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Cowboys Tag Spencer, With One Negotiation Key

The Dallas Cowboys have opted for a second straight year to franchise-tag defensive standout Anthony Spencer, 105.3 The Fan learned on Monday, and both sides are now “working together on a long-term deal,’’ agent Jordan Woy tells me.


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2 Seasons Since NFL Agreement, Still No HGH Tests

HGH is a banned performance-enhancing drug that is hard to detect and has been linked to health problems such as diabetes, cardiac dysfunction and arthritis.


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NHL Unanimously Ratifies New CBA

The NHL unanimously ratified the new CBA on Wednesday. The last step remaining towards an official start to the 2012-13 season will be the NHLPA’s ratification.


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NHL Lockout: Union Submits Another Offer

The NHL and NHLPA met twice on Wednesday as they continue negotiations toward a new CBA, with the union submitting another offer to the league.


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NFLPA’s Collusion Case Against NFL Denied By Judge

The NFL Players Association’s claim of collusion by league owners has been rejected by the federal judge who has previously sided with the players.


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Ex-Players Reply To NFL’s Motion To Dismiss Concussion Cases

In a brief filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Philadelphia, the players dispute the league’s framing of the cases as a labor issue governed by collective bargaining agreements.


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NHL Releases Details Of Latest Offer To NHLPA

The first document is the 10-point offer and the second includes a detailed explanation of the proposal. Both documents are published in full on the league’s website.


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NHL & NHLPA Set To Resume CBA Talks

The good news? The NHL and NHLPA are going to resume negotiating a new collective bargaining agreement on Wednesday and Thursday in New York. The bad news? They still aren’t going to be discussing how to split the hockey-related revenue.


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NHL & NHLPA Step Back From Negotiations

The NHL and NHLPA wrapped up three straight days of negotiating Sunday and will now take a step back to have internal discussions concerning a new collective bargaining agreement.


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Judge Considers NFLPA Collusion Lawsuit vs NFL

The union is seeking billions of dollars in damages. It claims the NFL set a secret salary cap during the uncapped 2010 season to hold down salaries.


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NHL Breaks Off Talks After Union’s Latest Offer

NHL Players Association executive director Donald Fehr says labor negotiations have broken off with two weeks to go before the NHL has threatened to lockout its players.


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NHL & NHLPA Talks On Hold Again

The current agreement expires Sept. 15, when the league has said it will lock out the players if a new deal is not in place.