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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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05/25/95
BASEBALL NEWS & NOTES: ATTENDANCE SUFFERS AS FALLOUT LINGERS

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05/25/95
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05/25/95
JAPAN GETTING A BOOST FROM SOUTH KOREA'S ASIAN GAMES WIN?

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05/25/95
NHL BOARD TO DISCUSS EXPANSION; SCHEDULE REDUCED TO 82 GAMES

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05/25/95
NFL OWNERS APPROVE HOLLYWOOD PARK PLAN FOR RAIDERS

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05/25/95
A STERN WARNING ON NBA LABOR DEAL AS TALKS STALL

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05/24/95
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05/23/95
SOURCE SAYS BETTMAN MAY CONVINCE TURNER TO TAKE TEAM IN '96

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