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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 01 / 29 / 15

Hearing NHL furious over expansion story by @rwesthead at @TSN_Sports quoting NHL owner. Bettman read article verbatim to NHL Board of Gov. — Allan Walsh (@walsha) January 29, 2015 NFL Injury data shows concussions down 25% from 2013. Hopeful news; if only if we could trust pl...

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