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Bettman Wants Proof

via ESPN,
NHL commissioner Gary Bettman wants Dick Pound to back up his claim that as many as one-third of hockey players use performance-enhancing drugs. "We've sent a letter to Mr. Pound demanding to know on what he based his inflammatory statements," Bettman told the Toronto Sun on Saturday. "Everything he says is anecdotal. We deserve specifics, not hearsay and innuendoes. Dick Pound insulted our players with his accusations. "It wasn't fair, appropriate or right," he said.
Bettman finally took some advice from Don Cherry, who said last week and again Saturday night that he wants Pound to prove his findings. Cherry even invited Pound to appear on Coaches Corner. update Sunday 8:43am, Check out the Toronto Sun article.

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