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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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04/25/95
INDY RACING LEAGUE SETS DATES FOR '96 INAUGURAL SEASON

The Indy Racing League announced dates for four of its races during its inaugural ''96 season: The Indy 200 at Walt Disney World''s planned 1.1 mile oval on January 27; Phoenix 200 at Phoenix Int''l R

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04/25/95
"WELCOME TO THE SHOW": BUT WILL FANS ACCEPT THE INVITATION?

MLB returns tonight with the Marlins-Dodgers, to be carried nationally on ESPN. Capacity at Joe Robbie Stadium is 46,238, "but how many show up to welcome the major leaguers may be an issue that overs

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04/25/95
UMPIRES REJECT LATEST OFFER; BATTLE LOOMS IN ONTARIO COURT

The American and National Leagues released the details of their latest offer to locked-out umpires, which the umps rejected. The SALARY range would increase from $60,000-175,000 to $70,000-215,000. PO

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04/24/95
NFLPA "DISTURBED" BY MEDIA LEAKS REGARDING SAPP'S DRUG TESTS

NLFPA Asst Exec Dir Doug Allen said he was "very concerned" about leaks regarding failed drug tests by Univ. of Miami''s Warren Sapp. Allen: "I''m real disturbed to hear that this information on Warre

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04/24/95
HOCKEY ANALYST: NHL "ALMOST A SURE THING" FOR OLYMPICS

SportsChannel analyst Peter McNab said it is "almost 100 percent certain" the NHL will be involved in the ''98 Olympics. McNab predicts the league will take a 10-day rest during the Games and each of

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04/24/95
AHL ALL-STAR GAME TO BE HELD IN SAINT JOHN IN '97

AHL President Dave Andrews announced that Saint John, New Brunswick, will be the site of the ''97 AHL All-Star Game. It will be hosted by the Saint John Flames, and will mark the first time in the his

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04/24/95
NEW NBPA EXEC DIRECTOR GOURDINE MEETS WITH PLAYERS

NBPA Exec Dir Simone Gourdine met with several NBA players on Friday to update negotiations on a new CBA. Gourdine "outlined the discrepancies" between the two sides in a two-page memo: 1) The sharing

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04/24/95
ARENA BOWLING THE KEY TO THE PBA'S FUTURE?

The expansion of professional bowling events into venues with "significant seating capacity" is examined in this morning''s WALL STREET JOURNAL. Frederick Klein reports that the PBA is discovering tha

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04/24/95
UMPS READY TO WORK IN TORONTO?

A crew of locked-out MLB umpires plan to be in Toronto on Opening Day, either to work or to picket. MLBUA General Counsel Richie Phillips said he believes if the Ontario Labor Board rules that replace

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04/24/95
BASEBALL'S BACK: THE STATE OF THE GAME PRE-OPENING DAY

NBC''s Bob Costas, on the state of the game as teams prepare to return to the field Tuesday night and Wednesaday: "What happened last year and the beginning of this year didn''t happen in isolation. I

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