“I plan on living here for the rest of my life,” the 37-year-old point guard and Brooklyn native said in an interview in the lobby of his plush apartment building in the heart of Beijing.
The appeals process could take months and if the suspension is upheld A-Rod could miss games into the 2015 season.
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.
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.
“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.”
The NHL made a new offer to the players’ association, hoping to spark talks toward ending the long lockout and saving the hockey season.
The NHL and the locked-out players are talking again, just not for very long.
Ever hear of the stretch provision? It might just save Jeremy Lin’s career in New York.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
NFL owners and players were all smiles after agreeing on a new labor deal. And why not? Both sides were feeling like winners.
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.