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by Kris LaGrange | on May 16, 2014

The NCAA sucks

Northwestern University athletic director Jim Phillips said he does not agree with his school's football team's attempt to unionize, but he concedes that there are things in college athletics...

by Daniel Hinton | on Apr 17, 2014

Student Athletes Unionizing Scares NCAA

The legislative council of the NCAA ratified a proposal to grant all Division I athletes unlimited access to on-campus dining on April 15. Most college basketball fans can recall University of...

by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 30, 2013

NHL is headed towards its third lockout

NHL Superstar and Canadian heart-throb Sidney Crosby decided to make his voice heard in his support of his union the National Hockey League Players Association (NHLPA)."Basically when you look...

by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 07, 2013

Give Blood & Go to the Super Bowl at The Paramount

The 2013 Super Bowl Host Committee is partnering with NYBC to help increase blood donations leading up to Super Bowl XLVIII.  All presenting donors with NYBC between now and January 17, 2014...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 05, 2013

Barclays! not the Garden!

Barclays! not the Garden! NBA players know that unions are important for protecting workers on the job. The National Basketball Players' Association has a long history of keeping players safe,...

by Eric Hauser | on Mar 06, 2013

IBEW Rattlesnake Run

The annual IBEW Motorcycle Ride will take place on Saturday, July 27, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. in State College, Pennsylvania. We are calling this year's ride The IBEW Rattlesnake Run. Last year we...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 01, 2013

Super AFL-CIO Bowl

Show your solidarity Sunday by not only cheering on your favorite NFL Players Association (NFLPA) members with San Fran or the Ravens, but also buy union made in the USA food and drinks for your...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 30, 2012

Everyone should thank Marvin Miller

Every time a professional athlete cashes one of his multimillion dollar checks he should stop and thank Marvin Miller. Marvin Julian Miller died this week at the age of 95 and while he might not be a...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 30, 2012

NHL Lockout Going Grassroots

News from the Bleacher Report - The classic way of protesting with picket signs and chants outside the NHL headquarters in NYC, it worked with some success in the '60s, why not now? Get a chance...

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 19, 2012

NHL Lockout: News from the Bleecher Report

Many hockey fans were optimistic that the NHL and NHLPA would be able to come closer to a new collective bargaining agreement during their meeting in Toronto, but after about an hour of discussions,...

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