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11/06/96
NHL TEAM PROFILES: THE PACIFIC DIVISION

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A trademark infringement lawsuit brought by the barnstorming Harlem Wizards against the NBA and the Bullets, who plan to change their name to Wizards next season, has already "cost thousands of dollar

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11/05/96
PATTON REPLACES RYAN AS PENGUINS PRESIDENT

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11/05/96
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11/05/96
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11/05/96
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Noting that by following the club''s early season print, radio and TV ads, "you wouldn''t know if the Stars play in the NHL or are contenders in the Ultimate Fighting Championships," Barry Horn of the

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11/05/96
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11/05/96
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Tags: Franchises, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, NBA, Toronto Maple Leafs, Toronto Raptors

11/05/96
NHL TEAM PROFILES: THE CENTRAL DIVISION

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