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NHL Lockout lets out; is it worth it?

Jason Spezza (left) and Steve Begin (right) face-off during the regular season exhibition game between the Ottawa Senators and the Boston Bruins.
January 16, 2013

Similar to the 2004-2005 NHL season, where a player lockout cancelled every regular season game, the NHL led by Commissioner Gary Bettman, declared yet another Lockout against the National Hockey League...

Earning their stripes

Local Palo Alto referees gives a call in a Paly home football home game.
December 15, 2012

Coming into the fourth quarter down 9-7 to the league-leading Mountain View Spartans, the Paly boys’ water polo team was on the verge of working its way back into a close game on Sept. 18. The Vikings...

NHL lockout drags on with no end in sight

Alexander Ovechkin plays in the KHL for his home town in Moscow, Russia. Many NHL players are playing overseas due to the recent lockout.
November 2, 2012

After the National Hockey League (NHL) collective bargaining agreement expired the full season is in jeopardy due to a stalemate between the owners and players. The NHL owners declared a lockout on...

First and 10: Patriot games

First and 10: Patriot games
October 12, 2012

When the Boston Bruins beat the Vancouver Canucks to win the Stanley Cup in 2011, the team received the traditional honor of an invitation to the White House to meet with President Barack Obama. While...

Are you ready for some football?

Are you ready for some football?
September 9, 2011

136 days.  That’s how long it took for the National Football League (NFL) and its players to reach an agreement and end the 2011 lockout.  Although the prolonged work stoppage will surely affect the...

NFL Lockout: A different kind of March madness?

NFL Lockout: A different kind of March madness?
March 16, 2011

In March when you turn on SportsCenter, you’d expect to see something along the lines of commentator Dick Vitale, with his trademark enthusiasm, arguing his case for why he believes an underdog team...

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