• Aaron Rodgers unhappy with new CBA, wants more offseason free time

    1 month ago - By Yardbarker

    The NFL and NFL Players Association are inching closer to a new collective bargaining agreement, but not all of the league's most influential players are on board with the latest proposal. Aaron Rodgers was one of the “biggest objectors” to the latest version of the CBA before the union voted to submit it for approval early Wednesday morning, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports. Rodgers apparently wants the offseason schedule to be altered so players have more time to themselves. A CBA is never going to totally satisfy both sides, and it doesn't have to. By voting to submit the latest proposal...
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  • SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles to host LA Bowl beginning in 2020 college football season

    1 month ago - By CBSSports

    The LA Bowl will play its first game in December 2020, and will take place in SoFi Stadium through 2025
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  • NFL Players Association president Eric Winston: Players won't rush vote on collective bargaining agreement proposal

    1 month ago - By USA Today

    Despite majority approval from NFLPA player representatives, the collective bargaining agreement has no set date for a vote by all players.
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  • Fantasy: 5 offensive breakout candidates

    Fantasy: 5 offensive breakout candidates

    1 month ago - By TheScore

    Picking a position player that takes the next step and becomes an offensive star can make your fantasy season. With that in mind, the following five major leaguers should be targeted on draft day. Average draft positions are from FantasyPros as of Feb. 26. Cavan Biggio, Blue Jays - 2B, OF Tom Szczerbowski / Getty Images Sport / Getty Teammates Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Bo Bichette are getting most of the attention even though Biggio finished ahead of the duo in AL Rookie of the Year voting last year. The 24-year-old second baseman posted a .793 OPS with 16 home runs and 14 stolen bases in...
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  • What we know about proposed NFL collective bargaining agreement, timeline of talks

    What we know about proposed NFL collective bargaining agreement, timeline of talks

    1 month ago - By USA Today

    The NFLPA and owners could agree on a new CBA in the coming days, leading to a new 10-year labor peace in the league. Here's what you should know.
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  • Major League Soccer reveals epic new anthem by legendary Hollywood composer Hans Zimmer

    1 month ago - By Yardbarker

    Herculez Gomez and Alejandro Moreno make the case for 2019 champions Seattle to win another MLS Cup in 2020. Herculez Gomez explains why Inter Miami cannot build a successful club around Rodolfo Pizarro. The FC guys debate whether Galaxy newcomer Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez will outscore LAFC star Carlos Vela. Major League Soccer is marking its 25th year (watch across ESPN networks in the U.S. from Feb. 29) by unleashing a new official anthem by Oscar-winning composer Hans Zimmer, and it is epic... The Toe Poke Daily is here every day to bring you all the weirdest stories, quirkiest...
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  • Report: NFL players may take ‘a week or two' to vote on new CBA

    1 month ago - By Yardbarker

    The NFL world eagerly awaits a resolution on a potential new CBA ahead of the 2020 season, but the players may not have a final vote for a couple of weeks. Mark Maske of The Washington Post reported Wednesday morning that the ratification vote of all the players “could be a week or two off.” In the meantime, there's plenty of loose ends to tie up as teams attempt to get on with their offseason plans. Late Tuesday night it appeared that a vote may happen sooner than that, and all signs have pointed to the players voting to ratify the proposed collective bargaining agreement. Among the...
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  • New NFL CBA takes another major step toward approval, includes 17-game season

    1 month ago - By Yardbarker

    The NFL took another major step on Wednesday toward having a new collective bargaining agreement in place before the 2020 season. NFL owners met last week and approved the terms of a proposed new collective bargaining agreement between the league and the NFL Players Association, but the NFLPA was unhappy with the proposal and postponed its originally scheduled vote for it. The two sides then met in Indianapolis this week, and the NFLPA voted on Wednesday to send the latest proposal to the the players for approval. That is a significant step, as it means the NFLPA considers the latest...
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