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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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12/01/95
MAGIC NUMBER FOR MLB OWNERS: PAYROLL AT 50% OF REVENUES?

MLB owners'' latest payroll-tax proposal "appears to be aimed at ultimately reducing player payrolls to no more than 50 percent of club revenues," according to Murray Chass in this morning''s N.Y. TIM

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12/01/95
LEGISLATION FILED TO PREVENT NFL FRANCHISE MOVES

As expected, legislation was introduced in both houses of Congress yesterday by members of Ohio''s delegation designed to control the relocation of franchises, particularly in the NFL. According to th

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11/30/95
NBA REFS REPORT PROGRESS UPON RESUMPTION OF TALKS

The NBA and its referees "failed to reach settlement" after meeting yesterday for three hours in New York. But, according to the N.Y. DAILY NEWS, the refs'' chief negotiator reported "very, very good

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11/30/95
OTHER NFL NEWS: TAGLIABUE LASHES OUT AT HOUSTON SUIT

NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue called a lawsuit filed against the league by Astros Owner Drayton McLane a "sick example of demagoguery," according to this morning''s HOUSTON CHRONICLE. McLane''s suit

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11/30/95
CFL'S DAYS IN THE AMERICAN SOUTHEAST APPEAR TO BE NUMBERED

Neither Memphis Mad Dogs Owner Fred Smith nor Birmingham Barracudas Owner Art Williams attended yesterday''s CFL Board of Governors meeting in Toronto. Today''s TORONTO SUN notes their absences "set o

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11/30/95
TAGLIABUE MAKES CASE FOR LIMITED ANTITRUST EXEMPTION

NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue appeared before a Senate panel yesterday "and all but pleaded for Congress to grant the league an antitrust exemption so it could keep its teams in place," according to

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11/29/95
TAGLIABUE TO ARGUE FOR LEGISLATION TO PREVENT TEAM MOVES

In testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee''s Subcommittee on Antitrust, Business Rights and Competition today, NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue "will urge Congress to dramatically enhance the

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11/29/95
NBA RESUMES TALKS WITH REFS TODAY

Negotiators for the NBA and its referees union resume talks today in New York "with four major items blocking an agreement," according to Roscoe Nance of USA TODAY. The key issues: salary and contract

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11/29/95
BASEBALL SALARIES SEE FIRST MAJOR DROP IN 30 YEARS

While MLB owners "continue to push for a new labor contract that would curtail salary growth through a payroll cap or tax, there is some evidence that they have found ways of coping with the system as

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11/29/95
LEAGUE NOTES

With the annual year-end CFL Board of Governors meeting convening in Toronto today, the "reshaping" will begin. Top of the agenda is the CFL''s "crumbling U.S. expansion project" (TORONTO SUN, 11/29).

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