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Gossage: I'm not going anywhere

Despite rumors to the contrary, Texas Motor Speedway president Eddie Gossage isn't flying the coop to join the NHL, writes Terry Blount.

Updated: January 31, 2007, 3:21 PM ET
By Terry Blount | ESPN.com

Is hockey on the horizon for Texas Motor Speedway president Eddie Gossage?

Gossage says no. But the man generally regarded as one of the top promoters in racing has been approached by people involved with the NHL about joining the league and eventually replacing commissioner Gary Bettman, sources confirmed Wednesday. Bettman's contract expires after the 2007-08 season.

Gossage attended the NHL All-Star Game in Dallas last week, but insists the subject wasn't addressed. ...

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