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On Wisconsin, Packers (and People Around the World) Back State Workers

Jay Walljasper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jay Walljasper

The Super Bowl and protests in Wisconsin may seem worlds apart to you, but members of the Packers have issued a statement supporting state workers and their right to collective bargaining.

2011 NFL Season Assured Thanks to Greedy, Borish Players

Ed Berliner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Ed Berliner

To the players, you are indeed an integral part of the #1 sport in America. We flock to see you perform. We revel in your exploits. But don't ever expect us to feel sorry for you.

Kickoff Week for the NFL Negotiations

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Roger I. Abrams

A genuine decertification of the Players Association accompanied by an antitrust suit would mean the end of the NFL as we know it.

Mets' Mess: Rough Justice for a Tough Customer

Joe Lapointe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Joe Lapointe

Overlooked in the Mets' looming battle with Francisco Rodriguez is the situational morality and circumstantial logic behind the Mets' most recent decision. The underlying logic of this case reveals the ambiguous self-interest of both sides.

Rush Limbaugh's NFL Bid For Rams Attacked By Al Sharpton, Jesse Jackson

AP | R.B. FALLSTROM, AP Sports Writer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

ST. LOUIS (AP)--The Revs. Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson attacked the bid by Rush Limbaugh to buy the St. Louis Rams on Monday, saying the conservative...

Sotomayor's Home Run

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Roger I. Abrams

More than any other decision, Sotomayor's opinion in Silverman v. MLB Player Relations Committee evidences the qualities of thought and diligence she will bring to the Supreme Court.

It's Time to Play the Baseball Salary Arbitration Game!

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

It may be snowy outside with wind chills in the single digits, but it is time to play America's new favorite winter pastime -- the baseball salary arbitration game.