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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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02/11/98
OPUS SEEKS ACCOUNT EXECS FOR SALT LAKE AND COLORADO SPRINGS

The Olympic Properties of the United States (OPUS), a joint marketing venture between the USOC and SLOC seeks candidates for Account Executive. Positions located in Salt Lake City, UT, and Colorado Sp

Tags: Classified Advertisements, OPUS, SLOC, USOC

02/11/98
AS THE DUST SETTLES, NEW WTA PLAYERS ASSOCIATION TAKES SHAPE

The Corel WTA Tour announced an agreement to settle litigation among members of its Players Association (WTAPA). The deal, which involves a restructuring of the WTAPA and includes provisions making To

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

02/11/98
F.A.M.E. SEEKS SENIOR SALES REP

Marketing division dealing with high-profile clients seeks person with bachelor degree, 3-5 years experience in sponsorship/endorsement sales, light travel, long hours, "eye of the tiger" attitude. Kn

Tags: Classified Advertisements

02/11/98
TESTIMONY CONCLUDES IN MARTIN CASE AS RULING DUE TODAY

Yesterday, testimony from PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem and former USGA President Judy Bell "concluded the Tour''s defense" in Casey Martin vs. The PGA Tour, according to Thomas Heath of the WASHI

Tags: ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, PGA Tour, Sports Illustrated, Time Warner, USGA, Walt Disney

02/11/98
ALEXANDER WANTS TO TAKE THE OILERS AND RUN, BUT TO WHERE?

Rockets Owner Les Alexander has signed an agreement with Alberta Treasury Branches and Peter Pocklington to purchase the NHL Oilers. Local buyers have 30 days to keep the team in Edmonton. If the tran

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, Houston Rockets, NHL

02/11/98
TAGLIABUE VETOES VIKINGS' PROPOSAL TO RESTRICT HEADRICK

NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue on Tuesday told the Vikings "that he will not allow a Vikings board of directors committee to oversee team president Roger Headrick''s decision-making, at least in the

Tags: Franchises, Minnesota Vikings, NFL

02/11/98
CBS NEWS' HEYWARD DISMISSES ROBERTA BASKIN'S NIKE CHARGES

CBS News President Andrew Heyward has accused CBS News correspondent Roberta Baskin of "reckless and irresponsible" behavior after she declared that the network had "derailed her attempts to investiga

Tags: CBS, Nike, Olympics, Viacom

02/11/98
GRAND JURY ISSUES SUBPOENA FOR DEBARTOLO'S FINANCIAL RECORDS

A grand jury investigating gaming corruption in LA has issued "a sweeping subpoena for key corporate financial records" of 49ers Owner Eddie DeBartolo, according to Matier & Ross of the S.F. CHRONICLE

Tags: Franchises, San Francisco 49ers

02/11/98
TOP-FLITE'S NEW BALLS DRAW IRE OF CALLAWAY AND TAYLOR MADE

Top-Flite''s release of a new ball specifically made for Big Bertha and Ti Bubble 2 drivers "essentially co-opted rivals Callaway and Taylor Made in releasing their new lines of balls," according to L

Tags: LPGA, PepsiCo, Raycom Sports, Washington Nationals

02/11/98
OLYMPIC NOTES

Procter & Gamble plans to break ads for its Olean brand olestra fat substitute February 21 during the Games (AD AGE, 2/10)....With Web sites around the Games, USA TODAY notes people "seem to be using

Tags: ABC, CBS, NBC, Olympics, Procter and Gamble, SportsLine.com, Viacom, Walt Disney

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