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Fate of Hank Aaron statue unclear with Braves moving

Associated Press

The Atlanta Braves say they still do not know if the Hank Aaron statue will be moved from its current home at Turner Field to the team's new SunTrust Park, which will open in 2017.

FILE - In this March 2 1972, file photo, Minnesota North Stars' Dennis Hextall (22)  flips over the back of Philadelphia Flyers Bill Brossart , center, during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Philadelphia. Fifty years ago this week, the owners of the so-called Original Six unanimously approved doubling in size by awarding franchises to Los Angeles, San Francisco/Oakland, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, St. Louis and Minneapolis/St. Paul. No other pro sports league had ever doubled its amount of teams, but the gamble proved to be one of the most important decisions in hockey history. (AP Photo/File)

'Great Expansion' of 1967 showed NHL was for real

- Associated Press

The NHL's "great expansion" of 1967 delivered hockey to California, led to the "Broad Street Bullies" and legitimized the league as a major force in North American professional sports.