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NHL, Union Return To Bargaining Table Tuesday

The NHL and the players’ association are returning to the bargaining table Tuesday, hoping momentum generated over the weekend can lead to a long-awaited labor deal.


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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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New NHL Schedule Depends On New Labor Deal

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


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Baseball Players Ratify Labor Deal Through 2016

Major League Baseball players have ratified a five-year collective bargaining agreement that runs through the 2016 season and ensures 21 consecutive years of labor peace.


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MLB & Players Call News Conference For Labor Deal

The sides were working Monday to sign a memorandum of understanding on the five-year deal, which replaces one set to expire Dec. 11.


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Report: MLB To Begin Testing For HGH In 2012

It will make MLB the first major North American sport to blood test unionized players. Baseball has tested minor league players since 2010 because it didn’t need the union’s consent.