Quote of the Day

"There’s no agreement because neither needs an agreement. It’s not a fight they need to have. They fight because they can. There’s something not quite right about this."
-- Hockey HOFer Ken Dryden, on the labor stalemate between the NHL and the NHLPA. (GLOBE & MAIL, 9/14)
Friday September 14, 2012 Vol. 19 — No. 3 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • On Lockout's Edge

    Gary Bettman says players should not feel they have a right to 57% of revenues

    NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman on Thursday received a "unanimous vote from owners ... in support of a league-imposed lockout should no deal be reached by midnight ET Saturday," according to Katie Strang of ESPN N.Y. There are "no further meetings scheduled in advance of Saturday." In a "sign of solidarity, 283 players attended Thursday's meeting." Bettman said that a lockout "would impact the league's revenue and alter the dynamics of the business." He said, "Even a brief lockout will cost more in terms of lost salary wages than what we're proposing to do to make a deal that we think we need to make" ( ESPNNY.com, 9/13 ). The CP's Chris Johnston noted Thursday during a two-hour BOG meeting, Bettman and NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly "gave ...

  • Ace In The Hole

    Could Fehr show his "ultimate trump card" and revisit salary cap to bring it back in play?

  • Seeing Red

    Red Sox ownership strongly shoots down sale rumors. Werner says flatly: "We're not selling."

  • Nice Way To Start The Season

    The Packers' 23-10 win over the Bears earns NFL Network a record 6.3 overnight.

  • Hook, Line And Stewart

    Bass Pro Shops is expected to sponsor of Tony Stewart's Sprint Cup ride in '13.

  • On The Agenda

    Farmers Field gets major boost with Planning Commission approval; next up is City Council.

  • Saving The Best For Last

    IndyCar hopes championship duel drums up interest in the racing circuit.

  • Film Noir

    Maloof Money Cup to be shown in more than 600 movie theaters for first time, but not on U.S. TV.

  • Hayward Bound

    From paddleboarding to swim meets, Wally Hayward has it all planned this weekend.

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