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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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01/31/95
BASEBALL HELD HOSTAGE -- DAY 173: BACK TO THE FUTURE

Members of the MLBPA and the owners'' negotiating committee are all headed back to Washington. Separate meetings with Special Mediator Bill Usery are scheduled for today, while face- to-face talks beg

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01/31/95
FORMER NFLPA EMPLOYEE ARRESTED ON EMBEZZLING CHARGES

John Walker, a former researcher for the NFLPA, was arrested by the FBI on a charge of embezzling more than $50,000 of the union''s funds. Walker was arrested around kickoff time on Super Bowl Sunday,

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01/30/95
NBA'S BAD BOYS PROFILED ON SITV, WIDE WORLD OF SPORTS

ABC''s "Wide World of Sports" featured a video version of Phil Taylor''s "Bad Actors" article in SI''s January 30 issue. Taylor interviews Bulls Coach Phil Jackson, Former player/radio talk host Norm

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01/30/95
TAGLIABUE GIVES ANNUAL "STATE OF THE NFL" ADDRESS

NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue addressed the media Friday in his "State of the NFL" speech. Excerpts and reactions follow: ON LABOR ISSUES: "Under this agreement, we are paying more money to the play

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01/30/95
RESULTS FROM THE ORIOLES' FAN INTEREST SURVEY

The results of a poll conducted by Peter Hart Research for the Orioles surveyed 500 of the club''s "most ardent -- and financially committed -- customers." On the use of replacements, 80% OPPOSE, 16%

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01/30/95
BASEBALL HELD HOSTAGE -- DAY 172: TALKS TO RESUME THIS WEEK

Baseball owners are expected to make the "first move when talks resume" Wednesday in Washington, possibly by making a new proposal. "But don''t expect major movement." Braves President Stan Kasten: "T

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01/27/95
BASEBALL HELD HOSTAGE -- DAY 169: CLINTON TAKES A SWING

President Clinton stepped into the middle of the baseball''s labor dispute, setting a February 6 deadline for a settlement, "or something close to one." If one cannot be reached, "Clinton threatened g

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01/26/95
CISL'S MEXICO CITY FRANCHISE SELECTS TOROS AS TEAM NAME

Businessman Achar Levy and CISL Commissioner Ron Weinstein officially announced the formation of the Mexico Toros yesterday, the second ''95 expansion franchise awarded by the CISL. The Toros will pla

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01/26/95
BASEBALL HELD HOSTAGE -- DAY 168: A FANS POLL

In a USA TODAY BASEBALL WEEKLY/Gallup poll of 461 baseball fans, conducted January 16-18, 56% said they would be interested in games with replacements and 42% said they would be willing to pay full pr

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