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NHL's Bettman Indicates Olympic Participation, CBA Negotiations Could Still Be Linked

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 09 / 16

The NHLPA may have  officially shot down the idea of extending the CBA through '25 in exchange for continued Olympic participation, but the door "still seems to be wide open to explore that framework further," according to Chris Johnston of SPORTSNET.ca. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman came out ...

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06/22/98
THEY'RE BUD MEN: SELIG COULDN'T ESCAPE PEER PRESSURE ON JOB

Astros Owner Drayton McLane Jr., "one of the chief supporters of the movement" to get MLB Acting Commissioner Bud Selig to accept the job on a permanent basis, said he''d like to see an official annou

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06/22/98
LEAGUE NOTES

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06/22/98
HUNTER PREDICTS "LONG SUMMER"; PLAYER UNREST OVER BOYCOTT?

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06/19/98
TRIDENT MEDIA SIGNS TOP WOMEN VOLLEYBALL PLAYERS FOR EVENTS

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06/19/98
THE GLASS SELIG: REPORT OF TOP JOB HAS MEDIA WONDERING WHY

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06/19/98
IS FREE AGENCY ACTION A DEAL BREAKER ON NBA MORATORIUM?

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06/18/98
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06/18/98
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06/18/98
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