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Canadiens' Geoff Molson, Jets' Mark Chipman Join NHL Exec Committee

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 09 / 16

The NHL BOG on Friday elected Canadiens Owner Geoff Molson and Jets Owner Mark Chipman to its 10-member Exec Committee. The two replace late Flyers Owner Ed Snider and Hurricanes Owner Peter Karmanos, Jr. , who was not re-elected. The other eight members include Henry Samueli (Ducks), Murr...

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Expos' Relocation: MLB's #1 Task

MLB President & COO Bob DuPuy said the Expos'' relocation is baseball''s "number one priority" and that the owners are "resolute that [MLB] will relinquish control of the club after next season," acco

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Sabres Inch Closer To Chapter 11

NY Gov. George Pataki "expressed pessimism Friday that the state will be able to give financial help" to prospective Sabres co-Owners Mark Hamister and Todd Berman, who "have said government assistanc

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LeBron James Debate Continues

ESPN2 earned a 1.97/ (1,670,000 HHs) Nielsen cable rating for its coverage of the Oak Hill Academy-St. Vincent St. Mary''s high school basketball game featuring LeBron James last Thursday night, marki

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NBDL Remains Despite Woes

For the NBDL''s second season, the NBA "localized management and marketing this season and dropped ticket prices to an average of $10, hoping to improve on last season''s average attendance of 1,635 a

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Mergers, Acquisitions, IPOs K2 announces $84M deal for Rawlings; Spalding set to sell its non-golf businesses; Converse announces plans to raise $86M with IPO. Barrel Comes Up Empty Judge sides with N

K2 Bids To Acquire Rawlings

L.A.-based K2 announced today it has agreed to acquire Rawlings Sporting Goods for $84M in stock, an offer "intended to trump a bid submitted by Rawlings'' largest shareholder," Daniel Gilbert, accord

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Sports Industrialists Of The Year

While Robert and Jonathan Kraft say the success of this past year signals the commencement of a new era for their sports operations, ''02 also marked the culmination of the Krafts'' strategic planning

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Converse's $86M IPO Plans

MA-based Converse on Friday announced plans to raise $86M in an IPO, according to the BOSTON BUSINESS JOURNAL. Converse stated in an SEC filing that it plans to "use the net proceeds to redeem outstan

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NFL Players Disclose Concerns

NFL Players Concerned Over Helmet-To-Helmet Sanctions In light of the "lack of guaranteed contracts, recent sparks of fines of helmet-to-helmet hits and use of over-the-counter drugs that have been ba

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Monday, December 16, 2002 The WASHINGTON POST’s Paul Schwartzman looksback at US Airways Arena, originally named the Capital Centre, which was razed yesterday, and writes that while the arena “never i

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