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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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03/22/95
HOW MUCH DO SPONSORS REALLY AFFECT NFL PLAYERS?

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03/21/95
SPORTS UNIONS MORE FAT-CAT THAN WORKING-CLASS

Financial reports filed with the U.S. Labor Dept. by three of the major pro sports unions -- MLBPA, NBPA and NFLPA -- "offer a snapshot of how much these unions are worth, how they acquire money and h

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03/21/95
WORLD LEAGUE READY TO KICK OFF APRIL 8

With the start of the World League of American Football season less than three weeks away, two teams "with high hopes" for success are the London Monarchs and the Scottish Claymores. Both have signed

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03/21/95
BASEBALL HELD HOSTAGE -- DAY 222: SECRET MEETINGS

Acting MLB Commissioner Bud Selig and MLBPA Exec Dir Don Fehr met secretly in Washington yesterday for a session "designed to give Selig and Fehr the chance to tell each other where their sides stood

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Cincinnati Reds, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, New York Yankees, Philadelphia Phillies, YankeeNets

03/20/95
NBA NEWS & NOTES: MASON SUSPENSION DRAWS IRE OF UNION

The NBPA filed a grievance with the league over the 5-game suspension of Knicks forward Anthony Mason. NBPA Exec Dir Charles Grantham called the suspension "arbitrary and unjustified." Mason was suspe

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03/20/95
BASEBALL HELD HOSTAGE -- PART II: NEWS FROM EIGHT MARKETS

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03/20/95
BASEBALL HELD HOSTAGE -- DAY 221: "THIS IS IT"

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03/17/95
BASEBALL HELD HOSTAGE -- DAY 218: THE PRE-TALKS TALKS

The "next step" in baseball''s labor talks may be a one-on- one meeting between acting MLB Commissioner Bud Selig and MLBPA Exec Dir Don Fehr. One person on the owners'' side: "They have to get togeth

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03/16/95
ALL THE NON-RAMS NEWS FROM THE NFL LEAGUE MEETINGS

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03/16/95
CANADIANS FACED WITH LOSING THEIR NATIONAL GAME

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