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MLB, Players' Association Hope For Domestic Violence Policy Before '15 Season Begins

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 23 / 14

Talks between MLB and the MLBPA toward a comprehensive domestic violence policy continue, and both sides expressed hope a new plan could be in place for the ’15 season. The two sides have met regularly on the topic over the past two months, and have additionally engaged more than a dozen outsi...

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07/28/97
AGAIN, FROM THE TOP: ISLANDERS FOR SALE AFTER DEAL WITH BANK

Islanders Owner John Pickett reached an agreement with Fleet Bank regarding the terms under which Pickett will resume control of the Islanders. As part of the agreement, Fleet will release former Owne

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07/28/97
NFL OPENS PRESEASON ACTION WITH A GAME AMONG THE GREEN

NFL President Neil Austrian was interviewed by Fox''s James Brown during Sunday''s American Bowl between the Steelers-Bears in Dublin, Ireland. Austrian, asked if family ownership in the NFL is over a

Tags: ABC, Chicago Bears, Leagues and Governing Bodies, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Pittsburgh Steelers, Walt Disney

07/28/97
MD STADIUM AUTHORITY REACHES PARKING AND CELL PHONE DEALS

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07/28/97
TOMBA ADDS A DIFFERENT GOLD MEDAL TO HIS COLLECTION

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07/28/97
FORMER BUCKS GM DUNLEAVY SUES TEAM OVER SEVERANCE AGREEMENT

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07/28/97
MORE DETAILS ON COMCAST'S NEW PHILADELPHIA SPORTS CHANNEL

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07/28/97
FRANCHISE NOTES

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07/28/97
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07/25/97
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

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NAMES IN THE NEWS

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