Marvin Miller, who died early yesterday of cancer at age 95, was more than what Red Barber once called him: "along with Babe Ruth and Jackie Robinson, one of the three most important men in baseball history." He was, for almost four decades, one of the most important men in all of sports
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Unions everywhere owe much to Paul Ryan.
Yesterday, in a mind-boggling stretch of logic, the GOP vice presidential nominee equated Obama with the NFL referees who blew the call in Monday night's game between Green Bay Packers and the Seattle Seahawks.
It didn't take long for a swarm of TV and i ... More >>
Roger Goodell: He lost.The New York Giants opened up their weight room yesterday to three players: Chris Canty, Brandon Jacobs, and Mario Manningham. Why just those three? It isn't clear. As Gary Myers says in this morning's Daily News, "The Giants have now decided to close the weight room until ... More >>
NFL players head into the final day of negotiations with owners holding a 3-0 lead. (The current Collective Bargaining Agreement expires at 11:59 pm ET Thursday night.)
On Tuesday, US District Court Judge David Doty overruled a Feb. 1 decision to reject the NFLPA's request that $4 billion ... More >>
The National Football League has a large millionaire population which predictably contributes overwhelmingly to Republicans over Democrats. Yet this week we learned from rightbloggers that the NFL is in fact a wing of the liberal conspiracy.
Early this month Rush Limbaugh and Dave Checketts coll ... More >>
On Third Avenue.
Albany went coup-coup! Pedro Espada Jr. seized the state senate with the help of Hiram Monserrate and billionaire Tom Golisano. After some skirmishes, which saw Tom Duane appearing to lean GOP to save gay marriage, the Dems locked the chamber, but Espada got the key and the GOP w ... More >>
You haven't been reading much about the beginning of the NFL's labor talks, and that's a pretty good indication that you're going to be reading a lot more about it by this time next year. So get primed now. First, there's a new sheriff in town, DeMaurice Smith -- or De Smith, as he calls himse ... More >>