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Selig, Steinbrenner Express Support For MLB's Replay System

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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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11/27/95
QUOTE OF THE DAY

"That argument can be made." -- Former U.S. Sen. (and Cleveland native) Howard Metzenbaum, a longtime critic of baseball''s antitrust exemption, when asked whether the NFL could stop the Browns if the

Tags: Cleveland Browns, Front Page, NFL

11/27/95
GOLF NEWS & NOTES: ECONOMICS CAUSE "GRASS CEILING" TO FALL

The "Grass Ceiling," the common term for "the barriers women face on the golf course, is beginning to be mowed by the pure economic weight of women" who are taking up the game in record numbers, accor

Tags: Acushnet, LPGA, Sports Illustrated, Sprint, Time Warner, Washington Nationals, Wilson Sporting Goods

11/27/95
CITY OF CELEVELAND GETS INJUNCTION PREVENTING BROWNS MOVE

The city of Cleveland won a "major victory" in its bid to keep the Browns on Friday when a Cuyahoga County judge granted the city a preliminary injunction against a move, according to the Akron BEACON

Tags: Cleveland Browns, Franchises

11/27/95
NBA'S CANADIAN FRANCHISES CONTINUE EXECUTIVE RAIDING

Mike Korenberg, former CEO of Northwest Entertainment Group (now Orca Bay Sports and Entertainment), has met with Raptors President John Bitove to discus joining the Raptors as COO, according to the V

Tags: CFL, Detroit Lions, Franchises, Los Angeles Lakers, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, NBA, New Orleans Pelicans, Canucks Sports and Entertainment, Toronto Raptors

11/27/95
NEW-JERSEY'D KNICKS: MIXED REVIEWS FROM MEDIA

The Knicks debuted their new alternate road jerseys during a Saturday home game against the Rockets. While the new look gained some acceptance from players, the v-necked, black trimmed duds were gener

Tags: Boston Celtics, Cablevision, Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Lakers, Madison Square Garden, New York Knicks, San Antonio Spurs

11/27/95
NHL LOOKING TO START THEIR SEASON LATER?

Penguins Owner Howard Baldwin is reportedly set to propose that the NHL start their season three weeks later next year to "remove conflicts with the World Series." Baldwin could make his suggestion at

Tags: Colorado Avalanche, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NHL, Pittsburgh Penguins, Vulcan Ventures

11/27/95
MEDIA NOTES

Canadian versions of Sports Illustrated will increase despite a bill in the Canadian Senate that would place a heavy tax on the publication. Nick Wattson, Sales Manager for SI Canada, has reportedly t

Tags: BSkyB, Chicago Cubs, Miami Marlins, Milwaukee Brewers, MLS, News Corp./Fox, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner

11/27/95
IT'S MONDAY, DO YOU KNOW WHERE YOUR NFL FRANCHISE IS?

OILERS TO NASHVILLE: Nashville Mayor Phil Bredesen appeared on NBC''s "Today" this morning. Bredesen, asked by NBC''s Bryant Gumbel what the citizens of Nashville will get from their investment: "What

Tags: Cincinnati Bengals, Cleveland Browns, Edmonton Oilers, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBC, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Seattle Seahawks, Sports Illustrated, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Time Warner, Vulcan Ventures, Walt Disney

11/27/95
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTION

KENNETH SCHANZER has been named Executive VP at NBC Sports, returning to the position he last held in ''93 before becoming President and CEO of The Baseball Network. Schanzer will supervise day-to-day

Tags: NBC, People and Pop Culture

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