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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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11/28/95
CFL NEWS & NOTES: BOARD OF GOVERNORS SET TO CONVENE

When the CFL Board of Governors meets Wednesday in Toronto, owners are expected to discuss the location of teams, salary caps, and the Canadian content rules for teams in Canada. Jeff Dickins of the H

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11/28/95
FOOTBALL EXPECTED TO BE FOCUS OF SENATE HEARING TOMORROW

The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on Antitrust, Business Rights and Competition takes up the issue of franchise relocation in a hearing tomorrow at 10am EST. Scheduled to testify: Members of OH''s c

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11/28/95
REFS RANK-AND-FILE READY TO MAKE A DEAL WITH NBA?

NBA officials will meet with representatives of the league''s locked-out refs on Wednesday in New York. According to CNN''s Nick Charles, a source said "a lot of referees" think the league''s latest o

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11/28/95
BASEBALL'S WARRING PARTIES CIRCLE THE NEGOTIATING TABLE

Acting MLB Commissioner Bud Selig said negotiations for a new CBA are expected to resume after the MLBPA meetings, which begin today in FL. According to USA TODAY''s Antonen & Bodley, "Talks could res

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11/28/95
LEAGUE NOTES

In Boston, Frank Dell''apa calls FIFA President Joao Havelange''s "blessing" of MLS and his intention to attend the ''96 opener a "great boost of confidence." Dell''apa: "Make no mistake -- a professi

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11/27/95
NHL LOOKING TO START THEIR SEASON LATER?

Penguins Owner Howard Baldwin is reportedly set to propose that the NHL start their season three weeks later next year to "remove conflicts with the World Series." Baldwin could make his suggestion at

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11/27/95
CRACKS AMONG REFS ARE GETTING BIGGER; OTHERS ARE RESTLESS

"Several NBA referees are pressing their negotiating team to bring the league''s contract offer to a membership vote," according to a report in Friday''s USA TODAY. Union President Mike Mathis turned

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11/27/95
IT'S MONDAY, DO YOU KNOW WHERE YOUR NFL FRANCHISE IS?

OILERS TO NASHVILLE: Nashville Mayor Phil Bredesen appeared on NBC''s "Today" this morning. Bredesen, asked by NBC''s Bryant Gumbel what the citizens of Nashville will get from their investment: "What

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11/27/95
BASEBALL LOOKS TO CUT MINOR LEAGUE COSTS

MLB owners are discussing eliminating more than one third of their minor-league teams, according to Jerome Holtzman of the CHICAGO TRIBUNE. The plan was reportedly discussed at length during the GM me

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