| Sep 28, 2013
| 6:42 PM
A year ago, the NHL was a few weeks into the third labor stoppage of Commissioner Gary Bettman's reign and fans vowed they would never come back.
Now, it's all sunshine and blue skies for the league and a firmly entrenched Bettman.
A settlement in...
| Feb 11, 2013
The countdown to the Sochi Olympics slipped beneath the one-year mark last week with a huge question looming: Will NHL players participate in Russia's first-ever Winter Games?
The answer should be clearer after executives of the NHL, NHL Players' Assn....
| Jan 7, 2013
It's why our games have shootouts, extra innings, overtime or penalty kicks.
Sports fans like to have a clearly defined winner and loser, and they want to pass judgment quickly. Ties have become unacceptable even if a deadlock accurately reflects the...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 8:35 PM
The NBA season was slipping away as Thanksgiving 2011 approached.
The league and the National Basketball Players Assn. were so far apart in labor negotiations that players took the drastic step of dissolving their union by filing a disclaimer of...