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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.