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Bettman Praises Shanahan For Player Safety Work, Says No Replacement Lined Up Yet04 / 18 / 14
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman on Wednesday said that former NHL VP/Player Safety & Hockey Operations Brendan Shanahan, who became Maple Leafs President this week , "leaves a lasting legacy with his involvement with the league's player safety department, a position that did not exist until he to...
The NBA''s regular referees return to work tonight, having missed the first six weeks of the season due to a contract dispute. As Tim Povtak writes in Orlando, "Most everyone believes it should end we
In Toronto, Marty York reports there is a "lengthy lineup of would-be investors" in the U.S. to buy into the CFL. New groups are representing Milwaukee, Miami, L.A., Portland, Houston, Richmond, Jacks
Six years ago, according to Alan Adams of the CANADIAN PRESS, the NHL had only two players that earned more than $1M a season. This year, according to a salary survey complied by the NHLPA, 147 NHL pl
NFLPA Exec Dir Gene Upshaw said yesterday that "he believes it may be too late" to reach agreement with the NFL on extending the current CBA beyond its ''99 expiration date, according to this morning'
NBA Senior VP/Legal & Business Affairs Jeffrey Mishkin notes that "drafts" of the new CBA with players are "still floating around." Mishkin: "This isn''t unusual. You''re talking about a full blown do
Yesterday, NBC''s Sunday football pregame show, "NFL on NBC," examined the NFL free agency system and its effect both off-the- field and on-the-field. THE PLAYERS: All players quoted were in favor of
ESPN''s Peter Gammons, on recent MLB free agent signings: "Winter activity really helps the game. People talk about it, it gets on the front pages. ... Last winter, when all we saw was Don Fehr and Bu
Interviewed during halftime of NBC''s NFL coverage yesterday, NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue said the league''s "challenge" is to keep a team in Cleveland and get a team to Baltimore. Tagliabue: "The
Henry Hyde, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, has asked the NFL to postpone its scheduled January 17 vote on the Browns'' proposed move to Baltimore for "at least a month." The House plans to
The NBA officially ended the lockout of its refs yesterday when they signed the new contract that was approved by a 27-26 union vote (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 12/8). Jake O''Donnell, a 28- year veteran a