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NHL Lockout lets out; is it worth it?

NHL Lockout lets out; is it worth it?

Josh Stern, Staff Writer

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 Players Association (NHLPA) once more for 2012-2013. This year however, the league cutout 625 regular ...

Earning their stripes

Earning their stripes

AnneMarie Drez and Josh Stern

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 scored to make the score 9-8 in the last few minutes, cutting the Spartan lead to one. The two...

NHL lockout drags on with no end in sight

NHL lockout drags on with no end in sight

Chris Smith, Staff Writer

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 Sept. 15, after a collective bargaining agreement could not be reached with the National Hockey League...

First and 10: Patriot games

First and 10: Patriot games

Austin Poore, Features Editor

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 the majority of the players on the team, of which only two are American, took advantage of the potentially...

Are you ready for some football?

Are you ready for some football?

Kevin Dukovic, Staff Writer

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 quality of play this season, the NFL lockout has undoubtedly resulted in one of the league’s most...

NFL Lockout: A different kind of March madness?

NFL Lockout: A different kind of March madness?

John Dickerson, Staff writer

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 will win the men’s NCAA basketball tournament.  Whether there will be a 2011 NFL season is usually...

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