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  1. Mediator won't be brought in just yet

    Pierre LeBrun

    One of the most popular questions from fans these days is whether the use of a mediator could help dislodge the stalemate plaguing NHL labor talks. As such, I reached out to U.S. federal mediator George H. Cohen to seek his opinion on the state of...

    Blog | November 01, 2012
  2. Labor talks break with no counteroffer from players

    Katie Strang

    The NHL and NHLPA remained at an impasse in the latest round of collective bargaining talks as the deadline for a lockout looms.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2012
  3. NHL labor talks will resume Thursday in New York.

    Negotiations between the NHL and NHL Players' Association on a new collective bargaining agreement will resume Thursday in New York.

    Story | Conversation | July 04, 2012
  4. NHL commissioner Gary Bettman hopes to start NHL labor talks soon...

    NHL commissioner Gary Bettman expects negotiations with the players' association on a new collective bargaining agreement to begin in a couple of weeks.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2012
  5. NBA Lockout: The NBA's Nuclear Winter -- Where Do We Go From Here...

    Gabe Feldman

    We're in yet another NBA-less week of November, and the labor talks between the players and owners took an ugly turn last week when the NBPA dissolved its union and players filed antitrust suits. With a lawsuit already pending in New York between the...

    Blog | November 22, 2011
  6. NBA lockout -- Players unlikely to accept owners' proposal, sourc...

    Once NBA players digest all the details of the owners' new proposal -- including a clause opening the way for more player demotions to the D-League -- it's hard to imagine even those desperate to play would be willing to ratify it, sources said.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2011
  7. Dallas Mavericks' Jason Terry -- Players set to walk if deal bad

    Jeff Caplan

    Dallas Mavericks player representative Jason Terry said that if the proposal NBA commissioner David Stern delivered to the union late Thursday night is not a substantial improvement from the league's prior proposal, players will be prepared to walk away.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2011
  8. Douglas making presence felt in New York

    Jared Zwerling

    On Tuesday, Roger Mason Jr. wasn't the only Knick at the labor talks, where every team, except for the Celtics, had a player rep in attendance. While Mason Jr. served as the NBPA vice president, his teammate Toney Douglas was the Knicks member. Do...

    Blog | November 10, 2011
  9. NBA lockout -- NBA, players' union conclude Thursday without a de...

    Marc Stein

    NBA players broke off negotiations with the league Thursday night, saying there had not been enough progress to get a deal done to end the lockout.

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2011
  10. NBA lockout -- NBA owners, players wrap up 12 hours of talks with...

    Marc Stein

    The NBA and the NBA Players Association negotiated Wednesday for eight hours past the league's stated 5 p.m. ET deadline for a deal and made sufficient progress to schedule another round of talks for Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | November 09, 2011
  11. Sources -- Options discussed for NBA draft order if no season

    Ric Bucher

    Options for determining the 2012 NBA draft order if the 2011-12 season is cancelled have been discussed in case the 2011-12 season, according to league sources.

    Story | Conversation | November 09, 2011
  12. Dan Gilbert softens position

    Brian Windhorst

    Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert has been one of the faces of the so-called "hardline" owners during the protracted and emotional NBA labor talks. He's long been one of the certified "hawks," the aggressive and hungry faction who were known to b...

    Blog | November 09, 2011
  13. NBA lockout -- Jeffrey Kessler says owners treat players like 'pl...

    Commissioner David Stern says union attorney Jeffrey Kessler is largely to blame for the NBA's stalled labor talks after Kessler told The Washington Post that the owners are treating the players "like plantation workers."

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2011
  14. NBA hope bleak over labor talks, sources say

    The NBA ownership group's labor committee will reopen talks with the players' side Saturday afternoon, sources said, a meeting one general manager, who has spoken with owners, described as "headed straight for disaster."

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2011
  15. Behind the $500,000 fine on Micky Arison

    Brian Windhorst

    Getty Images David Stern wants to silence Micky Arison, but the Heat owner was only speaking the truth. Heat owner Micky Arison has made everyone believe with his words on Twitter that he doesn't like the way things are going in labor talks with pl...

    Blog | November 02, 2011
  16. Things you can learn from Twitter

    Henry Abbott

    The NBA started a new Twitter account (@NBA_labor) to help people understand the labor talks and clear up misinformation. In theory, I'm all for that. But in practice ... maybe the most curt of all media is not the way to hash out the finer points...

    Blog | November 01, 2011