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  • Players The Rangers Owners
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    Players Behind Bars The National Hockey League (NHL) has a great history. Many think the 'original six' was the beginning. This is not so. In 1917 it consisted of five teams, namely the Montreal Canadians, Montreal Wanderers, Ottawa Senators, Quebec Bulldogs and the Toronto Arenas. Toronto was the only team with artificial ice. During the 1923-24 seasons a franchise was granted to the first American team, the Boston Bruins. As can be seen the first six team NHL occurred in 1924-5 but varied grea...
  • Large Market Team Owners
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    GAME OVER! "I don't like it. People won't be able to come to these games anymore, and I don't like that". A sad nine - year - old fan voices his concerns on the 1994 major League Baseball strike. The '94 baseball season has come to an abrupt end. Players have ceased play because they feel they are being treated unfairly with the owner's plan to impose a salary cap. Owners are finding it difficult to come to terms with their own disagreements. Small market teams are rising to power with their dem...
  • Players And Owners
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    Persuasive Essay: 104 words, including references written APA style Players Should Bring Hockey Back January 25, 2005 Players Should Bring Hockey Back Having reached another impasse in talks on January 26, in Toronto, between owners and players, there continues to be no NHL hockey season. The lack of an agreement centers on the owners' desire for a salary cap and the players's a ying they will not budge on that particular point. Albeit this is not the only sticking point, other issues appear to ...
  • Nba Players Association
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    Pay Them There was a time when men played for the love of the game; when competition alone satisfied the male ego. This age of basketball featured greats such as Wilt Chamberlain, Bill Russell, and Oscar Robinson. These gladiators, and those like them, battled repeatedly winning league championships, MVPs, scoring titles, and other accolades. Then, the product of James Naismith moved into an era where the love continued, but money was added. Clyde Drexler, Charles Barely, Reggie Miller and Tim H...
  • Major League Baseball Players
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    Baseball was still a fledgling business back in 1890, but ramifications from a Federal Anti-Trust Law passed that year would perpetuate itself for the next one hundred years. The Sherman Anti-Trust Act of 1890 prohibited monopolies, and made the people responsible for monopolies guilty of a felony. Because of the broad and general language of the Sherman Act, the Clayton Act was enacted in 1914, it declared that "the labor of a human being is not a commodity or article of commerce" (web). Even w...
  • Owners And Players
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    On August 12, 1994 professional baseball players went on strike for the eighth time in the sports history. Since 1972, negotiations between the union and owners over contract terms has led to major economic problems and the absence of a World Series in 1994. All issues were open for debate due to the expiration of the last contract. Until 1968, no collective bargaining agreement had ever been reached between the owners and the players (Dolan 11). Collective bargaining is the process by which uni...

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