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NHL GMs Reluctant To Make Major Rule Changes On Overtime, Video Reviews03 / 11 / 14
The NHL's 30 GMs on the first day of their annual meeting yesterday "spent a lot of time discussing ways to change overtime" and "looked at more opportunities for video review and the possibility of a coach’s challenge system," according to Stephen Whyno of the CP. The GMs "broke int...
The IHL put off a decision on lifting its ban on signing locked-out NHL players. IHL Commissioner Bob Ufer doesn''t expect IHL teams to sign many NHLers because of his league''s $1.2M salary cap and t
Phillies Owner Bill Giles, a member of MLB''s expansion committee, said that MLB owners are expected to award two expansion franchises by February to begin play in ''97 (Bill Chastain, TAMPA TRIBUNE,
With 373 games remaining in the regular season, the CBA is on track to break last year''s attendance record of 1.8M. This year''s numbers are 8,118 ahead of last season''s average of 3,895 per game, a
The "secret subcommittees" in the NHL labor dispute met yesterday for the second day in a row. One union exec: "Real cloak-and-dagger stuff." The representatives met at a secret location, and while th
Meeting in Chicago, MLB owners agreed to extend negotiations with the players'' union for seven more days rather than immediately implement their economic system. The owners voted to give MLB''s Execu
Attorneys from the NHL and NHLPA met at an undisclosed site in New York, but without the principal players on each side, including NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and NHLPA Exec Dir Bob Goodenow. The ne
The talks between the players and owners broke off, and now the "ugly stage" is set for the owners to declare a negotiating impasse (Alan Truex, HOUSTON CHRONICLE, 12/15). IMPLEMENTATION: Three-fourth
Talks between the NHL and its players'' union will resume today or tomorrow after contacts were made "at lower levels of both bargaining committees," according to a report this morning by the CANADIAN
Pat Gaffney, a representative of the Atlantic Coast League, has approached the Florence, SC, City Council about becoming a franchise city. The ACL is not affiliated with any major league club and is s
For the second day in a row, talks between the owners and players went into the early morning hours. "That they were still at it seemed amazing considering that the union had responded to the owners''