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This post has been updated. See the note below for details.As expected, the NHL on Friday canceled another block of games as well as the league's All-Star game, which had been scheduled for Jan. 27 in Columbus, Ohio. Regular-season games were canceled through Dec. 14, bringing the number of games wiped out...
The NBA season was slipping away as Thanksgiving 2011 approached. The league and the National Basketball Players Assn. were so far apart in labor negotiations that players took the drastic step of dissolving their union by filing a disclaimer of...
Writers from around the Tribune Co. discuss who came out on top after the NHL's extended labor dispute, which appeared to come to an end with a tentative agreement on Sunday. Feel free to join the conversation with a comment of your own. Harvey Fialkov,...
AP Sports WriterCANONSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Brooks Orpik had a good reason to head back to Pittsburgh after spending the first three months of the NHL lockout in Massachusetts, and the Penguins defenseman insists it had nothing to do with optimism he and the rest of his...
Kings center Anze Kopitar injured his right knee Saturday while playing for Mora IK of Sweden’s Allsvenskan hockey league but preliminary indications were that it’s not serious and is not likely to keep him out for more than two to three...
They're fed up, and they're not going to take it anymore. That's the case for thousands of employees across the country who are striking and walking out of jobs rather than accept changes to their pay and benefits. It might be a shot in the arm for a...
AP Sports WriterHockey is back, and it took nearly four months and one long night to get the game back on the ice. With the season on the line, the NHL and the players’ association agreed on a tentative pact to end a 113-day lockout and save what was left of a...
Tags: Unions, Ron Hainsey, Winnipeg Jets, Sports, Donald Fehr
The tentative settlement of the NHL’s labor dispute with the players’ association in the early hours of Sunday morning had 42-year-old Ducks winger Teemu Selanne as excited as a kid who had just found a treasured but lost toy, while Kings...
NEW YORK (AP) — They walked into a Manhattan hotel, knowing they were running out of time to save their season. After 16 hours of tense talks, the NHL and its players finally achieved their elusive deal early Sunday morning, finding a way to...
A delegation from the NHL Players' Assn. delivered another proposal to the league during a meeting Wednesday at the NHL's Manhattan offices. The session broke up after about an hour to allow NHL executives to analyze the latest move in what has suddenly...
Tags: Unions, Ron Hainsey, Chris Campoli, Sports, Mathieu Darche
Months after she suffered heat exhaustion and lost her job in an Amazon.com warehouse in Breinigsville, Rosemarie Fritchman sat in a small conference room pleading for unemployment benefits of about $160 a week. Opposing her at the hearing before a...
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It's why our games have shootouts, extra innings, overtime or penalty kicks. Sports fans like to have a clearly defined winner and loser, and they want to pass judgment quickly. Ties have become unacceptable even if a deadlock accurately reflects the...
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