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  1. Is the point system debate returning?

    Craig Custance

    It's been brought up before, although without much success. At one NHL general managers meeting a couple of years after the lockout that gave birth to the shootout, the idea to give three points to a regulation win was presented. And then shot down q...

    Blog | January 21, 2014
  2. NHL - General managers' focus is on possible rule changes

    Craig Custance

    With the NHL's 30 general managers meeting in Florida this week, Craig Custance takes a look at three major rules issues that will dominate the discussion.

    Blog | Conversation | March 12, 2012
  3. Texans' options with the No. 1 pick

    Mike Sando

    St. Louis Rams general manager Les Snead and his Jacksonville Jaguars counterpart, David Caldwell, made small talk in a hotel lobby as the NFL owners meetings got going in Orlando last week. Their teams hold the second and third picks in the 2014 NFL...

    Blog | April 02, 2014
  4. Buyout close for Danny Granger?

    Nick Borges

    Danny Granger has spoken with general manager Sam Hinkie and head coach Brett Brown regarding a buyout and the team might make an announcement on Tuesday, according to The Philadelphia Inquirer. "The discussions, the meetings are continuing," said...

    Blog | February 25, 2014
  5. Mike Trout and the $400 million question

    Buster Olney

    During the winter meetings last week, general managers rotated through the ESPN workroom to answer thematic questions. Their responses are used going into and coming out of commercials during "Baseball Tonight," and one of the questions posed was: Wh...

    Blog | December 16, 2013
  6. Ike finally getting liked?

    AJ Mass

    It's the rumor that won't seem to go away. According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, general managers Sandy Alderson and Doug Melvin are chatting again at the winter meetings, once again fueling speculation that a deal could be forthcoming that would...

    Blog | December 12, 2013
  7. No big deals out of Atlanta

    Doug Mittler

    Don't expect a blockbuster deal out of the Atlanta Braves by the time the Winter Meetings conclude on Thursday. General manager Frank Wren indicated to David O'Brien of the Atlanta JC that if any deal is made, it would likely be a modest one for a...

    Blog | December 10, 2013
  8. First things first for Brewers

    AJ Mass

    With the winter meetings ready to get started, Milwaukee Brewers general manager Doug Melvin says that he would consider the affair to be a successful one if he returns to Wisconsin with a starting first baseman for 2014 under contract. Melvin tol...

    Blog | December 09, 2013
  9. Lessons from the offseason thus far

    Jim Bowden

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- The hot stove season typically doesn't get white-hot until the winter meetings, but general managers decided to break the rules this year and we've seen tons of action already, with the Robinson Cano contract and Prince Fiel...

    Blog | December 09, 2013
  10. GMs who will make a splash in Orlando

    Jim Bowden

    Baseball's annual winter meetings in Orlando, Fla., don't commence until Sunday, Dec. 8, but several general managers already have made waves this offseason. Tigers president/GM Dave Dombrowski has made the biggest splash of the offseason so far a...

    Blog | December 04, 2013
  11. MLB trying to prevent NFL-type lawsuits

    Buster Olney

    When the topic of catcher collisions was raised in a meeting of general managers the other day, the sentiment in the room "was 100 percent," according to one official: The rules need to be changed. Nobody bothered arguing for the status quo, said sev...

    Blog | November 14, 2013
  12. Patient approach to playoffs right move

    Craig Custance

    TORONTO -- One of the things one NHL general manager said he appreciates about Gary Bettman is that, during meetings like Tuesday's in Toronto, he does a good job of getting the temperature of the room on important issues and is willing to make tweak...

    Blog | November 13, 2013
  13. Could NHL overtime rules be changed?

    Craig Custance

    TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. -- Detroit Red Wings general manager Ken Holland isn't anti-shootout. He's just in favor of letting actual hockey decide games. So during NHL GM meetings in the past, he's suggested that overtime sessions consist ...

    Blog | September 10, 2013
  14. NHL- Could overtime rules be changed?

    Craig Custance

    TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. -- Detroit Red Wings general manager Ken Holland isn't anti-shootout. He's just in favor of letting actual hockey decide games. So during NHL GM meetings in the past, he's suggested that overtime sessions consist of five (or...

    Blog | Conversation | September 10, 2013
  15. Top trade candidates at the draft

    Craig Custance

    Last week, following the GM meetings in Boston, Sabres general manager Darcy Regier was explaining why the market wasn't quite ready yet for major trades. "It's too loose right now. Too undefined. Too many variables -- the cap, the potenti...

    Blog | June 28, 2013
  16. NHL - Kris Letang, Roberto Luongo among top trade candidates

    Craig Custance

    Craig Custance gives 10 big names who could be moved over the weekend, including Kris Letang and Roberto Luongo.

    Blog | Conversation | June 28, 2013