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Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Report: Yankees Told A-Rod Will Be Suspended Monday, Selig Won’t Use CBA Powers

The appeals process could take months and if the suspension is upheld A-Rod could miss games into the 2015 season.

08/04/2013

DeMaurice Smith, executive director of the National Football League Players Association (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

NFLPA Executive Director, Union President Take On NFL On Player Safety Issues

Less than 18 months after the league and players ended a lockout, NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith and union president Domonique Foxworth used a Super Bowl news conference to lay out a series of complaints about safety issues on Thursday.

02/01/2013

Bruce Arians (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Giglio: The NFL Coaching Carousel Is More Meaningful Than Ever

NFL owners have realized that finding the right guy on the sideline is cheaper, more stable and maybe even more impactful than the right guy under center.

01/18/2013

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

NHL Owners Approve New Labor Deal; Gary Bettman Apologizes To Fans

“Most importantly to our fans, who love and have missed NHL hockey, I am sorry,” Bettman said. “I know that an explanation or an apology will not erase the hard feelings that have built up over the past few months, but I owe you an apology nevertheless.”

01/09/2013

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

NHL Makes A New Offer As The Lockout Enters Its Critical Stage

The NHL made a new offer to the players’ association, hoping to spark talks toward ending the long lockout and saving the hockey season.

12/28/2012

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman (credit: Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

NHL, Union Resume Talks; League Wants Full Proposal From NHLPA

The NHL and the locked-out players are talking again, just not for very long.

11/20/2012

(credit: Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: How Knicks Can Avoid Poison-Pill 3rd Year Of Lin Contract

Ever hear of the stretch provision? It might just save Jeremy Lin’s career in New York.

07/17/2012

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NHL Labor Negotiations About To Begin

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

06/25/2012

Jeremy Lin #17 and Steve Novak #16 of the New York Knicks (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Knicks Finally Catch A Break, Now What?

It was Murphy’s Law for the Knicks this season, and it only got worse as the team got into the playoffs. Well, that changed on Friday when the league ruled that both Steve Novak and Jeremy Lin would have their Bird Rights.

06/25/2012

Zach Parise  (Photo by Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images) | Shane Doan (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Monzo: Parise, Doan Highlight Free Agent Possibilities For Rangers

As it has become tradition, the Rangers are in search of offense, perhaps some grit and a puck moving defenseman. However, this group of free agents is thin. Here are the players I think the Rangers should and will pursue.

06/12/2012

Bud Selig (credit: Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

MLB Players, Owners Sign Deal; HGH Testing Included

Baseball players and owners have signed an agreement for a new labor contract, a deal that starts blood testing for human growth hormone and expands the playoffs to 10 teams by 2013.

WFAN–11/22/2011

Chauncey Billups, Carmelo Anthony, and Derek Fisher, President of the National Basketball Players Association, listen as Billy Hunter, Executive Director of the National Basketball Players Association speaks at a press conference after National Basketball Players Association met to discuss the current CBA offer at Westin Times Square on November 14, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: NBA Lockout An Exercise In Stupidity

Both the NBA owners and the players are willing to sacrifice not only a season their sports viability for two items that were barely an issue in the prior CBA. It’s borderline insanity.

11/18/2011

DeMaurice Smith (L) executive director of the National Football League Players' Association and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (R) address the the media on July 25, 2011 in Washington, DC. The NFL players and owners announced they have reached agreement and ended the lockout. (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

NFL Labor Deal Looks Like Win-Win For Players, Owners

NFL owners and players were all smiles after agreeing on a new labor deal. And why not? Both sides were feeling like winners.

WFAN–07/26/2011

DeMaurice Smith (credit: AP Photo/Seth Wenig), Roger Goodell (credit: AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

NFL Lockout: Players Reviewing Proposal; Mawae Releases Statement

NFL owners overwhelmingly approved a deal to end the lockout on Thursday. Only one problem: The players aren’t ready to join them just yet. And it seems a vote before the weekend is unlikely.

WFAN–07/22/2011

DeMaurice Smith, Executive Director of the NFLPA, arrives at the NFL Players Association offices in Washington, Wednesday, July 20, 2011. An end to the NFL lockout appears close, with both sides preparing to vote on a proposed deal once it is finalized. (credit: AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

NFL Owners Approve New CBA, Vote To End Lockout

NFL owners have voted in favor of a tentative agreement to end the lockout, pending player approval. Thursday’s ratification came after a full day of meetings at an Atlanta-area hotel, where team executives pored over the terms of the deal.

WFAN–07/21/2011

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