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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...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 27, 2020

Season in Jeopardy as MLBPA Rejects 80% Salary Cut

With states now reopening, fans are wondering when sports will return. While the NBA and NHL are in talks to finish their season, possibly in a neutral location like Disney or Las Vegas, Major League...

by Press and Media | on Apr 23, 2020

MLBPA Balks at Salary Reduction

If the MLB season is played in empty  stadiums, owners are saying they will have to renegotiate salaries. The only problem is the Players Union says they already have a deal in place. Find out...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 30, 2020

The NYC 7 o'clock Salute

In cities across the world, residents are quarantined in their apartments in an effort to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Most people are sitting home, watching...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 24, 2020

UCOMM Exclusive Q&A: NFLPA President JC Tretter

On March 10th Cleveland Browns center JC Tretter was elected President of the NFL Players Association (NFLPA). Tretter graduated from Cornell’s School of Industrial Labor Relations (ILR) before...

by Brian Young | on Mar 16, 2020

NFL Players Approve New CBA

By a slim margin, NFL players have voted to approve a 10-year collective bargaining agreement (CBA) that will ensure labor peace through 2030 and bring some of the biggest changes to the game in...

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