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...capturing the Hollywood Gold Cup. He had previously won the $1 million Pimlico Special on May 12.1991 - The NHL's Board of Governors adopts instant replay.1995 - The New Jersey Devils complete a four-game sweep with a 5-2 win over the Detroit...
NBA, Lapchick won't get legal pushover in Donald Sterling juice. It's unclear whether Sterling gave his wife Shelly the legal power to sell the team. The league's board of governors is expected to vote to strip the Sterlings of their right to control the team's future on Tuesday.The NBA's...
LA NAACP head resigns over move to honor Sterling

...Sterling from the league for life, fined the real estate magnate $2.5 million, and said he wanted the league's board of governors to make Sterling sell the team.Sterling is the NBA's longest-tenured owner. He is also among the league's...
Today in sports history night.2010 - Michael Jordan becomes the first ex-player to be a majority owner in the NBA. The NBA's Board of Governors unanimously approves Jordan's $275 million bid to buy the Charlotte Bobcats from Bob Johnson.2011 - Toney Douglas...
David Stern to retire as NBA Commissioner in 2014

...during a press conference following the league's board of governors meeting.It's hard to be any better than Stern...owner Glen Taylor, the outgoing chairman of the board of governors. "We have done so many wonderful things in the...
NHL owners, players to meet without leaders

...A crew of six owners will meet with a handful of players on Tuesday in New York - one day before the league's board of governors meeting - without Commissioner Gary Bettman and union executive director Donald Fehr. Bettman proposed the unique...
Investor seeking to buy Kings

...and compared the city's efforts to keep the Kings a "Hail Mary."Johnson made a desperate pitch to the NBA Board of Governors in April 2011, promising league owners the city would find a way to help finance a new arena to replace the team's...
Jerry Buss, Lakers' flamboyant owner, dies at 80

...daughter Jeanie runs the franchise's business side.Jerry Buss still served two terms as president of the NBA's Board of Governors and was actively involved in the 2011 lockout negotiations, developing blood clots in his legs attributed to his...
Top players at halfway mark of NHL season honored for their championship is preliminarily set for March 26 or 27. ... The NHL's decision to have the Board of Governors vote via fax on proposed realignment for next season indicates it expects overwhelming approval. Voting was to begin...
Sacramento, Seattle groups present to NBA owners

...made.A vote was expected during the April 18-19 board of governors meeting. But Stern said questions remain about real...the team for $341 million since January.The NBA Board of Governors is expected to make a decision by mid-April. If...


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