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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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Chargers Proposal Update

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CFL Ratings: Right On Time

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Newark Group Suing Over Arena

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Facility Notes

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Cubs, Rooftoppers Will Negotiate

Rooftop owners overlooking Wrigley Field "did an abrupt about-face" yesterday, as they are "now willing to entertain the [Cubs''] demand that they purchase licenses giving them the right to charge pat

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Executive Transactions

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WTA Event Move Questioned

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NFL Watching Violence, Fashion

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