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NHL, Players Association To Resume Labor Talks

The NHL and the NHL Players’ Association are set to resume labor talks on Wednesday at the league offices in New York.


Dallas Mavericks v Memphis Grizzlies

Mavs Release Haywood On Amnesty Clause

Brendan Haywood has been waived by the Dallas Mavericks, who designated the 7-foot center as their amnesty player.


Philadelphia Flyers v Pittsburgh Penguins

NHL Salary Cap Jumping To $70.2 Million

It’s a significant jump from last year’s cap of $64.3 million, and continues the trend of increases since the cap system was established in 2005.


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NHL Season Could Start Without Labor Deal

The NHL season could start without a new labor agreement if both sides agree to continue talks beyond the Sept. 15 expiration of the current deal.


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NHL Labor Negotiations About To Begin

The head of the NHL players’ union says negotiations on a new collective bargaining agreement will begin “very quickly” – perhaps as early as this week.


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New NHL Schedule Depends On New Labor Deal

The NHL has released its schedule for the upcoming season – if there’s no work stoppage.


NFL Referee

NFL Refs Association Says No Strike Planned

The NFL Referees Association is disputing a claim by the league that the officials threatened to take a strike vote after their contract expired.


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Union Tells NFL: No Blood Samples Yet

The NFL players’ union has told the league not to begin collecting blood samples for HGH testing yet.


Commissioner of the National Football League, Roger Goodell and Director of the National Football League Players' Association, DeMaurice Smith pose with the new Collective Bargaining Agreement on the front steps of the Pro Football Hall of Fame on August 5, 2011 in Canton, Ohio.  (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Bud Lite)

Goodell, NFLPA Head Smith Sign New, 10-Year Deal

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and NFLPA head DeMaurice Smith have signed the new collective bargaining agreement on a makeshift table on the steps of the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio.


DeMaurice Smith (L)  executive director of the National Football League Players' Association, and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Players Vote To OK Deal To End NFL Lockout

NFL players voted to OK a final deal Monday, days after the owners approved a tentative agreement, and the sides finally managed to put an end to the 4 1/2-month lockout, the longest work stoppage in league history.