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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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NBA PLAYER REPS RATIFY NEW CBA; OWNERS STEP TO THE LINE NEXT

At a brief meeting in Chicago yesterday, NBPA player reps voted 25-2 to approve the proposed CBA. Sacramento and Boston were the only teams voting against. NBA owners are expected to ratify the agreem

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09/14/95
ARENA FOOTBALL LEAGUE EYES EXPANSION NORTH OF THE BORDER

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09/14/95
UNITED BASEBALL LEAGUE LOOKS UNLIKELY AT B.C. PLACE

B.C. Place GM Neil Campbell said Wednesday it appears the UBL won''t be playing in Vancouver next summer, according to this morning''s Vancouver PROVINCE. Campbell: "It''s pretty close to an impossibi

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09/13/95
JUST SAY NO! NBPA MEMBERS REJECT DECERTIFICATION

By a vote of 226 to 134, NBA players have rejected decertification of their union and voted to retain the NBPA as their collective bargaining agent. A total of 369 players out of a possible 420 cast b

Tags: ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, Walt Disney

09/13/95
GRADES ARE OUT: NBA GETS HIGH MARKS FOR MINORITY HIRING

The NBA received an A- for minority hiring, with the NFL and MLB both getting B''s, according to the "Racial Report Card" put out by Northeastern Univ.''s Center for the Study for Sport in Society. Th

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09/13/95
JONES DENIES HEARING FROM LEAGUE ON NIKE, PEPSI

On ESPN''s "Up Close," Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones denied that he has been summoned to a meeting with NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue, adding that he has yet to hear from the NFL regarding his recent de

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09/13/95
HOCKEY AGENTS CRY "COLLUSION"

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09/13/95
WOULD NO DEAL BY DECEMBER MEANS ANOTHER MLB STRIKE?

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09/12/95
TENNIS RISES FROM THE ASHES: FROM "DYING" TO "BUYING"

ESPN''s "Cover Story" focused on the roles that Andre Agassi and Pete Sampras are playing in tennis'' revival. ESPN''s Brett Haber: "From show companies, two Americans with the contrasting styles and

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09/12/95
BASEBALL OWNERS DIVIDED ON THEIR STRATEGY WHEN TALKS RESUME?

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