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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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The NHL Board of Governors meet in New York today to discuss management''s next move in the protracted lockout of NHL players. The following are quotes from participants and media observers on where p

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12/12/94
CFL LEAGUE MEETINGS WRAP UP IN BALTIMORE

When the CFL concluded its two days of meetings in Baltimore this weekend, "team owners were able to measure progress in small steps." The aim of the meetings was to "solidify the rapidly changing str

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12/12/94
BASEBALL HELD HOSTAGE -- DAY 123: THAT OL' CAUTIOUS OPTIMISM

The labor dispute "seemed no closer to resolution Sunday, when the owners made a counter proposal they claimed was within the framework of the proposal" made by the MLBPA on Saturday. They gave the pl

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12/09/94
HOCKEY HELD HOSTAGE II: GOODENOW, BETTMAN TRADE FAXES

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and NHLPA Exec Dir Bob Goodenow did not speak by telephone as expected, but the two sides did restate their positions via fax. DEAR GARY: Goodenow "urged Bettman to recon

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12/09/94
NEWS & NOTES FROM THE CFL MEETINGS IN BALTIMORE

The CFL Board of Governors were told by Hamilton Tiger-Cats Chair Roger Yachetti that he expects the team to meet league- imposed ticket and sponsorship goals. The team is 85% of the way toward reachi

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12/09/94
EXPANSION: A SPORT BUSINESS DAILY STUDY ON THE NBA IN CANADA

The NBA''s venture into Canada was supposed the be the league''s bold first step into the international realm, laying the precedent for a more ambitious move into Mexico and Europe. But the two expans

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12/09/94
BASEBALL HELD HOSTAGE -- DAY 120: EARLY FREEZE THIS WINTER?

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12/09/94
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IMG BUYS GRAND PRIX OF DALLAS, LOOKS TO BOOST ROLE IN RACING

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