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Soccer should stick in Atlanta this time

...natural fit for Major League Soccer," Blank said Wednesday."This will be big, you guys will be proud," said league commissioner Don Garber. "MLS will be very successful in this city."Soccer hasn't had the best track record in Atlanta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/scott-michaux/2014-04-17/soccer-should-stick
NHL cancels Winter Classic

...contracts. The union wants to ensure that those are all paid in full without affecting future player contracts. League Commissioner Gary Bettman expressed a willingness to discuss the "make whole" provisions on existing contracts, but only...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2012-11-02/nhl-cancels-winter-classic
NHL talks resume after two-week break

...contracts. The union wants to ensure that those are all paid in full without affecting future player contracts. League Commissioner Gary Bettman expressed a willingness to discuss the "make whole" provisions on existing contracts, but only...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2012-11-03/nhl-talks-resume-after-two
Georgia Southern's move to Division I is questioned

...Athletic Conference orphans Idaho and New Mexico State as football-only members. With 12 football members, league commissioner Karl Benson expressed interest in creating two divisions and having an annual conference championship game...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/scott-michaux/2013-03-30/georgia-southerns-m
Eagles, Mountainneers chasing 'unofficial' title in Southern Conference

...of East Tennessee State, Mercer and VMI, giving them 10 members starting next season."It's a relief," league Commissioner John Iamarino said. "I'm happy to talk about football again after the challenging year we had last year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2013-07-24/eagles-mountainneers-chas
League will play ball on all-star break

...Only two of the other nine full-season leagues in minor league baseball will play Tuesday. South Atlantic League commissioner Eric Krupa said this year's schedule was no mistake, but problems juggling an early all-star break, specific...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/greenjackets/2009-07-12/league-will-play-bal
GreenJackets | Augusta Sports
Ex-Vandy coach Caldwell happy to be at Clemson

...provocative photo of a female student circulated on the Internet.Southeastern Conference spokesman Charles Bloom said league commissioner Mike Slive called Crimson Tide athletic director Mal Moore on Thursday morning after another member school complained...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/clemson/2011-02-03/ex-vandy-coach-caldwell-h
Clemson | College | Sports
No free agency could be omen

...resigned to the potential damage that it can cause to our league, all of the people that earn a living from our league," Commissioner David Stern said. "As we get deeper into it, these things have the capacity to take on a life of their own...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2011-07-01/no-free-agency-could-be-omen
Goodell rejects Saints appeals

NEW YORK - Roger Goodell sent a message to every coach and player in the NFL: safety first. The league commissioner stuck with his punishments for New Orleans' pay-for-pain bounties Monday, rejecting Saints coach Sean Payton's appeal of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2012-04-10/goodell-rejects-saints-appeal
Bad defensive scheme

...involvement in a cash-for-injuries scheme.Four current or former New Orleans Saints were suspended this week by league Commissioner Roger Goodell for their part in the team's "bounty" program, in which players were offered cash for injuring opposing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2012-05-06/bad-defensive-scheme