NFLPA Executive Director, Union President Take On NFL On Player Safety IssuesLess 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.
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."
More Good News, Hockey Fans: NHL Wipes Out All Games Through January 14The NHL has wiped out all games through Jan. 14, and if it needs to make any more cancellations, the entire season could be the next thing to go.
Monzo: I Live For Hockey And I Love The Rangers -- But I Hate The NHLFor all you hockey fans, I know that you will be back, as will I. But for the rest of the country, the NHL's existence is just a nasty rumor at this point. It's a joke on both ends. I hate the NHL.
NHL, Players' Association Take Talks Into Wednesday, Hope To Make More ProgressThe NHL and the players' association did all their talking at the bargaining table, far away from the public eye. With another round of talks scheduled just one day after more than seven hours of negotiations, perhaps progress is being made.
Armageddon Closing In: NHL Cancels All Games Through Nov. 30 The news came a day after a league-imposed deadline passed for a deal with the players' association that would allow for a full season.
Silverman: Gary Bettman Is Failing Yet Again And Ruining The NHL In The ProcessIt’s time for the league’s owners to voice their concerns and let Bettman know that he does not have the authority to ruin the NHL. The fans need to get louder and voice their concerns as well. The time is now, or the season will be gone before you know it.
Silverman: Work Stoppage Looms As Bettman Sets Lockout DateThere’s a growing chance that the Rangers won’t get a chance to show their fans and the rest of the NHL how good they are. A work stoppage is looming over the league.