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by Brian Young | on Aug 27, 2020

Professional Athletes Strike over Police Brutality

A strike is when a worker withholds their labor to address a grievance. Here athletes are not playing. Them playing is their labor. A boycott is when decides not to spend their money or go to an...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 25, 2020

Packers Players Speak Out after Jacob Blake Shooting

On Sunday evening Jacob Blake was on an apartment lined street in Kenosha, Wisconsin. He was breaking up a fight between two women when police arrived. As Blake walked away from the scene, police...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 22, 2020

MLB Players Kneel Against Police Brutality

The baseball season finally kicks off on Thursday, but over the past week teams have been holding exhibition games to get ready for the season. Like other sports, baseball is preparing for protests...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 17, 2020

A-Rod: Stupidly Supports a Salary Cap

While negotiations over starting the 2020 baseball season were tense at best, the MLB Players Association is preparing for a new contract battle as their collective bargaining agreement (CBA) expires...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 14, 2020

NFL Players Union: No Health Compromise

While cases of COVID-19 are surging the NFL is considering how they can safely start the season. With just a few weeks before training camps begin, both sides sat down to meet with each other on...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 06, 2020

NFLPA: No Preseason Games

With just a few weeks before training camp opens, the NFL is still unsure what their preseason schedule will look like. While a new collective bargaining agreement (CBA) was signed earlier this year...

by Press and Media | on Jun 24, 2020

Deal Reached to Start 2020 MLB Season

After tough negotiations between the players and the owners both sides have reached a deal that provides the full salaries for the players, but the limited games that the owners requested.

by Brian Young | on Jun 22, 2020

Noose Found in Black NASCAR Drivers Garage

The racing world was shocked on Sunday after a blatantly racist attack on the NASCAR Cup Series only black driver, Bubba Wallace. The attack came less than two weeks after Wallace successfully...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 17, 2020

UCOMM: Side with the Players

"Tell us when, tell us where" that seems to be the message from players all across the league. Whether they are the minority, those making tens of millions a year, or the majority of...

by Brian Young | on Jun 03, 2020

NFL Community MVPs

Throughout the year, NFL players use their immense popularity to help their communities. From helping the families of shooting victims to working with at-risk students, to providing health care to...

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