This is the type of progress we like to see in the world of sports!
Retired defensive back Wade Davis came out of the closet nearly 9 years after his NFL career ended, and over the past several months he's been working tirelessly to put an end to homophobia in football!
Just yesterday the former athlete gave a presentation to team owners about the importance of
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We're running out of ways to say the NHL and the Player's Association are going to sit down to another meeting.
We just previously mentioned that the NHL canceled all the games through December 30th.
Even though almost half the season has already been cancelled, including the All-Star weekend and the Winter Classic, both sides have decided to sit down and meet again.
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We just previously mentioned that the NHLPA declined the NHL's 50-50 revenue split offer and the NHL turned down all their counter-offers.
So the NHL has canceled 135 games through November 1st.
That's 11% of the season!
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Finally! Some friggin progress!
As we previously mentioned, the NHL and the NHLPA (player's association) have been butting heads over who gets what cut of the revenue.
As of last season, players were getting a 57% cut of the revenue brought in by the NHL.
The NHL wanted to cut that down to 43%!
So of course they had trouble reaching middle ground.
Finally though, it's looking like the lockout might be ending soon.
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The NHL has recently offered a new proposal to the Player's Association according to NHLPA executive director Donald Fehr.
All he would say of the proposal was it was:
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