...large-market clubs and the players, sending it to the small- and middle-market teams. A day earlier, the executive board of the players' association did not set a strike deadline but asked players on each team to give the board authority to call...
Golf Engler, Johnson off to slow starts The local contingent got off to a slow start Wednesday in the PGA Tour qualifying tournament, but there is a long way to go in the event being played in West Palm Beach, Fla. This was the first of six rounds, or 108 holes, at Bear Lakes Country Club. It runs through Monday. Augusta's John Engler is tied for 121st place after a 1-over-par 73, Richard Johnson of Martinez is tied for 138th place after a 74 and former Augustan Stiles Mitchell is tied for 160th place after a 77.
...of the peace and prosperity that exists in the industry," commissioner Bud Selig said in a statement. The executive board of the players' association has not yet decided on the union's approval process.
NEW YORK -- Baseball's union set an Aug. 30 strike date Friday, moving the sport closer to its ninth work stoppage in three decades and angering fans sick of money squabbles between players and team owners.