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NHL Takes Step Closer To Realignment

AP | IRA PODELL | Posted 05.07.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — The NHL moved a step closer to realignment Thursday as the players' association approved a proposed plan that is set to go into effec...

NHL Commissioner Bettman? Apology Accepted

Terry Lyons | Posted 03.23.2013 | Sports
Terry Lyons

Now that the deal is done, I refuse to look in the rear view mirror. I refuse to judge the owners or the players or try to decide if there was a winner or loser in this mess.

NHL Labor Talks Continue With New Approach

AP | IRA PODELL | Posted 02.03.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — The only early details that emerged from the latest round of negotiations aimed at ending the NHL lockout were the names of those in ...

Iced

Evan Winiker | Posted 12.26.2012 | Sports
Evan Winiker

As Thursday's deadline came and went, both the NHL and NHLPA now find themselves further down a road neither wanted to tread, one that seems more and more likely headed to a cancelled season.

NHL Lockout Talks Wage On

AP | IRA PODELL | Posted 11.29.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK — The best that can be said about back-to-back days of negotiations between the NHL and the locked out players' association is that the...

More Bad News For NHL Fans

AP | IRA PODELL | Posted 11.27.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK — The NHL canceled the rest of the preseason Thursday, just a day before negotiations were set to resume in an effort to end the lockou...

Weiner Succeeds Fehr As Baseball Union Head

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK — Get ready for more postseason baseball games – and fewer off days. Players would like to see the first round of playoffs expan...

Changing of the Guard

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Roger I. Abrams

Sports labor unions, like the MLBPA, have achieved their goal of giving voice to the interests and concerns of those talented athletes who make a living as entertainers.

Donald Fehr To Retire As Head Of Baseball Players' Union

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NEW YORK — Donald Fehr's quarter century in charge of the players' association was marked by a strike that canceled the World Series, record sal...

Heads in the Sand (And Why Baseball Survives)

Michael Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Shapiro

So long as the home crowd pays to see Alex Rodriguez, baseball can delude itself into believing that all is good in the world.