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by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 03, 2017

What you buy for Super Sunday Matters

So the Super Bowl is this Sunday. If you’re a Packer Fan like me, your still kinda bummed, but if you're a Football fan like most American's, Sunday is a big day. It doesn't hurt to...

by Kate Hogan | on Jan 20, 2017

It's Karma Baby!

There are quite a few people that oppose the inauguration of Trump. Organizations, groups and performers have used their voice to flat out refuse to participate in the once historic and honorable...

Bernard Hopkins vs. Joe Smith Jr.: WCB Highlights (HBO Boxing)
by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 19, 2016

Organized Labor's Cinderella Man

On Saturday, December 17, Joe “The Beast” Smith Jr. fought former multi-class champion Bernard “The Executioner” Hopkins in Hopkins final fight.  After eight rounds,...

by Guest Post | on Dec 12, 2016

Before the Players Union

Before baseball players had a Players Union, salaries were low and most players needed second and third jobs to pay the bills. Thanks to the union, the players were able to sign a collective...

by Press and Media | on Dec 07, 2016

Joe Smith Jr. The Union Laborers Champ!

Joe Smith Jr. found boxing in a very familiar manner. As a 13-year-old growing up in Shirley on the South Shore of Long Island, Smith was the oldest of seven brothers and one sister, and wasn’t...

by Brian Young | on Dec 05, 2016

The Mixed Martial Arts Athletes Association

George St Pierre and Cain Velasquez are two of the biggest Pay Per View fighters that the UFC and Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) have.  They have headlined major promotions, Velasquez was part of the...

by Brian Young | on Dec 02, 2016

Labor Peace on the Diamond

The game must go on.  For the last 21 years, that has been the mantra of Major League Baseball in preventing labor strife.  Over the last two decades, everyone has recieved a piece of the...

by Brian Young | on Dec 01, 2016

Being there for your family

At the beginning of every sports season comes the inevitable story about a player who misses a game or two thanks to the birth of a child.  Inevitably this is followed up by a story of a talk...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 01, 2016

Idiot List Part 4

Welcome once again to the world famous UCOMM Blog Idiot List Part 4.  Below you will find actors, musicians, businessmen and foreign leaders who actually think that Donald Trump will be a good...

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 31, 2016

The NFLPA on Social Issues

If you have watched C-SPAN over the last week, you witnessed a program hosted by the AFL-CIO talking about one of the most discussed issues of the 2016 football season. Colin Kapernick, the...

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