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  1. The NFL All-Bargain Team

    Bill Barnwell

    It's not very easy for an NFL team to find a bargain in free agency. The vast majority of players who would be considered bargains on NFL rosters are guys who are still on their rookie deals, players whose salaries are artificially capped by the CBA....

    Blog | December 19, 2013
  2. Derrick Williams, Jimmer Fredette, and more of the NBA's make-or-...

    Zach Lowe

    The NBA's collective bargaining agreement creates a challenge for teams unsure of their young players — which means these six high-profile guys may be entering their make-or-break season.

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2013
  3. Second Round, First Priority: Ricky Ledo and Exploiting the CBA's...

    Zach Lowe

    Ricky Ledo's contract negotiations were going badly. Which sounds a little ridiculous. The Mavs selected Ledo with the 43rd pick in the draft, meaning he was a second-rounder with very little leverage and almost certainly no place else to go if he wi...

    Blog | August 09, 2013
  4. Jonah Keri on the Biogenesis suspensions

    Jonah Keri

    With the Biogenesis suspensions, the worst-kept secret in MLB history is finally out.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2013
  5. Bill Barnwell ranks the top assets in the NFL

    Bill Barnwell

    Bill Barnwell delivers his annual ranking of the NFL's top 50 most valuable assets, with a few notes from The Sports Guy.

    Story | Conversation | July 22, 2013
  6. Amnesty Fever: Who Will Survive the Last Days of the CBA Provisio...

    Zach Lowe

    As ESPN.com's Marc Stein reminded us this week, the league is running out of players eligible for the amnesty provision — that sexy and often misunderstood minx in the new collective bargaining agreement that allows teams to guillotine one play...

    Blog | July 11, 2013
  7. The Humbling of Stephon Marbury and the Limits of the Chinese Bas...

    Hua Hsu

    Order was restored in the Chinese pro basketball universe last night when the Guangdong Tigers finished their sweep of the Shandong Lions to claim their eighth Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) title. This was probably the most competitive game of...

    Blog | March 29, 2013
  8. The Sports Guy breaks down the best contracts in basketball

    Bill Simmons

    With the NBA's new collective bargaining agreement in full swing, it's all about the contracts.

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2013
  9. Five Lingering Questions About the NHL's New CBA

    Sean McIndoe

    The NHL lockout is almost officially over. The owners ratified the new collective bargaining agreement Wednesday, and the players are expected to do the same by Saturday. The last step will be the signing of a Memo of Understanding. (I like to imagin...

    Blog | January 11, 2013
  10. Detroit's albatross contracts and the rest of the Week 12 news

    Bill Barnwell

    Detroit feels the pain of the former CBA, and the rest of the Week 12 news.

    Story | Conversation | November 26, 2012
  11. Flowchart: What Sport Should Hockey Fans Follow?

    Sean McIndoe

    NHL owners let yesterday's self-imposed deadline for a new CBA come and go, refusing to even meet with Donald Fehr and the NHLPA. This comes one week after Gary Bettman apparently stormed out on the players' counteroffer presentation. The league has ...

    Blog | October 26, 2012
  12. The Complete NHL Lockout FAQ, Part 1

    Gabe Feldman

    We're less than two weeks away from the opening day of the 2012-13 NHL season, which can only mean one thing — the players are locked out. For the third time in 18 months (yes, we have a lockout hat trick), a major sport's team owners have shut...

    Blog | October 01, 2012
  13. The Nationals and their balanced attack continue to tear up the l...

    Jonah Keri

    With a touch of homage to their 1994 Expos forefathers, the Nationals climb to the top of the charts.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2012
  14. How the Rockets Used the New CBA to Steal Omer Asik

    Robert Mays

    I got the news of Omer Asik's offer from the Rockets in an e-mail from a friend. The gist was that Omer, a restricted free agent, was getting paiddddddddddddddddddd — and to be clear, that's "paid" with 19 d's. First reported by Yahoo!'s Adrian...

    Blog | July 02, 2012
  15. Explaining the Lin Decision

    Gabe Feldman

    On Friday, arbitrator Kenneth Dam ruled that Jeremy Lin and Steve Novak were entitled to Early Bird rights under the NBA collective bargaining agreement. The decision was a huge win for the Knicks. It allows them to use the Early Bird exception to re...

    Blog | June 26, 2012
  16. An exhaustive look at May in New York Times wedding announcements...

    Katie Baker

    An exhaustive (if belated) look at May in New York Times wedding announcements.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2012