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The NFL and its $25 Billion Train

Chris Koras | Posted 06.03.2015 | Sports
Chris Koras

The NFL has made itself so relevant in main-stream media that regardless of what time of year it is, every sports media outlet will be featuring an NFL related story. It has become a soap opera with a few games mixed in, and it has thrived as a result.

Kyle Lohse Could Become This Generation's Curt Flood

Ben Berkon | Posted 04.27.2013 | Sports
Ben Berkon

Lohse, who is coming off a terrific 2012 campaign, where he hurled a career-best 134 ERA+ and 3.76 K/BB over 211 IP, still remains a free-agent.

NBA Owners to the Players: This Is a Stick-Up!

David Berri | Posted 12.11.2011 | Sports
David Berri

Although it's unclear when the latest labor dispute between players and owners in the National Basketball Association will end, it's very clear that the owners will ultimately win. How can we be so sure?

Yao Ming's First Interview Since Retirement

Graham Bensinger | Posted 11.02.2011 | Sports
Graham Bensinger

The former Houston Rockets' center opens up about what led to his decision to retire, shares the experience of first moving to Houston and details the injuries that plagued his NBA career.

NFL Players, Owners Working To Finish CBA

AP | BARRY WILNER | Posted 10.03.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK — With yet another deadline approaching, NFL players and owners still are debating drug testing, benefits and the player conduct policy...

NBA Locks Out Players

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 08.30.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK — No free agency now, maybe no games later. The NBA lockout claimed a quick casualty in Day 1, when the free agency period did not ope...

Jordan Schultz

NFL Lockout Means Players Are More Conservative | Jordan Schultz | Posted 06.27.2011 | Sports

With the new collective bargaining agreement yet to be reached and the 2011 NFL season in jeopardy, NFL players -- for the first time in their lives -...

Brady v. NFL: A Primer

Andrew Brandt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Andrew Brandt

Before everyone returns to the "he said/she said" phase of the NFL labor dispute, it's worth focusing on what is actually in front of us as the reality of the NFL right now.

The NFL Labor Mediations: How We Got Here and a Peek Inside

Andrew Brandt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Andrew Brandt

As mediation meetings between the NFL and the NFLPA enter their sixth straight day, there is a growing sense of optimism that the gloom and doom surrounding these negotiations may be delayed or even averted.

The Rookie Sacrifice: Key to NFL Labor Talks

Andrew Brandt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Andrew Brandt

As has been clear from some time, top incoming rookies are going to be sacrificed; Sam Bradford will go down in history as the last bonus baby of the NFL Draft. The key for the NFLPA is having this rookie sacrifice work for the greater good.

Amazon's Move Into Canada Protested By Booksellers

The Globe and Mail | Marina Strauss and Omar El Akkad | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Canada's booksellers are urging Ottawa to block from building a distribution network in Canada, raising the stakes in a showdown over gover...

Stern und Drang

Arn Tellem | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Arn Tellem

Faced with potential sturm und drang over a hard salary cap, the National Basketball Players Association has responded with a silence that has been almost ear-splitting.