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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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03/27/95
BASEBALL HELD HOSTAGE -- PART II: TALKS TO RESUME

The owners could submit a formal proposal to the players when meetings resume tonight, according to the L.A. TIMES. The key points, according to a top management official: Arbitration for players with

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03/27/95
BOSTON COLUMNIST STANDS BY CRITIQUE OF NBA DRUG POLICY

Two days after NBA Commissioner David Stern publicly criticized the BOSTON GLOBE and columnist Will McDonough for his piece on the NBA drug policy, McDonough responded by reporting that Stern "was jus

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03/27/95
BASEBALL HELD HOSTAGE -- DAY 228: HERE COMES THE JUDGE

One week before Opening Day, the NLRB "authorized its general counsel to seek an injunction in Federal court that could send striking players back to work as early as this week." Daniel Silverman, dir

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03/27/95
LPGA ENJOYS ONE ITS PREMIER TV WEEKENDS

The state of the LPGA was a hot topic this weekend, as the Tour held its first major, the Dinah Shore Classic. ABC''s coverage of the Dinah Shore is one of only seven tournaments carried by network TV

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03/24/95
BASEBALL HELD HOSTAGE -- PART II: HOW THE PLAYERS SEE IT

MLBPA Exec Dir Don Fehr was interviewed on "Baseball Tonight." On the players'' position: "We''re not in a bad position to bargain now, the owners don''t have the deal they want either." On rumors of

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03/24/95
BASEBALL HELD HOSTAGE -- DAY 225: NLRB DELAYS DECISION

The NLRB -- "apparently with some prodding" from Special Mediator William Usery -- delayed a decision on whether to seek an injunction restoring baseball''s old economic system until next week. MLBPA

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03/24/95
UBL OFFICIALS VISIT IN VANCOUVER AS LEAGUE TAKES NEXT STEPS

United Baseball League officials were in Vancouver on Thursday to meet with potential franchise owners. B.C. Pavilion Corp. President Warren Buckley, who represents B.C. Place in talks with the UBL, s

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03/22/95
ANTITRUST JUDGEMENT AGAINST NFL GETS REVERSED

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia yesterday reversed a $30.3M judgement against the NFL, saying "players cannot sue a league on antitrust grounds when their union is engaged in co

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03/22/95
NHL/NHLPA SPLIT ARBITRATION RULING

An arbitration case involving the "criteria used in determining the average salary" was decided yesterday leaving the NHL and the NHLPA "co-winners." Arbitrator George Nicolau ruled the NHL can establ

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03/22/95
BASEBALL HELD HOSTAGE -- DAY 223: BACK TO SQUARE ZERO?

Labor talks between owners and players "remained at a standstill yesterday," according to Mark Maske in today''s WASHINGTON POST. Acting MLB Commissioner Bud Selig and MLBPA Exec Dir Don Fehr "ended t

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