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The Daily's Hot Reads For Tuesday: Judge And Jury

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 23 / 14

The BOSTON GLOBE’s Gary Washburn writes of Vikings RB Adrian Peterson using a switch to punish his children : “Is Peterson a child abuser? That’s uncertain, but what is certain is the philosophical divide that causes some to judge too quickly, especially when they haven’t ...

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THE HOCKEY MINOR LEAGUES AT THEIR ALL-STAR BREAKS

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01/17/95
NBA'S STERN ACKNOWLEDGES SLOW-MOVING LABOR TALKS

NBA Commissioner David Stern acknowledged that negotiations with the players union for a new CBA are "moving slowly." Stern, who has expressed hopes to have a deal by the All-Star break: "I don''t kno

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01/17/95
BASEBALL HELD HOSTAGE -- DAY 159: THE REPLACEMENT PLAN

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01/17/95
NHL AND NHLPA ANNOUNCE "MEMO OF UNDERSTANDING"; GAME ON!

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and NHLPA Exec Dir Bob Goodenow jointly announced Friday that the players had ratified the labor agreement by a majority vote and that the season would begin January 20.

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Dallas Cowboys, Leagues and Governing Bodies, News Corp./Fox, NHL, Nike, San Francisco 49ers

01/13/95
BASEBALL HELD HOSTAGE -- DAY 155: TESTING THE DRAFT

Top prospect Jason Varitek, who was selected by the Mariners in last June''s amateur draft, "took a step yesterday that could lead to free agency for drafted amateur players." Varitek signed yesterday

Tags: ESPN, Kansas City Royals, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Milwaukee Brewers, MLB, New Orleans Saints, Seattle Mariners, Walt Disney

01/13/95
STEINBRENNER SAYS MLB EXPANSION IS ON THE FAST TRACK

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Tags: Anheuser Busch, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, New York Yankees, YankeeNets

01/13/95
FIRST WORLD GOLF TOUR EVENT TO BE HELD IN JAPAN IN NOVEMBER?

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CFL FRANCHISE UPDATE: OTTAWA, THE POSSE & EXPANSION

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HOCKEY RELEASED! DESPITE GRUMBLINGS, RATIFICATION EXPECTED

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