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  1. NHL -- Hiring of Philadelphia Flyers' Chris Pronger by NHL is com...

    Scott Burnside

    The hiring of Chris Pronger by the NHL is completely baffling, and not because he was always in trouble as a player, writes Scott Burnside.

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2014
  2. NHL hires Chris Pronger to player safety department

    Pierre LeBrun

    The NHL has hired Chris Pronger to its Player Safety Department, the league announced Friday.

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2014
  3. Source: Chris Pronger being considered for player safety departme...

    Craig Custance

    LOS ANGELES -- Chris Pronger is still officially on the Philadelphia Flyers payroll but that may not prevent him from getting a job in the NHL offices. On Wednesday, Yahoo! Sports first reported that Pronger interviewed with Stephane Quintal and t...

    Blog | October 08, 2014
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  5. Arian Foster reiterates why he doesn't like Thursday Night Footba...

    Tania Ganguli

    HOUSTON -- Last year, reacting to the impending publication of "League of Denial," Arian Foster expressed his displeasure with Thursday night NFL games. He said if the league actually cared about player safety, they wouldn't have games on Thursday. ...

    Blog | October 06, 2014
  6. Michigan president urges 'thorough review' of in-game safety proc...

    Brian Bennett

    Michigan president Mark Schlissel has asked for a "thorough review" of the school's in-game player safety procedures following the controversy surrounding quarterback Shane Morris' head injury.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2014
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  8. Mike & Mike on ESPN Radio: Ready to Start

    • NFL commissioner Roger Goodell covers player safety, league discipline, Michael Sam and more. Goodell • ESPN Radio's Mark Schlereth shares his thoughts on Packers-Seahawks, his expectations for the upcoming NFL season and more. Schler...

    Blog | Conversation | September 04, 2014
  9. NBA unveils new rules for baselines to aid player safety

    The NBA is expanding the area that must be clear behind the basket and cutting the number of photographers along the baseline in an effort to improve player safety.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2014
  10. Ray Rice suspension continues trend of softer Roger Goodell

    Jim Trotter

    It's hard not to think Roger Goodell has an ulterior motive for getting soft with his punishment of Ray Rice and others, Jim Trotter writes.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2014
  11. Why NFL should expand playoff field

    Mike Sando

    The NFL has no shortage of critics on player safety, commissioner-ordered discipline and the push to leverage public funds for billionaire owners seeking new stadiums. For some, a ramped-up Thursday night schedule came off as just another money grab ...

    Blog | May 29, 2014
  12. Mike Mitchell of Pittsburgh Steelers says he has 'adjusted' to NF...

    Scott Brown

    Pittsburgh Steelers safety Mike Mitchell's 2014 season could serve up proof that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell's player-safety initiative is working.

    Story | Conversation | May 28, 2014
  13. Brandon Bollig of Chicago Blackhawks suspended two games

    Scott Powers

    Chicago Blackhawks forward Brandon Bollig was suspended for two games by the NHL Department of Player Safety on Saturday for an illegal hit on Minnesota Wild defenseman Keith Ballard in Game 4 of their second-round series on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | May 10, 2014
  14. Bollig to have hearing for hit on Ballard

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Blackhawks forward Brandon Bollig will have a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety on Saturday for his hit on Minnesota Wild defenseman Keith Ballard in Game 4 of their second-round series. Bollig was called for a bo...

    Blog | May 10, 2014
  15. Matt Cooke of Minnesota Wild apologizes for hit on Tyson Barrie o...

    Pierre LeBrun

    Minnesota winger Matt Cooke decided Friday not to appeal his seven-game suspension for a knee-to-knee hit that injured Colorado's Tyson Barrie during Monday's Game 3 of the teams' first-round playoff series.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2014
  16. Matt Cooke of Minnesota Wild suspended 7 games for hit on Tyson B...

    The NHL cracked down hard on Matt Cooke, suspending the Minnesota Wild left wing for seven games Wednesday for his knee-to-knee hit that injured Colorado Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2014
  17. Commissioner Gary Bettman says potential New York Islanders sale ...

    Katie Strang

    NHL commissioner Gary Bettman said he spoke with New York Islanders owner Charles Wang as recently as Tuesday morning and that Wang has received a "number of expressions of interest" in the potential sale of the team.

    Story | Conversation | April 22, 2014
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  19. 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs -- Brent Seabrook of Chicago Blackhawks...

    Scott Powers

    Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook was suspended three games by the NHL Department of Player Safety on Sunday for his hit on St. Louis Blues forward David Backes during Game 2 of their Western Conference first-round series.

    Story | Conversation | April 20, 2014