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LA Kings Hold First Practice Since NHL Lockout

The NHL and its fans can finally shift their focus to the ice.

01/13/2013

Drew Doughty #8 and Jonathan Quick #32 of the Los Angeles Kings celebrate the Kings 6-1 victory as they win the Stanley Cup in Game Six of the 2012 Stanley Cup Final at Staples Center on June 11, 2012. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

Kings To Open Lockout-Delayed Season Next Saturday

The Los Angeles Kings — winners of last year’s Stanley Cup — will open their lockout-delayed season next Saturday.

01/12/2013

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NHL, Players’ Association Reach Tentative Pact To End Lockout

Hockey is back, and it took nearly four months and one long night to get the game back on the ice.

01/06/2013

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NHL Cancels Games Through Dec. 14, All-Star Game

The NHL has called off all games through Dec. 14, plus the 2013 NHL All-Star Weekend scheduled for Jan. 26-27 in Columbus, Ohio.

11/23/2012

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NHL Labor Talks Resume After More Than 2 Weeks Off

After more than two weeks apart and the hockey season hanging in the balance, the NHL and the players’ association are returning to the bargaining table Saturday after more than two weeks off.

11/03/2012

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NHL Locks Out The Players

The clock struck midnight, and the NHL turned into another sports league closed for business.

09/15/2012

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 11:  Jonathan Quick #32 of the Los Angeles Kings holds the Conn Smythe Trophy after the Kings defeated the New Jersey Devils 6-1 to win the Stanley Cup series 4-2 in Game Six of the 2012 Stanley Cup Final at Staples Center on June 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

NHL, Players Association Set To Resume Labor Talks

The NHL and the NHL Players’ Association are set to resume labor talks on Wednesday at the league offices in New York.

07/17/2012

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Five Changes To Make The NBA All-Star Game Better

By: Martin Sumners The NBA All-Star Game was introduced in 1951. Initially, the game was an almost quaint two-hour exhibition and although held in non-cosmopolitan cities such as Ft. Wayne, Indiana, it was often elegantly […]

02/24/2012

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Top Five All-Star Dunk Contest Dunks Of All Time

By: Martin Sumners The ABA didn’t invent the dunk but it did introduce the high-flying dunk contest at the 1976 ABA All-Star Game at the fitting site of Denver known as the Mile High City. […]

02/24/2012

Dallas Mavericks v Miami Heat - Game Six

NBA Is Back, Believes It Can Regain What It Had

In between the Mavericks’ party in Miami and the Chris Paul celebration in Los Angeles, business got in the way of basketball.

12/21/2011

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NBA Lockout Distractions To Pass The Time

The NBA lockout has officially outlasted the NFL lockout, and the average sports fan’s patience has officially been tested. November 16th marks the first time NBA players will miss a pay day, with the average […]

11/17/2011

Deputy Commissioner Adam Silver (L) looks on as NBA Commissioner David Stern speaks at a press conference after NBA labor negotiations at The Westin Times Square on October 4, 2011 in New York City. Stern announced the NBA has canceled the remainder of the preseason and will cancel the first two weeks of the regular season if there is no labor agreement by Monday.  (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

David Stern: ‘We Are Going To Make A Deal’

David Stern has started up another media tour, taking his message to radio shows, TV shows, podcasts and basically anyone who will listen. He’s not so much trying to go for the PR spin this time though. He’s just trying to speak to the rank and file players. He’s trying, desperately, to make a deal.

11/08/2011

NBA Lockout Begins After Labor Talks Fail

NBA Getting Close To A Deal That Would End Lockout

NBA Commissioner David Stern says he would consider it a failure if the owners and players don’t reach a deal to end the lockout in the next few days.

10/27/2011

NBA Labor Negotiations Continue As Deadline Looms

NBA Talks To Resume Wednesday

A person with knowledge of the plans says officials from the NBA and players’ association will meet Wednesday, less than a week after three days of talks with a federal mediator couldn’t produce a deal to end the lockout.

10/25/2011

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NBA: Union, Not Cuban, Proposed Eliminating Cap

The NBA players’ association, not Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, proposed the elimination of the salary cap during negotiations aimed at ending months of labor strife, a league official said Tuesday.

10/25/2011

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