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Major League Baseball Players may consider tobacco ban discussion in 2016 labor talks

...their next labor contract in two years. For now, they hope individuals decide on their own to stop dipping.Players' union head Tony Clark said Monday that several of his members have quit cold turkey following the death of Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-15/major-league-baseball-pl
With hitting down, should Major League Baseball lower the mound?

...cautious, the players' association says the time to consider such a step is "too far off right now," according to new union head Tony Clark."It's a game of adjustments," the former All-Star first baseman said, "and we'll see as the pitching...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-15/hitting-down-should-majo
Exceptions can be made to home-plate collision rule

...comments umpires use to interpret the rule."There are some things that often times can make the water a little muddy," union head Tony Clark said after meeting with the Yankees. "Over the course of the off-season, the concern was protecting players...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-02-24/exceptions-can-be-made-h
Win or lose, Marlins want faster games

...a win, I'm assuming we're going to be a lot happier than with a one-hour, 30-minute loss."New players' union head Tony Clark says the lack of a clock is part of what makes baseball special. But he says the union does want to keep...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-03-24/win-or-lose-marlins-want
MLB cracks down on PED violations immediately

...season."Our hope here is that the adjustments that we've made do inevitably get that number to zero," said new union head Tony Clark, a former All-Star himself. "In the event that that doesn't happen, for whatever reason, we'll...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-03-28/mlb-cracks-down-ped-violations-im
Columnist Dan Le Batard gives away his Hall of Fame vote

...Washington, D.C., has been hired as chief operating officer of the Major League Baseball Players Association under new union head Tony Clark.McGuiness, 61, whose hiring was announced Wednesday, will fill a post that had been vacant since Gene...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-01-08/columnist-dan-le-batard-
Cardinals reach deal with shortstop Jhonny Peralta

...Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria, incoming union head Tony Clark and former union head Donald Fehr were among the hundreds who crowded...51, less than four years after taking over as union head from Fehr. e was eulogized by his wife, Diane...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-11-24/cardinals-reach-deal-sho
NBA players union head voted out

Billy Hunter was ousted from his job as executive director of the union in a unanimous vote by NBA players who said Saturday they will "no longer be divided, misled, misinformed."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2013-02-16/nba-players-union-head-voted-
Selig wants stiffer penalties for drug violations

...seek stiffer penalties.He declined to give specifics, saying MLB Executive Vice President Rob Manfred and players' union head Michael Weiner will meet.MLB and the union started urine testing with an anonymous survey in 2003 and added penalties...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-03-02/selig-wants-stiffer-pena
Former MVP Ryan Braun suspended for rest of season

...positive test from October 2011. The suspension will count as a first violation of the drug program, the person said.Union head Michael Weiner said last week that arbitration hearings for players contesting suspensions likely would not start until...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-07-22/former-mvp-ryan-braun-su