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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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07/19/95
EWING SAYS PLAYERS ARE ACTING INDEPENDENTLY

Yesterday, at a New York City Hall press conference to launch "Hoop it Up 1995," Knicks center Patrick Ewing "said he was tired of hearing that a select group of agents are behind part of the league''

Tags: Cablevision, Comcast-Spectacor, Leagues and Governing Bodies, New York Knicks, New York Liberty, Philadelphia 76ers

07/19/95
SOUTH KOREA REFUSES TO COHOST THE 2002 WORLD CUP WITH JAPAN

South Korea''s top soccer official ruled out the possibility of co-hosting the 2002 World Cup with Japan, according to KYODO NEWS. South Korean Soccer Federation President Chung Mong Joon said South K

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07/18/95
NBA PLAYERS HIT THE LINKS -- AND THEIR COMRADES

NBA players would be "crazy" to disband the NBPA, according to Spurs forward Sean Elliott in this morning''s SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS. In a report by David King, a number of NBA players, in San Antoni

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07/17/95
NFL NEWS & NOTES

A Federal Appeals Court upheld the NFL''s right to black out games that are not sold out. A Cleveland man who is hearing- impaired sued the NFL, the Browns and Cleveland''s network affiliates charging

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07/17/95
SUMMER GETS A LITTLE MEANER FOR NBA: MEETINGS CANCELLED

The NBA lockout is "reaching into the wallets of corporate America," according to Peter May in yesterday''s BOSTON GLOBE. May reports that on Friday NBA teams were told the league canceled its biennia

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07/17/95
BASEBALL-BASHING TAKES A HIT

Throughout the first half of the season, weekend columnists and pundits have expounded on the dire state of baseball, but that attitude took a hit this weekend as several opinion-makers took swings at

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07/17/95
WIN OVER ARGENTINA SEEN AS MAJOR BOOST FOR U.S. SOCCER

U.S. National Team coach Steve Sampson called the U.S.''s 3-0 win over Argentina in the Copa America tournament "by far one of the biggest wins in U.S. soccer history" (Calvin Sims, N.Y. TIMES, 7/15).

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07/14/95
NBPA ENGAGING IN "WAR OF WORDS"

The memo sent by the NBPA to its members on Wednesday "seeks to convince players that decertifying the union would not, as some agents contend, force the NBA to lift its lockout, but instead would imp

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07/12/95
DEFORD EXAMINES THE "TROUBLE" ON THE WOMEN'S TENNIS TOUR

In the current issue of VANITY FAIR, Frank Deford examines the state of women''s tennis with the header: "Why have so many professional women tennis players become unstrung? ... The system itself may

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07/12/95
BASEBALL'S ALL-STAR GAME: TURNING POINT OR DIVERSION?

In the 6:30pm EDT edition of "SportsCenter," ESPN''s Charley Steiner said the All-Star Game "is almost like opening night for a new Broadway show. Baseball''s salvation show opens its tent for all of

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