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A source said that the Browns have "parted ways" with Dir of Player Personnel JON SANDUSKY , as his "contract expired and the Browns elected not to renew it." The source said that Sandusky "was dismayed to be let go almost three weeks after the draft, when most teams' personnel departments are set....

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Weekend Plans With AHL President Dave Andrews

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Executive Transactions

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05/22/15
Names In The News

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Bruton Smith Elected To NASCAR HOF

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Subway's Paul Bamundo Leaving QSR

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Olbermann Salutes Letterman's Career

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Executive Transactions

The Blues named Special Adviser to the GM MARTIN BRODEUR Assistant GM. Brodeur received a three-year deal ( Blues )....The Univ. of Missouri named Univ. of Memphis Deputy AD/External Affairs WREN BAKER to the same position, replacing DOUG GILLIN , who left in April to become Appalachian State U ...

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Names In The News

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