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The One That Got Away? Bettman Dismisses Idea That "Katy Perry" Chants Are SexistPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 27 / 15
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman on Friday indicated that he "has no issue" with Jets fans' chants that compared Ducks RW Corey Perry to pop star Katy Perry, according to John Wawrow of the AP. Bettman said, "I don't think taunting chants at players on the other side of the ice, assuming...
At the NHL Board of Governors meeting in Scottsdale, AZ, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said the league is "not in any rush" to expand, according to the AP. Bettman: "There''s been a lot of speculation
U.S. Olympian Lisa Leslie signed a two-year contract to play in the WNBA. Leslie said that she "plans to be a ... player in Inglewood," and "while the WNBA didn''t say she will play for the Los Angele
NFL officials were in Southern CA to discuss returning pro football to the region, according to the L.A. TIMES. NFL Senior VP/League Development Roger Goodell and NFL Stadium Committee Chair Jerry Ric
Deion Sanders has been fined $5,000 by the NFL for stenciling "78" in honor of teammate Leon Lett on headwear and wristbands during last Sunday''s Cowboys-Cardinals game. Lett was suspended for one-ye
USA Hockey, the National Governing Body for ice hockey in the U.S., announced the acquisition of the National InLine Hockey Association and all business-related assets of the organization. Through the
The NBPA has "rallied to the defense" of Dennis Rodman, according to Lacy Banks in the CHICAGO SUN-TIMES. Rodman was suspended by the Bulls Tuesday, as the team was "possibly expecting the league to h
Several Atlanta execs are "heading up" the development of the soccer Hall of Champions, scheduled to open in April ''98 next to Disneyland Paris, according to Maria Saporta in the ATLANTA CONSTITUTION
The rebuilding of baseball''s image was examined on an ESPN cover story called "The Payoff Pitch." ESPN''s Peter Gammons noted with the CBA done, MLB Enterprises CEO Greg Murphy "can now begin the tas
Former NBA player Craig Hodges, who is suing the NBA for $40M, alleging "an unlawful boycott," is featured in the N.Y. DAILY NEWS. He claims he was "blackballed" by the league for his "Afrocentrism."
USA Hockey is "expected to announce today" the acquisition of the National InLine Hockey Association, according to Mike Spence of the Colorado Springs GAZETTE TELEGRAPH. The deal "would more than doub