The NHL and the NHL Players’ Association are set to resume labor talks on Wednesday at the league offices in New York.
Brendan Haywood has been waived by the Dallas Mavericks, who designated the 7-foot center as their amnesty player.
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.
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.
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.
The NHL has released its schedule for the upcoming season – if there’s no work stoppage.
The NFL Referees Association is disputing a claim by the league that the officials threatened to take a strike vote after their contract expired.
The NFL players’ union has told the league not to begin collecting blood samples for HGH testing yet.
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.
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.