After a three-month lockout, the NFL and the referees’ union have reached a tentative contract agreement. In fact, things are moving quickly.
TORONTO (AP) The NHL and its players’ union plan to resume bargaining Friday for the first time since the league’s lockout started, but the talks are to focus on non-core economic issues.
NEW YORK (93-7 THE FAN) — The National Hockey League announced today the cancellation of the 2012 preseason schedule through Sept. 30. This means, due to the lockout made official last Saturday, over 60 NHL exhibition contests will not come to fruition, including the first four the Penguins had planned.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Following an informal workout at Ice-O-Plex in Southpointe, the secondary home of the Penguins, captain Sidney Crosby sat down for a special one-on-one with 93.7 The Fan’s Jim Colony to discuss the NHL lockout, which enters its third full day Tuesday.
A week from Wednesday, Penguins fans were looking forward to getting reacquainted with the CONSOL Energy Center and the boys of winter. But the return of hockey is in limbo as the players have been locked out in a labor dispute with the owners.
MOSCOW (AP/93-7 THE FAN) — When he accepted the Hart Trophy for NHL MVP, Evgeni Malkin praised former teammate, friend, and landlord Sergei Gonchar for aiding his professional development. Now teacher and student have been formally reunited on the first full day of the NHL lockout.
The day hockey fans have been dreading for years has arrived and our worst nightmares are about to be realized…again.
NEW YORK CITY (93-7 THE FAN) — Sidney Crosby’s rookie season immediately followed the last NHL work stoppage. After a summer of skating completely pain- and concussion symptom-free, another potential lockout threatens his efforts to play like “Sid The Kid” again.
NEW YORK (AP) The NHL and the players’ association will resume negotiations on Wednesday in an effort to avoid a lockout this weekend.
NEW YORK (AP) After the first face-to-face meeting in a week between the NHL and the players’ association, the sides spent a relatively quiet weekend apart as the clock ticks down toward another potential lockout.
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The NBA lockout has officially outlasted the NFL lockout, and the average sports fan’s patience has officially been tested. November 16th marks the first time NBA players will miss a pay day, with the average […]
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Former Pittsburgh Steeler Jerome Bettis joined the Vinnie and Cook show on Sportsradio 93-7 The Fan to discuss the NFL Hall of Fame, the Steelers’ chances in 2011 and James Harrison’s comments to Men’s Journal last month.