' GM Pat Gillick sees major league clubs trying to save money by cutting minor league affiliates. If a new baseball agreement enables players to become free agents in four years, rath

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Toronto Blue Jays

11/09/94
MOSS'S DREAM -- "GOOD BASEBALL AND HAVING A LOT OF FUN"

Dick Moss, player agent and leader of the new United Baseball League, "is trying to turn a vision he has entertained for almost three decades into reality." Moss: "I think there is a better way to pla

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

11/09/94
SOCCER IN '96, NOW MORE THAN EVER

Major League Soccer has scheduled a news conference for November 16 in New York to announce that its start will be delayed until 1996 (USA TODAY, 11/9). "Since identifying seven league cities in June,

Tags: Champ Car World Series, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLS, Reebok

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