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NHL cancels Winter Classic

...looking to because playing at the Big House would've been something very special."Don Fehr, the players' union executive director, called the decision "unnecessary and unfortunate, as was the owners' implementation of the lockout itself...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2012-11-02/nhl-cancels-winter-classic
Standoff leaves NHL fans frustrated

...gone." It's pretty easy for everyone involved to feel that way."Kind of like they sing in a song about union executive director Donald Fehr's old sport, some fans vow it's one, two, three lockouts and they're out."I wouldn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2012-12-12/standoff-leaves-nhl-fans-f
Union, agents want new deal

INDIANAPOLIS --- The NFL Players Association doesn't want a lockout. It wants a deal.On Friday, union executive director DeMaurice Smith and four of the league's most prominent agents put on a unified front at the league's annual...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2011-02-25/union-agents-want-new-deal
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NBA takes legal action against players' union

...secure more favorable terms in a new CBA.Commissioner David Stern said an unproductive meeting Monday with union executive director Billy Hunter, president Derek Fisher and others confirmed to the league that it needed to take this action...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2011-08-03/nba-takes-legal-action-agains
Sides fight clock to end NBA lockout

...What happened was, they put some concepts up, we put some concepts up, and we're still miles apart," union executive director Billy Hunter said. "There's a huge bridge, gap, that I don't know if we're going to be able to close...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2011-10-01/sides-fight-clock-end-nba-loc
NBA players still hopeful lockout will end soon

...Antonio and Glen Taylor of Minnesota, and senior vice president and deputy general counsel Dan Rube met with union executive director Billy Hunter, president Derek Fisher, of the Lakers, and vice president Maurice Evans, of the Wizards, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2011-10-09/nba-players-still-hopeful-loc
Most NBA players stand behind union

...Stern made another round of radio interviews postulating doom if a deal isn't reached quickly, Fisher and union executive director Billy Hunter briefed a group of roughly 30 players on the state of negotiations.McGee left the meeting early...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2011-10-14/most-nba-players-stand-behind
Ex-Glenn Hills star waits on the NBA season

...Curry went into a large hotel meeting room in New York and convinced a group of high-salaried superstars to let union executive director Billy Hunter negotiate alone with NBA commissioner David Stern in an all-night session that struck a deal hours...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2011-10-20/ex-glenn-hills-star-waits-nba
Mark Cuban didn't propose elimination of NBA salary cap

...at ending months of labor strife, a league official said Tuesday.NBA senior vice president Mike Bass said union executive director Billy Hunter made "several misstatements" during an hour-long podcast with ESPN.com on Monday. Among them...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2011-10-25/mark-cuban-didnt-propose-elim
NBA owners, players remain stubborn

...1.5 billion to owners over six years.And when neither side would go further Friday, NBA officials said union executive director Billy Hunter ended the session."Billy said, 'My phone is ringing off the hook from agents and players telling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2011-10-29/nba-owners-players-remain-stu