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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...

by Press and Media | on Sep 17, 2020

Baseball Reaches Deal on Postseason Bubble

The MLB Players Association and the owners have reached an agreement to hold the playoffs in a "bubble" to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and to ensure warm weather for the final games of...

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...

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