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by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 16, 2021

SAG-AFTRA Goes After Influencers

SAG-AFTRA represents roughly 160,000 workers in the entertainment industry. Their members are on most major TV shows, movies, and commercials. Their members can also be heard on the radio nationwide...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 05, 2021

NFLPA: The Best Days of the NFL are Ahead

Just a few months ago, the NFL Commissioner and NFLPA were locked in a battle over the 2020 season. In a season like no other, COVID seems to have brought Commissioner Roger Goodell and NFLPA...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 29, 2021

Curt Schilling: Not Hall of Fame Material

This week, the baseball writers on the Hall of Fame committee failed to send anyone to Cooperstown for the 2021 season. The closest player to reaching the 75% threshold was the controversial pitcher...

by Brian Young | on Jan 27, 2021

NBA's Trail Blazers Caught Red Handed

For decades, IATSE Local 28 members have worked at Portland Trail Blazer home games. When the pandemic hit in March and the NBA season was put on pause, all the workers at the arena were laid off...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 25, 2021

NFLPA Supports Amazon Workers

Beginning in February, workers at the Bessemer, Alabama Amazon warehouse will vote on joining RWDSU. This is the first union election at Amazon since 2014. While the workers are facing an intense...

by Press and Media | on Jan 15, 2021

Post Malone Donates Crocs to Frontline Workers

Syracuse, NY native Post Malone is giving back to his community by donating sold out Crocs to frontline workers. Find out more about this generous move below from Billboard.

by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 16, 2020

Supreme Court to Hear NCAA College Player Pay Case

For the first time in three decades, the highest court in the United States will hear a case challenging the NCAA’s rule forbidding players from being compensated. Their decision could have...

by Brian Young | on Dec 09, 2020

NFLPA: We Can Avoid a Bubble

Although the NFL has been dealing with outbreaks of COVID-19 throughout the season, the National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) believes that the season can be completed without having...

by Brian Young | on Oct 06, 2020

A Who's Who of Players Reps

Unions in sports have provided a valuable tool for the players. Since the major sports have organized, salaries have gone up and the leagues have invested more in things like safety. Like other union...

by Guest Post | on Oct 02, 2020

NFLPA Wants to Ban Turf Fields

As a rookie learning the ins and outs of being a professional football player, I remember the collective groan that my older teammates made whenever it was announced that we’d be...