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Dustin Johnson Serving Suspension After Positive Cocaine Test

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 01 / 14

Golfer  Dustin Johnson  is "serving a six-month suspension from the PGA Tour after testing positive for cocaine," according to a source. Johnson on Thursday announced that he was taking a leave of absence. Under the Tour's policies, it is not required to announce any disciplinary actions f...

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LEAGUE NOTES

According to a draft schedule obtained by the AP, MLB officials plan to have teams in corresponding divisions in the two leagues play each other with the East and Central teams playing 15 interleague

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, MLS

06/27/96
JACKSONVILLE LEARNING FOOTBALL IS A COSTLY GAME

Spectator Management Group, which runs Jacksonville Municipal Stadium, has requested nearly $1.6M to cover the cost of running the facility, reports Earl Daniels of the FLORIDA TIMES-UNION. The city h

Tags: Facilities, Jacksonville Jaguars

06/27/96
BRING IT ON: ATP TOUR SIGNS SONY SIGNATURES SPORTS LICENSING

The ATP Tour has named Sony Signatures Sports Licensing the exclusive global licensing agency of the Tour. Under terms of the deal, Sony Signatures will launch a worldwide merchandising program on beh

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06/27/96
QUOTE OF THE DAY

"If you didn''t know better you''d think it was the NHL draft." -- Tony Kornheiser, on the worldly NBA Draft (WASH. POST, 6/26).

Tags: Front Page, NBA, NHL

06/27/96
GOLF NEWS: SPALDING EXPECTED TO ANNOUNCE PURCHASE OF ETONIC

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Tags: American Express, PGA Tour, Russell Athletic

06/27/96
YANKEES STADIUM STUDY: THEY'LL TAKE MANHATTAN ...

A report on potential ballpark sites for a new Yankee Stadium, obtained by USA TODAY, concludes that a $1.1B, 70,000- seat Manhattan facility affording views of the midtown skyline "would provide an u

Tags: Facilities, New York Yankees, YankeeNets

06/27/96
FRANCHISE NOTES

During NBA Draft coverage, TNT''s Kevin Kiley reported one reason Shaquille O''Neal may leave Orlando is a growing "jealousy" over attention and endorsement deals given to teammate Penny Hardaway (TNT

Tags: CHL, Franchises, NBA, St. Louis Rams, TBS/TNT

06/27/96
TOMMY, SOMEONE HEARD YOU: BRADLEY FOUNDATION ANSWERS CALL

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Tags: Anheuser Busch, Franchises, Milwaukee Brewers

06/27/96
NEW NORTH ATLANTIC STRATEGIC ALLIANCE: AMERICA EAST

In an attempt to enhance name ID, the North Atlantic Conference will become AMERICA EAST. The conference also announced an eight-game TV contract with Creative Sports Marketing, a subsidiary of ESPN.

Tags: Cablevision, Colleges, ESPN, New York Liberty, Walt Disney

06/27/96
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY TURNSTILE TRACKER

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