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Gary Payton: LeBron Jr. committed to attend L.A.-area school this fall

Multiple stories over the last week have highlighted how LeBron James‘ family will influence his expected free agency this summer. Enter a nugget about his oldest son, LeBron Jr. The 13-year-old is set to enroll at Sierra Canyon School in Los Angeles County this fall, Hall of Fame point guard Gary Payton told BSO’s She… NBA | theScore

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Gary Bettman says he's been 'accused of evil things' in Calgary

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman is heading to Calgary Friday but says anything to do with a new arena for the Flames franchise is not on the agenda. He says he’ll meet with sponsors, some season ticket holders and team officials. But he says he won’t be wading into the issue of a new rink because the Flames have decided there’s no ...

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Boos and bucks: 25 years of NHL commissioner Gary Bettman

Gary Bettman, who replaced league president Gil Stein under the new title of NHL commissioner on Feb. 1, 1993, is celebrating his 25th anniversary at the head of a league he has seen grow from 24 to 31 teams. Here’s a look at key events in the 65-year-old New York native’s reign: Revenue growth When Bettman took over, league-wide revenues ...

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Gary Bettman says Calgary needs new arena for Olympics (but IOC disagrees)

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman has reiterated that he doesn’t feel there’s a path forward for a new arena in Calgary anytime soon. Bettman spoke to Hockey Night in Canada’s Ron MacLean at the NHL All-Star game, where he expressed his thoughts on the standoff between the City of Calgary and the Calgary Flames over building a replacement for the Saddledome. “From talking ...

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Seattle mayor meets with NHL's Gary Bettman, is 'thrilled' about expansion team

Seattle has not yet submitted an official application to become the NHL’s next expansion team, but all signs point toward that being inevitable. On Tuesday, the city’s mayor, Jenny Durkan, met with league commissioner Gary Bettman to discuss Seattle’s interest in acquiring a team in the near future. Apparently, that meeting went pretty well, as… NHL Headlines

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