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IF THE COLLECTIVE BARGAINING ENDS IN WISCONSIN, SO GOES THE NFLPA

Posted by D.A. Baum - Publisher on Tuesday, February 22, 2011, In : Editorials 

Madison WI –

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, citing a budget crisis, has asked for increases in the amount government workers pay toward their health benefits and pensions.

Walker, a Republican who reportedly received big bucks from Tea Party backers, also wants to essentially strip unions of their collective bargaining rights, with the exception of wages.

"If I have to choose between the demands of a few union leaders, particularly those leaders from outside of Wisconsin, or standing ...


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18 GAMES AND A NEW CBA – WHO REALLY WINS?

Posted by D.A. Baum - Publisher on Thursday, February 17, 2011, In : Editorials 

With 14 days to go until the end of the current NFL/NFLPA Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) the NFL has struck 1st by filing an unfair practice charge against the NFLPA. 

In essence, the NFL strongly believes that the NFLPA has been delaying negotiations in order to attempt something not seen in negotiation history since the 1980’s – Decertification.

In 1992, the NFLPA did just that.  Former NY Jets’ Wide Receiver Freeman McNeil and seven other NFL players filed an ANTI-TRUST lawsui...


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IF THE STEELERS WIN THE SUPERBOWL – SHOULD WE FORGET THE PAST OFFSEASON?

Posted by D.A. Baum on Tuesday, February 1, 2011, In : Editorials 

With a Superbowl win, should Ben Roethlisberger be exonerated from the alleged sexual misbehavior issues that he has been accused of?  I really do not think so.

The media, prior to the AFC championship game and pre Superbowl reports, have been constantly attempting to exonerate Roethlisberger from the very accusations that were made this past post season. 

Though he has never been formally charged with any crime, he still was placed off the Steelers’ roster for the 1st 4 games of the 201...


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THE MATZO BOWL

Posted by David Baum on Friday, April 17, 2009, In : Editorials 
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