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NHL's Bettman Indicates Olympic Participation, CBA Negotiations Could Still Be LinkedPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 09 / 16
The NHLPA may have officially shot down the idea of extending the CBA through '25 in exchange for continued Olympic participation, but the door "still seems to be wide open to explore that framework further," according to Chris Johnston of SPORTSNET.ca. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman came out ...
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At a Friday press conference, NBPA Exec Dir Billy Hunter and 12 of "the game''s most influential agents" said that if the league reopens its CBA next year, "they will face tougher negotiations than th
While much of the weekend World Series media coverage cast a negative pall over the state of MLB, last evening''s historic Game Seven could recoup some of the lost glory of this year''s Fall Classic.
A crowd of 57,318 attended the MLS Cup ''97 at RFK Stadium yesterday as DC beat Colorado 2-1 in a "cold rain" (William Gildea, WASHINGTON POST, 10/27). MLS also awarded its ''98 championship game to t
The NBPA "hopes to present a united front when its agents advisory committee meets" today in N.Y., according to ESPN''s David Aldridge. Aldridge: "The committee contains most of the agents who were pa
In a "rare outburst of anger and candor," Marlins Manager Jim Leyland "lashed out at critics" of the ''97 World Series, according to Dan Shaughnessy of the BOSTON GLOBE. Leyland "seemed to be directin
ABL: The ABL signed Jennifer Azzi to a four-year contract extension (ABL). League CEO Gary Cavalli said Azzi''s signing means 29 of the ABL''s top 35 players have signed contract extensions. Cavalli:
Testimony was heard yesterday from Raiders Owner Al Davis in the $130M antitrust suit filed by the St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission against the NFL, according to William Lhotka of the ST.
MLB Acting Commissioner Bud Selig met the press yesterday in Cleveland and "expressed optimism" that the low TV ratings for the ''97 World Series would improve and "indicated that the game''s leaders
The NBA "has launched an investigation in an effort to determine whether a new fast-food restaurant -- called Wraptors -- is infringing on the Raptors'' name, trademark and logo," according to Marty Y