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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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Appearing on ESPN''s "Up Close," Phillies CF Lenny Dykstra said that he and 20 other stars would meet some time in the next week to discuss how to end the strike. "It was as close as any baseball play

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02/10/95
BASEBALL HELD HOSTAGE -- II: IS USERY USELESS NOW?

At the urging of the MLBPA, Usery issued a statement saying that his recommendation for a settlement was not a "formal proposal." The owners had released the terms of Usery''s recommendations to the m

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02/10/95
NBA AT MID-SEASON: A LOOK AHEAD AT INTERNATIONAL EXPANSION

As the NBA prepares for its All-Star weekend in Phoenix, papers from around the country this morning are offering perspective on the league. The NBA bills the "three days in Phoenix as a celebration o

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02/09/95
BASEBALL HELD HOSTAGE II: REACTIONS FROM AROUND THE COUNTRY

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02/09/95
SACRAMENTO MAY BE SAYING "REMEMBER THE GOLD MINERS!"

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02/09/95
BASEBALL HELD HOSTAGE -- DAY 182: BACK TO CHAOS

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02/07/95
BASEBALL HELD HOSTAGE -- DAY 180: ANOTHER LINE IN THE SAND

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