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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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08/30/95
NBA PLAYERS HIT THE POLLS TODAY TO DECIDE THEIR FATE

Members of the NBPA begin voting today on whether or not to decertify the union. Ballots can be cast at NLRB regional offices around the country today and next Wednesday, September 7 (THE DAILY). AT Q

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08/30/95
PGA TOUR EXPANDS OPPORTUNITIES FOR NON-MEMBERS

The PGA Tour Tournament Policy Board voted yesterday to expand the number of tournaments available to "nonmembers" from five to seven, Because the Players Championship, the NEC World Series of Golf an

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08/29/95
NFL LOOKS TO CRACK DOWN ON CREATIVE CAP-ONOMICS

On ESPN''s "NFL Prime Monday," Chris Mortenson said the NFL will be watching for teams abusing salary cap rules. Mortenson: "They are trying to have a crack-down right now. It''s called their ''Whistl

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08/29/95
GOURDINE SAYS HE'S PLEASED WITH TURNOUT AT NBPA MEETINGS

The NBPA concluded its series of regional meetings yesterday in Baltimore, and union head Simon Gourdine says "he was more than pleased with the overall turnout of 99 players during the whirlwind 12 d

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08/29/95
NHL'S NEUTRAL ZONE TRAP COULD BECOME OBSOLETE BY TODAY

The NHL plans to announce today that it "intends to ban holding, hooking and all other forms of obstruction between the blue lines," according to Dave Fuller of the TORONTO SUN. Fuller reports that th

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08/29/95
STERN TO RULE ON RILEY-HEAT CASE THIS WEEK

NBA Commissioner David Stern "will likely" rule on the alleged tampering involving the Heat and Pat Riley this week, a league spokesperson said yesterday (Mike Wise, N.Y. TIMES, 8/29). Neither Stern,

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08/29/95
INDY RACING LEAGUE SCHEDULE TO END ANNUALLY WITH INDY 500

The new Indy Racing League, created by Indianapolis Motor Speedway President Tony George, will debut on January 27 with the Indy 200 in Orlando. The only other races during IRL''s inaugural season wil

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08/28/95
QUIET IS GOOD IN BASEBALL LABOR TALKS

The "first sign" that MLB''s owners and players "are trying to work together to find a solution will be made public in the next couple of days," according to Tracy Ringolsby of the ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS

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08/28/95
OPEN BEGINS TODAY TO MUCH FANFARE AND STAR POWER

The U.S. Open begins today in Flushing Meadows with many media outlets focusing on the state of the game. SELES FACTOR: In Washington, Josh Young writes that "for the first time in years, the women wi

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08/28/95
STERN CONTINUES TO BANG THE DRUM; FALK, JORDAN PROFILED

NBA Commissioner David Stern continued to take to the airwaves over the weekend, predicting that the union will not decertify, but promising that the season will not be played if it does. Stern, on NB

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