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 >>
NFL players' honcho DeMaurice SmithAs you may have heard, the NFL lockout ended just a short time ago, and since the TV commentators I'm hearing seem to be confused about who actually came out on top, let me give it to you straight. I'll repeat my words in this space on April 27: "I think I can c ... More >>
Field of Dreams 2: NFL Lockout with Taylor Lautner from Taylor Lautner
Funny or Die, the comedy film company co-started by Will Ferrell, almost makes the NFL lockout worthwhile with Field of Dreams 2: NFL Lockout, a deadly little spoof that combines the oh-so-easy-to-parody Field of Dreams with the ... More >>
Labor negotiations between NBA team owners and players broke down this afternoon as the two sides couldn't reach a new collective bargaining agreement. The players union presented an offer that was rejected by the owners at their three-hour meeting in New York. This comes after one of the lea ... More >>
Why is the looming NFL strike different from all other strikes?
Well, first, it's not a strike, it's a lockout. Or at least it will be on March 4, when the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the National Football League and the player's union expires and the owners padlock the gates.
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