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Rogers Announces On-Air Talent For NHL Coverage In '14-15

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 28 / 14

Rogers today announced new broadcast talent for coverage of the '14-15 NHL season. Rogers will employ a total of 39 on-air personalities for its telecasts of more than 500 regular-season games across nine networks. Glenn Healy , Kelly Hrudey , Mike Johnson and Darren Pang will serve as game an...

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LEAGUE NOTES

MLBPA Associate Gen. Counsel Gene Orza, on the proposed MLB labor deal: "I''m not happy about the agreement. But it''s the one we agreed to. ... In every agreement, you eventually walk away upset abou

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EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

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Tags: Anaheim Ducks, Anaheim Sports, ESPN, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

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FRANCHISE NOTES

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Tags: Franchises, Los Angeles Kings, Minnesota Twins

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NAMES IN THE NEWS

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