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Game Five of the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Final (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

NHL Fans React To Lockout After Players And Owners Fail To Reach Deal

At issue is how to divide up more than $3 billion in revenue. The owners are seeking to reduce the percentage that goes to players, while the union wants a guarantee of at least the same cut of the revenue paid out last season.

09/16/2012

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NHL Officially Locks Out Its Players

The clock struck midnight, and the NHL turned into another sports league closed for business.

09/16/2012

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

Lichtenstein: NHL Fans Want Owners, Players To Fix Mess

Let’s fast-forward from my mid-80s, NHL-crazed days at Binghamton: The NHL might be canceling its season for a second time in less than ten years. And hardly anyone cares.

09/12/2012

Gary Bettman (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images) and Donald Fehr (credit: Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Hartnett: NHL Lockout Looming; We’ve Been Down This Road Before

The drop of the puck isn’t happening anytime soon. A lengthy NHL lockout appears to be on the horizon. The owners and NHLPA aren’t just far apart, now they’re firing shots at one another.

09/11/2012

Port Newark shipping containers (file/Photo by Michael Brown/Getty Images)

Possible Port Workers Strike Could Impact Holiday Shopping Season

The dock workers at ports from Maine to Texas are in a contract dispute with shipping companies.

09/06/2012

Gary Bettman (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images) and Donald Fehr (credit: Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Silverman: NHL Must Drop Stubborn Act To Avoid Lockout

Eventually, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman will want hockey players to return to the ice. Right now it seems like he wants another pound of flesh from them more than he wants labor peace.

08/22/2012

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B&C Morning Show: NHL Labor Talks And ‘Isms’ Versus ‘Asms’

In a moment where Boomer clearly did have have the audience in mind, he did his best to shoehorn in some hockey talk, as the threat of lockout looms.

WFAN–08/22/2012

Replacement official Shannon Eastin (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images), Phil Simms (credit: Doug Benc/Getty Images)

Phil Simms: NFL Facing ‘No-Win’ Situation With Replacement Officials

“I think it is a big, big deal,” Simms told Boomer & Carton. “I think we underestimate how good the officials that cover the games in the NFL, how good they are.”

08/15/2012

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

Bettman, NHL Ready For Lockout Without New CBA

With time running out on NHL labor talks, commissioner Gary Bettman cautioned Thursday that the league is prepared to lock out its players if a new collective bargaining agreement is not reached by Sept. 15, when the current deal expires.

08/10/2012

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Liguori: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly In Sports In 2011

Sports in 2011 took on an entirely new look in a variety of ways and was definitely the year of the ‘good, the bad and the ugly.’ Here are my picks for the story in sports that top each of these categories.

12/29/2011

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Sport-by-Sport Stoppages Chronology

A chronology of the work stoppages from each of the four major sports leagues

WFAN–11/26/2011

NBA Commissioner David Stern (credit: Michael Cohen/Getty Images)

NBA Cancels All Games Through Nov. 30 After Negotiations Break Down Again

After two days of making some progress on salary cap issues, the two sides brought the revenue split back into the discussion and got stuck on both.

10/28/2011

DeMaurice Smith (credit: AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

NFL Lockout: Owners, Players Close To Deal; More Talks In NYC

It seems an agreement that would end the NFL lockout is getting close. Lawyers for the NFL Players Association and the league are meeting at a Manhattan law firm to try to work out an agreement to end the four-month lockout.

WFAN–07/18/2011

DeMaurice Smith (credit: Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Lawsuit, NFLPA’s Status Unresolved In Labor Negotiations

People familiar with negotiations to end the NFL’s four-month-long lockout tell The Associated Press there are still issues that need to be resolved.

WFAN–07/16/2011

DeMaurice Smith, who was head of the NFL Players Association before it dissolved, talks to reporters outside the federal courthouse after a hearing Wednesday, April 6, 2011, in St. Paul, Minn. At right is players attorney Jim Quinn. (credit: AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Free Agency, Rookie Wages Are The NFL Labor Stumbling Blocks

A rookie wage scale and free agency for veterans appear to be the biggest stumbling blocks to ending the NFL lockout.

WFAN–07/10/2011

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