At least Roger Goodell and DeMaurice Smith are talking, so we've got that going for us. But to what end? Here's an inside look at the mediation process that might resolve the NFL's labor strife. Or not.
While the issues surrounding a potential lockout in the NFL burn on, Roger Goodell and DeMaurice Smith are fiddling around with silly public relations ploys like personal salary reductions.
The NHLPA is five years removed from the madness of a lockout, and the next labor negotiation is looming large. Has the union learned anything from its own history?
What do you suppose Roger Goodell sees out there beyond the horizon of the 2010 season? Is it the looming likelihood of a lockout? Courtside Seat reads the tea leaves.