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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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11/04/97
EDMONTON OFFERS MORE RESISTANCE TO LES' PLAN TO BUY OILERS

The city of Edmonton "made it clear" yesterday that it plans to hold potential NHL Oilers Owner Les Alexander to a deal signed between the team and city that was "intended to keep" the team in Edmonto

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, Houston Rockets, NHL

11/04/97
VOTERS GO TO THE POLLS IN PA ON STADIUM TAX

Voters in 11 PA counties "are being asked today to approve a 0.5 percent add-on to the sales tax for seven years to help finance regional development projects, including new stadiums for the Pirates a

Tags: ABC, Facilities, NFL, Pittsburgh Pirates, Pittsburgh Steelers, Walt Disney

11/03/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Veteran Chicago Tribune sports columnist BOB VERDI is leaving the newspaper to work for Golf World and Golf Digest (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 11/1)....Canadian TV producer RALPH MELLANBY was named Exec Consult

Tags: NHL, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner

11/03/97
KELLY/HARBAUGH CLEAR AIR ON INCIDENT; NBC CRITICIZED ON ESPN

On Sunday''s "NFL on NBC" pregame show, NBC''s Jim Kelly discussed details of his dispute last week with Colts QB Jim Harbaugh. Kelly: "I said some things and I even told him, maybe a little harsher t

Tags: ESPN, Indianapolis Colts, MLB, NBC, NFL, Media, Walt Disney

11/03/97
BENGALS BOND BUYERS MAY BE WARY IF STADIUM GOES OFF SCHEDULE

Hamilton County and Bengals officials say they''re "still on schedule" to have the team''s new $400.3M football complex finished by August 2000, even though "[t]he land isn''t bought, the money isn''t

Tags: Cincinnati Bengals, Facilities

11/03/97
FEELING MINNESOTA, PART I: GREEN'S AGENT THREATENS SUIT

Vikings Coach Dennis Green''s agent, Raymond Anderson, said that if the team dismisses Green at any time before his contract runs out at the end of ''98, Green will sue, according to Mike Freeman of t

Tags: Franchises, Minnesota Twins, Minnesota Vikings, NFL

11/03/97
CBS CREATES MARKETING UNIT OF THE CBS SPORTS DIVISION

CBS has created CBS Sports Properties, a marketing unit of the CBS Sports Division, and has named Keith Ritter its Senior VP/Marketing for CBS Sports. Ritter, former VP/ Marketing at ABC Sports, will

Tags: ABC, CBS, Viacom, Walt Disney

11/03/97
OH, WHAT A NIGHT: NYC BAR HOSTS THE COMMISSIONERS

The Association of the Bar of the City of New York is hosting "An Evening with the Commissioners" on Wednesday, November 12. MICHAEL CARDOZO, President of the NYC Bar and SHEPARD GOLDFEIN, of Skadden

Tags: NBA, NFL, NHL, People and Pop Culture

11/03/97
DON'T CRY FOR THEM: TEAR DROP TO ACQUIRE TOMMY ARMOUR GOLF

NJ-based Tear Drop Golf Co. is expected to announce today an agreement to acquire Tommy Armour Golf Co. from U.S. Industries for "about" $24.5M in stock and cash, according to the WALL STREET JOURNAL.

Tags: Finance

11/03/97
PALMER'S WEEKEND FREE OF INCIDENT, DEEMED A SUCCESS

Violet Palmer became the first woman to call a regular- season NBA game during the Mavericks-Grizzlies opener on Friday night. In Dallas, David Moore: "The face of the NBA had changed." Moore added th

Tags: Dallas Mavericks, Denver Nuggets, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, NHL, Southwest Sports Group, Utah Jazz, Walt Disney

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