Winter Meetings preview: Five issues for Red Sox
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IRVING, Texas -- Baseball players and owners reached a tentative agreement on a five-year labor contract Wednesday night, a deal that will extend the sport's industrial peace to 26 years since the ruinous fights in the first two decades of free agency.
Sports Biz: No work stoppage in OKC
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The last stoppage was 1994 when the World Series was canceled. ... Since the NHL decided to go elsewhere than Oklahoma City, that league has had two labor stoppages: 2004-05 and 2012-13. And those were on the heels of an NHL lockout in 1994-95. ... It ...
MLB owners, players' union agree to 5-year labor contract
Shortly before 9 p.m. ET Wednesday, the two sides reached agreement on a five-year collective bargaining agreement that will run through the 2021 season. The deal was agreed to just ... Baseball had eight work stoppages from 1972 to 1995, the last a 7 ...
White sox announce Jason Benetti cracks Crain's 40 under 40
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The 33-year-old just finished his first season with the White Sox as play-by-play announcer, working the home games at U.S. Cellular Field (before it was renamed Guaranteed Rate Field last month) alongside Steve Stone as longtime broadcaster Hawk ...