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Mark Cohon Will Not Seek Third Term As CFL Commissioner

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 20 / 14

CFL Commissioner  Mark Cohon  said that he "will not seek a third term" after his contract expires next spring. League Chair Jim Lawson said that the CFL BOG "will discuss the next steps toward finding a replacement for Cohon soon." Cohon has spent eight years in the position, ...

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