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by Adam Giladi | on Oct 16, 2015

UFC Champ Calls For Fighters Union

The executives over at UFC aren't gonna like the latest comments posed by fighter Jose Aldo. Aldo, UFC's lineal featherweight champion, recently expressed his support for a formal fighter...

by Adam Giladi | on Oct 09, 2015

The Dark Knight Comes Back

The Major League Baseball Players’ Association has announced their nominations for the 2016 Comeback Player of the Year awards. Good news for all New York baseball fans: both the Yankees...

by Press and Media | on Oct 05, 2015

From CWA to NBPA

In this week's ESPN the Magazine, Kurt Streeter sat down with NBA Players Association President and star point guard Chris Paul, to talk about the upcoming CBA, dealing with Donald Sterling, and...

by Adam Giladi | on Oct 02, 2015

New Deal to help NFL Players

The onslaught of recent Draft Kings ads is about to include some familiar faces. The one-day fantasy sports giant has signed a deal with the NFLPA to feature actual players in their aggressive...

by Adam Giladi | on Sep 25, 2015

Giving back to the community

More positive news coming out of the NHLPA: member and Montreal Canadiens defenseman PK Subban has pledged $10 million to the Montreal Children's Hosptial. It's the biggest philanthropic...

by Guest Post | on Sep 25, 2015

Labor411: Unions and the NFL

Football has long been America’s most popular sport, with millions of fans following the action every week. Before becoming the king of the sports world, football had a long history of unfair...

by Adam Giladi | on Sep 24, 2015

Taking Care of their Members

Once a rising star in the National Hockey League, 28-year-old forward Devin Setoguchi is getting a second chance at playing in the pros since entering rehab in April. Setoguchi credits his sobriety...

by Adam Giladi | on Sep 24, 2015

New Access to NFLPA Members

The NFL Players Association has announced the launch of Athlete Content and Entertainment Media, or ACE Media for short. The new organization, which originates from the union's licensing rights...

by Adam Giladi | on Sep 19, 2015

Minor Leaguers vs. MLB Goliath

A federal judge has dismissed a recent class-action lawsuit brought by former minor league players against Major League Baseball, accusing the league of violating strict antitrust laws by paying them...

by Daniel Hinton | on Sep 17, 2015

Local 66's Joe Smith Wins Again

Laborers 66's very own Joe "The Irish Bomber" Smith, Jr. headlined the Rockin' Fights 20 card at the Paramount in Huntington. Smith took on Dion Savage from Flint, Michigan, and won...

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