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Updated: October 11, 2005, 10:09 AM ET
Not to date myself, but as the old "Saturday Night Live" skit went, Generalissimo Francisco Franco is still dead.

And, by the way, the NHL lockout still isn't over.

NHL vice president Bill Daly and NHLPA executive director Bob Goodenow, responding via e-mail Thursday, both denied the report in today's Los Angeles Times that the two sides had reached an agreement in principle. Both parties insist there's no deal until the new document has been fully completed and signed.

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