Last week, we covered what figures to be one of the top priorities for the MLB Players Association during collective bargaining discussions — alterations to the service time structure. Today, we’ll look at what should be one of the most important issues for Major League Baseball: potential postseason expansion. An...
A rising tide raises all boats, goes the saying, but that doesn’t mean everyone is helped equally. The same is true of the news that leaked on Sunday saying the salary cap threshold for the National Football League would be rising by well over $25 million in 2022—while everyone benefits from more spending, the K.C. Chiefs, in particular, are going to benefit greatly.
Baseball waved goodbye for the winter (and maybe well into spring) when Rob Manfred pushed the lockout button at 12:01 a.m. last Thursday, effectively wiping out all the fun parts that help sustain the most loyal fans through a long, cold offseason. So our last images of 2021 were the...
If you think that Major League Baseball and its Players Association are far apart in negotiations, well, check out the orders of magnitude between SoftBank chief Masa Son and his head janitor, Marcelo Claure. Marcelo Claure, the firm’s chief operating officer and a close confidant of the SoftBank founder and...
Major League Baseball and the Players Association failing to come to terms on a new collective bargaining agreement has resulted in the ninth work stoppage in the sport’s history and fourth lockout. MLB commissioner Rob Manfred shared an open later to fans at the beginning of the lockout, which he...
Three professional football players, including star Tampa Buccaneers wide receiver Antonio Brown, will be suspended three games by the National Football League (NFL) for violating the league’s COVID-19 protocols. According to an NFL press release, the three suspended players are Brown and teammate, safety Mike Edwards, as well as former...
The captains of the first team have collected this Thursday morning the 2020 Barça Players Award, granted by the Club’s Former Players Association. Sergio Busquets, Gerard Piqué, Sergi Roberto and Jordi Alba have been handed the gift on behalf of the whole squad, who are the recipients of this honor for their exemplary attitude in the first months of the coronavirus pandemic. In the 2020 Barça Players Award Edition, the recipients were both men’s and women’s first teams. For circumstances regarding the pandemic, the prize could not be handed until now.
Last night in girls varsity basketball, Ottawa lost a thriller to Dixon in overtime 51-46 at Kingman Gym. For the Lady Pirates, Brooke Waddell scored six 3-pointers for a game-high 18 points and Ella Marvel finished with 11 points, eight rebounds and four assists in the loss. The Ottawa JV...
It was exciting while it lasted, but the spending flurry is over. The Major League Baseball owners, as of last night, have locked out players as the collective bargaining agreement expired. There will be no more trade or contract negotiations. There is only bickering and bad-mouthing on the immediate horizon....
Both Antonio Brown and Aaron Rodgers were misleading about their COVID-19 vaccination status, but only one of them was suspended by the NFL. The NFL on Thursday — in a joint statement with the league’s Players Association — announced Brown would be suspended three games after he and two others “misrepresented their vaccination status under the NFL-NFLPA COVID-19 Protocols.” Buccaneers safety Mike Edwards and free agent John Franklin III were issued the same punishment.
Stumble upon a major leaguer’s Twitter account right, and you may be a bit confused by the profile picture. Numerous players have changed their avatars on social media to a silhouette of a ballplayer’s headshot throughout the day on Thursday. Several Phillies have joined in, the first of which being Rhys Hoskins. While the photos may seem a bit mysterious or confusing at a glace, just know there’s a purpose behind the trend. The members of the Major League Baseball Players Association are using these profile pictures to show solidarity amid Major League Baseball’s lockout.
One month after the 2021 season ended with the Braves winning the World Series, Major League Baseball descended into its first work stoppage in more than a quarter-century. The MLB owners enacted a lockout of the players at 12:01 a.m. Thursday, freezing offseason activity -- including trades and free-agent signings -- and casting doubt over whether spring training and even the regular season will begin on schedule next year.
Effective at 12:01 a.m. on Dec. 2, Major League Baseball owners commenced a lockout of the players following the expiration of the Collective Bargaining Agreement. Here is the latest on where things stand with the current work stoppage …. Dec. 2, 12:45 a.m. MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred made things official...
Baseball Insider Podcast with Andy Carbone: MLB Lockout Begins – Red Sox Make Player Moves – Navigators to Offer Clinics
NORTH SHORE (Podcast) Major League Baseball is in a lockout. The league officially locked out its Players Association at midnight after the two sides couldn’t reach an agreement on a new labor deal. Baseball Insider Andy Carbone has the latest on the negotiations and interesting player news involving the Red Sox. The podcast also features additional MLB team and player news. Below see the details on the North Shore Navigators 2022 baseball clinic and Red Sox player notes.
>Cowboys And Saints Meet On Thursday Night Football. (New Orleans, LA) — The Cowboys are hoping to snap a two-game losing skid as they visit the Saints in a Thursday Night showdown in New Orleans. Dallas with be without head coach Mike McCarthy after he tested positive for COVID-19 earlier this week. New Orleans also feels the pressure having dropped four straight to fall to 5-and-6. The team reportedly is preparing Taysom Hill to start in place of Trevor Siemian.
Major League Baseball officially locked out its Players Association for the first time since 1990 early today after the two sides couldn’t reach an agreement on a new labor deal. Commissioner Rob Manfred released a letter saying he’s disappointed but the goal is to protect the upcoming season. During the lockout, team officials and players will not be allowed to communicate. It’s the ninth work stoppage in total for major league baseball.