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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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12/04/97
WIZARDS' YELLOW BRICK ROAD IS CROWDED, BUT EASY TO GET TO

The day after the MCI Center officially opened, officials met "to see what needed adjusting," according to Montgomery & Heath of the WASHINGTON POST. Traffic inside the building was at the "top of the

Tags: Facilities, NBC

12/04/97
CHEVRON INKS REPORTED $15-20M PACT WITH MLB GIANTS

The MLB Giants have inked a new multimillion dollar marketing agreement with Chevron Corp. where fans may be able to purchase tickets while they buy gas at a Chevron station, according to Douglas Robs

Tags: San Francisco Giants

12/04/97
DETAILS BEGIN TO EMERGE ON INVESTIGATION OF DEBARTOLO

A Federal grand-jury investigation of 49ers co-Owner Edward DeBartolo Jr. is "focusing on a $400,000 cash payment he made to former Gov. Edwin W. Edwards less than three weeks before his company obtai

Tags: Franchises, NFL, San Francisco 49ers

12/04/97
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

LET IT RIP: Former ATP Tour Dir of Communications/ Americas Kevin O''Keefe has formed CA-based Riprock, Inc. which creates sports alliances with the entertainment industry. One of Riprock''s first pro

Tags: ATP, Cablevision, FC Dallas, Acushnet, Madison Square Garden, Reebok

12/04/97
DALLAS ARENA GETS MORE FUNDING, BUT ARE COSTS "MUSHROOMING"?

The city of Dallas has agreed to "kick in an extra" $20M for "road and sewer projects" around the proposed new arena for the Mavericks and Stars, prompting complaints that "subsidies are mushrooming,"

Tags: Dallas Mavericks, Dallas Stars, Facilities, Southwest Sports Group

12/04/97
NOW APPEARING: PATRICK EWING, WAYNE GRETZKY & THE ROCKETTES

Cablevision Systems acquired Radio City Productions, which operates Radio City Music Hall (RCMH), from the Rockefeller Group in a deal valued at $400M. Cablevision plans to spend another $25M renovati

Tags: Cablevision, Events and Attractions, Madison Square Garden

12/04/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

JEWEL will sing the national anthem at Super Bowl XXXII on January 25 in San Diego (USA TODAY, 12/4)....Lloyd''s of London insured Univ. of New Mexico C KENNY THOMAS for $2M, according to an Albuquerq

Tags: People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

12/04/97
LEAGUE NOTES

NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue says the NFL "will fight bids by any second-year college players to enter the ''98 draft." Tagliabue: "We think our rules (limiting signings to players with at least th

Tags: ATP, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL, Seattle Storm, Sports Illustrated

12/04/97
WILL LEGAL ACTION BEGIN AFTER WARRIORS CUT TIES TO SPREWELL?

The Warriors "terminated" the contract of Latrell Sprewell last night, "in essence, firing him" two days after he attacked Coach P.J. Carlesimo in practice, according to David Steele of the S.F. CHRON

Tags: ABC, Converse, ESPN, Franchises, Golden State Warriors, NBA, Walt Disney

12/04/97
WASHMORE GAMES? DC & BALTIMORE TO COMBINE 2012 OLYMPIC BID

Washington, DC and Baltimore corporate leaders "overwhelmingly agreed" yesterday that the two cities should join forces in a "unified bid" for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, according to Charles Babin

Tags: Olympics

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