News From: Sports/Pop

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...

by Guest Post | on Mar 10, 2020

NFLPA Elects New Leader

The NFLPA Board of Player Representatives elected J.C. Tretter as the new President of the NFL Players Association on Tuesday. The Cleveland Browns center will begin his two-year term immediately.

by Press and Media | on Mar 04, 2020

Alex Trebek Donates $100K to Homeless Shelter

Longtime Jeopardy host Alex Trebek is using his wealth to help the less fortunate. Find out what his $100,000 donation is going to below.

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 03, 2020

PE Fires Flav Over Bern

Public Enemy is one of the most well-known hip-hop groups from the 1980s. The group, featuring Chuck D and Flavor Flav paved the way for politically conscious rap. In the years since Chuck D has...

by Guest Post | on Feb 29, 2020

NFLPA Explains Benefits of CBA

Yesterday, UCOMM reported about some high profile players announcing their opposition to the collective bargaining agreement. Now NFLPA Executive Director DeMaurice Smith is speaking publicly about...

by Brian Young | on Feb 27, 2020

Some NFL Players Voice Concern about CBA

With the Super Bowl over and the NFL Combine taking place this week in Indianapolis, the NFL Collective Bargaining Agreement is taking center stage.

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