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  1. A tow truck story from NBA labor talks

    Chris Sheridan

    Ever gotten your car towed by the NYC DOT? You know, the guys in the brown trucks? It happened to me on the Knicks' opening night last season at Madison Square Garden, and I am still tying to figure out how to get back my $185 for being wrongfully...

    Blog | August 01, 2011
  2. NBA, union to have first collective bargaining talks Monday, sour...

    Chris Sheridan

    NBA collective bargaining talks will resume Monday, with commissioner David Stern and union director Billy Hunter scheduled to be in attendance, sources said Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2011
  3. NBA players, owners meet as lockout looms

    Chris Sheridan

    The NBA locked out its players Friday when its collective bargaining agreement expired, becoming the second pro sports league shut down by labor strife.

    Story | Conversation | June 30, 2011
  4. No tangible progress made during latest round of NBA labor talks

    Chris Sheridan

    No progress was made in NBA labor talks Friday, unless progress can be measured by the absence of angry rhetoric or the unveiling of a fashion statement.

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2011
  5. NBA players' union says it won't take bad deal to avoid work stop...

    Chris Sheridan

    With NBA stars from veteran Kevin Garnett to Rookie of the Year Blake Griffin standing behind him, union president Derek Fisher said Thursday that players won't accept a bad deal to avert a work stoppage.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2011
  6. NBA players' union says owners want players to give back $160 mil...

    Chris Sheridan

    The NBA players' union spoke out Wednesday about how livid they are that owners are not only asking for $7-8 billion in concessions in a proposed new CBA, but also are asking players to give back $160 million that was withheld from paychecks last season.

    Story | Conversation | June 22, 2011
  7. Labor talks: Are they really closer to deal?

    Chris Sheridan

    NEW YORK -- Player reps from the 30 NBA teams will meet in New York Thursday at a critical union meeting prior to Friday's resumption of collective bargaining talks, and whatever cautious optimism they hear will be cautious to the extreme. Althoug...

    Blog | June 22, 2011
  8. NBA players, owners submit new financial proposals

    Chris Sheridan

    NBA players and owners each made new financial proposals Tuesday at a three-hour collective bargaining meeting, emerging from the discussion cautiously optimistic that progress was being made.

    Story | Conversation | June 21, 2011
  9. What to expect in Tuesday's NBA labor talks

    Chris Sheridan

    NEW YORK -- Just a prediction here, but one based upon experience from having covered numerous NBA labor battles in the past. On Tuesday, the players are expected to make a new offer to the owners when the sides meet for what commissioner David St...

    Blog | June 20, 2011
  10. NBA owners yield on guaranteed contracts; sides to reconvene Tues...

    Chris Sheridan

    In a somewhat conciliatory gesture, NBA owners relaxed their stance on guaranteed contracts during the latest round of CBA negotiations. The players welcomed the move but cautioned there was still a wide gulf to be bridged.

    Story | Conversation | June 17, 2011
  11. Commissioner David Stern, NBPA head Billy Hunter meet to discuss ...

    Chris Sheridan

    With a little more than two weeks remaining before the expiration of the current collective bargaining agreement, NBA commissioner David Stern and his deputy held a small meeting with union director Billy Hunter and his staff attorneys.

    Story | Conversation | June 14, 2011
  12. NBA players' union files unfair labor practices claim against own...

    Chris Sheridan

    The union for NBA players filed an unfair labor practices complaint with the National Labor Relations Board on Tuesday, seeking an injunction that would prevent owners from imposing a lockout when the current CBA expires June 30.

    Story | Conversation | May 24, 2011
  13. Death of Gary Hall to impract NBA labor talks

    Chris Sheridan

    The death of the players union's No. 2 will impact NBA labor talks, writes Chris Sheridan.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2011
  14. David Stern should take tips from security guard

    Chris Sheridan

    David Stern should take tips from his ticket-escaping security guard in NBA lockout talks.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2011
  15. NBA labor: Don't believe the hype

    Chris Sheridan

    NBA commissioner David Stern says a labor proposal is due soon.

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2011
  16. Lockout: Settlement on July 3?

    Chris Sheridan

    Will there be a lockout this summer? ESPN.com's Chris Sheridan doesn't think so.

    Story | Conversation | October 21, 2010