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Maple Leafs Lure Babcock From Red Wings With Highest Coaching Salary In NHL HistoryPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 21 / 15
MLSE is set to pay former Red Wings coach Mike Babcock "a record amount of money" -- $6.25M per season over eight years -- to coach the Maple Leafs in a "shocking turn of events," according to Darren Dreger of TSN.ca. Babcock "was the subject of an 11th hour bidding war" between the Leafs, Sabr...
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Charlotte businessman Felix Sabates withdrew his bid for an NHL expansion team in Raleigh yesterday, "accusing arena authority leaders of using him as a pawn and city officials of not cooperating," ac
The Raptors "quietly" signed a lease agreement with the SkyDome for the ''98-99 season, which "virtually confirms" that the proposed new arena will not be ready until "at least" ''99 (Toronto GLOBE &
Mavericks'' Owner Don Carter''s sale of most of his remaining stake in the team to Fort Worth billionaire and MLB Rangers part Owner Richard Rainwater "could become a factor" in the team''s negotiatio
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In Houston, Harris County commissioners have agreed to a $5.25M buyout with Oilers Owner Bud Adams that would allow him to move the team to TN this fall and the county to begin "searching in earnest"