News From: Sports/Pop

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...

by Adam Giladi | on Sep 17, 2015

NFL is at it Again

The NFLPA is investigating the manner in which the league handled, or mishandled yet another Personal Conduct issue; this such incident coming from within the Saints locker room.Apparently, during a...

by Adam Giladi | on Sep 05, 2015

A Big Win for NFL Players

Some of them make millions and get caught up in the nonesense of superstardom, but not all players in the NFL are wealthy and, in fact, it's a tough life and not many working people can relate to...

by Brian Young | on Aug 28, 2015

Not safe in Indy

Last weekend, tragedy struck at Pocono Raceway as INDY car racer Justin Wilson was struck by flying debris and killed.  While INDY Racing does not have a collective bargaining agreement, the...

by Adam Giladi | on Aug 19, 2015

NHLPA, Western Univ. Start Fund for Concussion Treatment

    In an effort to combat concussion-related injuries, the National Hockey League Players Association, along with Western University have pledged to help advance concussion research...

by Brian Young | on Aug 18, 2015

College Athlete Union Ruling: It's Not Over Yet

In a historic ruling, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) chose to dismiss the case of Northwestern football players who tried to form a union. The case hinged on whether or not the board...

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