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NFL Replacement Referees

Steelers Nation Ready To Welcome Regular Refs Back To The Field

After a three-month lockout, the NFL and the referees’ union have reached a tentative contract agreement. In fact, things are moving quickly.

09/27/2012

Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin

NHL Schedules New Talks As Union Pessimism Mounts

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.

93-7 The Fan–09/25/2012

CONSOL Energy Center during Pens playoff game

NHL: No Exhibition Hockey Through Sept. 30

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.

93-7 The Fan–09/19/2012

Sidney Crosby

Sneak Preview: Colony With Crosby

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.

93-7 The Fan–09/18/2012

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NHL Lockout To Hurt Local Economy

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.

09/17/2012

Evgeni Malkin and Sergei Gonchar

Malkin, Gonchar Reunited During Lockout

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.

93-7 The Fan–09/17/2012

Gary Bettman

Shea-ved Ice: Lockout 2012, Here We Go Again

The day hockey fans have been dreading for years has arrived and our worst nightmares are about to be realized…again.

09/15/2012

Sidney Crosby

Sid Says Timely Season “Not Looking Great”

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.

93-7 The Fan–09/14/2012

Gary Bettman

NHL, Union To Resume Negotiations

NEW YORK (AP) The NHL and the players’ association will resume negotiations on Wednesday in an effort to avoid a lockout this weekend.

09/12/2012

CONSOL Energy Center during Pens playoff game

NHL Labor Talks On Hold During Quiet 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.

93-7 The Fan–09/10/2012

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Five Changes To Make The NBA All-Star Game Better

By: Martin Sumners The NBA All-Star Game was introduced in 1951. Initially, the game was an almost quaint two-hour exhibition and although held in non-cosmopolitan cities such as Ft. Wayne, Indiana, it was often elegantly […]

02/24/2012

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Top Five All-Star Dunk Contest Dunks Of All Time

By: Martin Sumners The ABA didn’t invent the dunk but it did introduce the high-flying dunk contest at the 1976 ABA All-Star Game at the fitting site of Denver known as the Mile High City. […]

02/24/2012

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NBA Lockout Distractions To Pass The Time

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 […]

11/17/2011

Darren Rovell interviews NBA Commissioner David Stern. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2009 NBAE (Photo by Jennifer Pottheiser/NBAE via Getty Images)

CNBC Sports’ Rovell Talks World Series, NBA Lockout

Sports Biz Analyst Darren Rovell takes a look at the business side of your favorite sports every Friday on The Fan Morning Show.

93-7 The Fan–10/28/2011

Jerome Bettis

“The Bus” Weighs In On Hall Of Fame, James Harrison & Concussions

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.

08/09/2011

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