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Bettman Praises Shanahan For Player Safety Work, Says No Replacement Lined Up Yet

04 / 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...

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12/08/95
OTHER NFL NEWS: AUSTRIAN ARGUES LEAGUE'S CASE ON CNN

CNN''s "Moneyline" hosted NFL President Neil Austrian. On the league''s greatest problems: "The reality is we''ve had franchise stability until this year to a great extent." On future moves: "The new

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12/07/95
LEAGUE NOTES

Research by the Canadian Soccer Association estimates the number of registered amateur soccer players in ''96 will increase to 546,000, while the number of hockey players are expected to rise to only

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12/07/95
NBA TO BE ABLE TO ACCOMMODATE 35,000 FOR ALL-STAR GAME

The Spurs announced Tuesday that, "for the first time in seven years," the general public will be able to purchase tickets to the NBA All-Star Weekend. According to the SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS, about

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12/07/95
USA VOLLEYBALL TO LAUNCH NEW MEN'S INDOOR LEAGUE

USA Volleyball has announced plans to launch the National Volleyball League, the first men''s pro indoor league operated in partnership with and sanctioned by the sport''s U.S. governing body. Hoping

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12/07/95
BOSTON CHOSEN TO HOST '96 BASEBALL WINTER MEETINGS

The Red Sox, in conjunction with the Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau, will host the ''96 NAPBL Annual Winter Meetings next December in Boston. The ''96 meetings are expected to draw more t

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12/07/95
CFL'S SAN ANTONIO FRANCHISE ALSO ON THE BRINK

Fred Anderson, the longest serving U.S. owner in the CFL, says he is halfway to his goal of cutting his operating budget down to $6.5M. Since the CFL Board of Governors meetings last week, Anderson ha

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12/06/95
COACHES, PLAYERS, MEDIA HAPPY TO SEE REGULAR REFS BACK

Coverage of the settlement of the NBA refs'' contract dispute with the league focuses on the relief expressed by players and coaches that the replacement refs are on their way out. ESPN''s Jack Ramsay

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12/06/95
LEAGUE NOTES

Mavericks Coach Dick Motta "blasted" the NBA''s substance abuse policy, saying that Donald Hodge''s arrest on suspicion of marijuana possession is being treated more leniently than Roy Tarpley''s past

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12/06/95
AVP REORGANIZES LEAGUE OPERATIONS, MARKETING MOVES TO HUB

The AVP has reorganized its senior management, created several new positions and announced the relocation of its marketing operation from L.A. to Boston, according to AVP CEO Jerry Solomon. The change

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12/06/95
TAGLIABUE SEEN LEANING AGAINST RECOMMENDING BROWNS' MOVE

Due to the "national backlash" against the Browns'' proposed move to Baltimore, NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue "is expected to recommend against the move" at a January 17 owners'' meeting, according

Tags: Cleveland Browns, Dallas Cowboys, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Minnesota Vikings, NFL

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