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Selig, Steinbrenner Express Support For MLB's Replay System

04 / 15 / 14

MLB Commissioner Bud Selig and several club owners today expressed support for the league's newly expanded instant replay system despite several high-profile issues in recent days and open questioning by some managers, including the Red Sox' John Farrell . Speaking at the MLB Diversity Business S...

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02/13/97
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY TURNSTILE TRACKER

TODAY: NHL Western Conference Attendance Through February 9 YEAR-TO-DATE TEAM HOME DATES ''96-97 AVG. TOTAL %CAP AVG. +/- GAMES ''95-96 SEASON DET^ 29 19,976 559,328 101% 19,930 +1% +1% CHI 27 18,827

Tags: NHL, The Back of the Book

02/13/97
SABATES THREATENS SUIT WITHOUT ARENA AGREEMENT BY FRIDAY

In Raleigh, the potential NHL ownership group led by Charlotte businessman Felix Sabates "raised the stakes" yesterday, "threatening" to sue Centennial Authority for its costs in pursuing the NHL bid

Tags: Franchises, NHL

02/13/97
HOPEFUL CITIES LEARN IN AND OUTS OF THE OLYMPIC BID PROCESS

Representatives from New York, Boston, Chicago, Cincinnati, Baltimore, Washington, Seattle and Houston attended a USOC seminar in Philadelphia yesterday on how to become host of the 2008 or 2012 Summe

Tags: IOC, Olympics, USOC

02/13/97
THE EAGLES HAVE LANDED: ON LOCAL TV WB STATION IN NEW DEAL

The Eagles and Philadelphia-based WB17 have signed a three-year local broadcast deal. WB17 will be the flagship station of the newly-formed Eagles TV Network (ETN). WB17 is also the sports home of the

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Philadelphia Eagles, Philadelphia Flyers, Philadelphia Phillies, Media

02/13/97
CLEMENS' JAYS OUTFOXED FOR '97 TV SEASON

Fox released its ''97 baseball schedule, with the Yankees, Indians, Dodgers and Marlins leading the way with eight scheduled televised games each. The White Sox, Braves, Orioles, Mariners, Mariners an

Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Sports, Atlanta Braves, Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox, Chicago White Sox, Cleveland Indians, Detroit Tigers, Miami Marlins, Los Angeles Dodgers, Milwaukee Brewers, Minnesota Twins, New York Mets, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, Oakland Athletics, Seattle Mariners, Media, Time Warner, Toronto Blue Jays, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

02/13/97
JUDGES RULES IN FAVOR OF FOX SPORTS WEST IN DUCKS SUIT

Judge Ronald Kline of the Orange County Superior Court has denied a request by the Mighty Ducks to force Fox Sports West 2 (FSW2) to simulcast Ducks games on Fox Sports West (FSW). The ruling allows F

Tags: Anaheim Ducks, Anaheim Sports, Cablevision, ESPN, NBC, News Corp./Fox, NHL, Media, Walt Disney

02/13/97
ITT REJECTS HILTON BID; MAY LOOK TO SELL KNICKS, RANGERS

ITT''s stake in the Knicks, Rangers and Madison Square Garden "likely" will be put up for sale following its public rejection yesterday of a $6.5B hostile takeover offer from Hilton Hotels Corp., acco

Tags: Cablevision, Franchises, Madison Square Garden, New York Knicks, News Corp./Fox, Time Warner

02/13/97
FRANCHISE NOTES

In San Diego, Padres Owner John Moores was profiled by Tom Cushman in the SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE. Cushman writes how "impressed" he is "by the manner in which [Moores has] directly interlaced the bas

Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Sports, CFL, Cleveland Browns, ESPN, Franchises, New York Jets, NFL, San Diego Padres, Toronto Blue Jays, Walt Disney

02/13/97
STARTER HAS FOURTH QUARTER LOSS; CONVERSE'S APEX LIQUIDATION

New Haven, CT-based Starter Corp. reported a fourth- quarter net loss of $3.8M, or $.14/share, which the company attributed to lower gross margins arising from reduction of inventory (HARTFORD COURANT

Tags: Converse

02/13/97
PIPPEN SLAMS HOME FIRST EPISODE ON "CHICAGO SONS"

SCOTTIE PIPPEN kicked off a ten-episode deal with the NBC sitcom "Chicago Sons" last night. Pippen, appearing as himself, is the new landlord of the show''s main characters, the Kulchak brothers. The

Tags: NBC, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner

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