The unique, complicated, and potentially unconstitutional taxes targeting professional athletes took another step toward the grave recently as the NHL Players’ Association reached a multi-million dollar settlement with the State of Tennessee.
The NHL players' union is currently holding its annual meetings in Chicago, and they are being torpedoed by a horde of screaming Justin Bieber fans. Well, at least that's how Minnesota Wild center Zenon Konopka sees it.
Mortal and philosophical enemies Gary Bettman and Donald Fehr will sit down together today and announce a pioneering partnership between the NHL, NHLPA, and the You Can Play Project (YCP), the latter a non-profit group formed last year to promote LGBT tolerance in sports.
A year ago, the NHL introduced a major realignment plan. Gone were the six divisions, and two conferences. In were four geographic conference, with the winners of each thrown into a final four for the Stanley Cup. The Board of Governor's approved the plan, but it was essentially scuttled by the lockout. Citing…
Did you know, that as of right now, the NHL season is still technically scheduled to start on time next Thursday? Yep, everyone is going about their business as if there's going to be meaningful hockey next week, as if all the best players will rushing back from Russia, as if the teams will re-hire all the staff they…
TMZ—of all places—is reporting that Derek Boogaard's family will sue the NHL Player's Association for the money left on the enforcer's contract when he died in May 2011 (as well as some punitive damages). The family says that the NHLPA was supposed to help them collect the remaining balance, but didn't.
Every morning, the fine folks at Sports Radio Interviews sift through the a.m. drive-time chatter to bring you the best interviews with coaches, players, and personalities across the sports landscape. Today: If you thought the owners won the last lockout, you thought wrong.
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