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  1. Ray Grebey, led MLB during 1981 strike, dead at 85

    Ray Grebey, who led Major League Baseball labor negotiations during the tumultuous 50-day strike that split the 1981 season, has died. He was 85.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2013
  2. MLB labor talks -- Sides close to OKing draft tweaks, sources say...

    Buster Olney

    Major League Baseball and its union appear to be close to agreeing to a draft structure that will serve to restrain signing bonuses -- something commissioner Bud Selig has wanted -- and could eliminate first-round draft pick compensation, sources said.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2011
  3. MLB labor talks take 'step forward,' source says

    Jayson Stark

    Negotiations in Major League Baseball's stalled labor talks have taken "a step forward" this week, according to one source familiar with the discussions, and a second source told ESPN.com it's possible a deal could be completed this week.

    Story | Conversation | November 09, 2011
  4. MLB talks switching National League team to American League, sour...

    Buster Olney

    A form of realignment has been raised in labor talks between MLB and the players' union, according to three sources: Two leagues of 15 teams, rather than the current structure of 16 NL teams and 14 in the AL.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2011
  5. Union, MLB had 'productive' initial talks on CBA

    Baseball union leader Michael Weiner said the union and baseball owners' representatives had their first formal negotiating session on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2011
  6. Los Angeles Angels' prospect Jake Locker to focus efforts on NFL

    Jake Locker has decided to focus on football, not on a baseball career with the Angels.

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2011
  7. Draftee Jake Locker focuses Los Angeles Angels on NFL CBA talks

    The Angels are watching the NFL labor talks in case their draftee Jake Locker ends up playing baseball.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2011
  8. MLBPA joins fray with December CBA expiration

    Baseball union head Michael Weiner wants talks about a new collective bargaining agreement to be held before the season begins.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2011
  9. Rumblings and Grumblings: Time is now to fix dysfunctional baseba...

    Jayson Stark

    The annual baseball draft has become an absolute mess, one that needs to be cleaned up in the labor talks.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2010
  10. Daily Quickie: Remembering Kirby

    Dan Shanoff on Kirby Puckett, Gonzaga, Coach K, Championship Week, the WBC, NFL Labor Talks, Quickie Book Club and more!

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  11. Fehr: No date set for labor talks

    Baseball union head Donald Fehr thinks it is too early to start labor negotiations before the Dec. 19 expiration of the sport's collective bargaining agreement.

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2006
  12. Fehr optimistic about labor talks as deadline looms

    Don Fehr admits that the history of baseball's labor negotiations has not been very good. But with the current labor deal expiring on Dec. 19, Fehr does see reasons why negotiations could be different this time around.

    Story | Conversation | February 09, 2006
  13. Bush staying away from talks

    With a strike deadline looming, President Bush was not getting involved in major league baseball's labor dispute.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2002
  14. Five negotiating sessions were held Wednesday

    As baseball moved within two days of another work stoppage, commissioner Bud Selig arrived at major league offices and negotiators worked late into the night to try to avert a strike.

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2002
  15. Countdown continues as Selig arrives

    Two days before players were scheduled to strike, baseball commissioner Bud Selig arrived in New York on Wednesday to be near the talks.

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2002
  16. Strike is no longer necessary

    Joe Morgan

    The labor talks have come down to a business decision, meaning there is no good reason for a strike.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2002