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Friday, July 08, 2005

nhl- Owners, fans Win

from the Buffalo News, It looks like we're down to the final days before the National Hockey League completes a deal with its bruised and battered players' association. Both sides are sure to refer to this document as "an agreement" to maintain peace, but all it will really mean is that the NHLPA agreed to swallow an elephant.
In the coming weeks, you're going to hear a series of apologies, some of which have already come from the players. Some will be genuinely sorry. Many will be sorry they had this "agreement" jammed down their throats because they were too stubborn or too scared or too slow to acknowledge what has been painfully obvious for more than a year....more...