Tag Archives: lockout

  • Angry Hockey Fans Create NHL Lockout Pumpkins

    Angry Hockey Fans Create NHL Lockout Pumpkins

    Hockey fans across North America have let their feelings regarding the current NHL lockout be known through a variety of mediums. Some have voiced their disapproval for the strike through the use of songs and videos, while others have taken part in flash mobs in an effort to rekindle the rocky relationship between the players […]

  • Behold The “Official Song” Of The NHL Lockout (Video)

    Behold The “Official Song” Of The NHL Lockout (Video)

    What do you get when you combine a new Taylor Swift song about Jake Gyllenhaal, a couple of country music radio DJs from Winnipeg, and the NHL lockout? You get “The Official Song of the NHL Lockout.” A few weeks ago a DJ from QX104 FM in Winnipeg, Manitoba, named Jonathan Best had a great […]

  • 15 Craziest NHL Contracts

    15 Craziest NHL Contracts

    Well, the NHL officially locked out the players over the weekend. Now the entire 2012-13 season is in jeopardy, just 7 years removed from the 2004-05 lockout that cost us an entire season. The great irony here, of course, is that the owners are complaining that they aren’t making enough money and demanding pay cuts […]

  • Picture Of The Day: I’ll Take A Six-Inch Assorted Mr. Griffin

    Picture Of The Day: I’ll Take A Six-Inch Assorted Mr. Griffin

    With the NBA lockout now officially over, it appears as though Blake Griffin can quit his job at Subway and return to the hard-court, where we expect him to continue where he left off last season when he provided us with high-flying dunk after high-flying dunk as a rookie. That may be good news to […]

  • NBA Lockout Is Hurting The Escort Industry

    NBA Lockout Is Hurting The Escort Industry

    The NBA lockout is having a negative effect on many.  Players, coaches and referees aren’t the only ones finding themselves out of work.  There is also those working at the arenas of these NBA teams, as well as those working in public relations and other departments within each organization that could be finding themselves with […]

  • JaVale McGee And Nick Young Take The Cinnamon Challange (Video)

    JaVale McGee And Nick Young Take The Cinnamon Challange (Video)

    For those of you who have never taken the cinnamon challenge, I’d strongly advise against it.  Sure, eating a spoon full of cinnamon sounds easy and awfully delicious as well, but it isn’t!  Trust me!  I’ve tried it before and it is actually one of the most unpleasant things I have ever experienced. But for […]

  • The 9 Longest Sports Strikes (And Lockouts) In History

    The 9 Longest Sports Strikes (And Lockouts) In History

    With the NBA and its players association unable to reach a collective bargaining agreement, it looks like the players will be moving to decertify the union so that they may sue the league for anti-trust violations. What does all this mean? It means that we could be looking at the longest labor dispute in North […]

  • Amar’e Stoudemire Is Working At Foot Locker (Video)

    Amar’e Stoudemire Is Working At Foot Locker (Video)

    Foot Locker is now hiring and that is great news for Amar’e Stoudemire, who just so happens to be without a job during the NBA lockout. Among Stoudemire’s list of credentials are his six All-Star appearances during his previous employment, great conditioning and athletic ability, and an uncanny ability to sell shoes and tickets to […]

  • Picture Of The Day: Is That Dwyane Wade?

    Picture Of The Day: Is That Dwyane Wade?

    Many individuals have been negatively affected by the NBA lockout, including Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade, who was set to make $15.5-million during the 2011-12 season, but must now settle for a $20/hour wage working in Sears’ automotive section. So for those of you who have a question regarding the battery life of your Ford […]

  • Stephen A. Smith Is Awfully Upset With LeBron James (Video)

    Stephen A. Smith Is Awfully Upset With LeBron James (Video)

    Yesterday LeBron James and Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll exchanged Tweets with one another suggesting that LeBron may be looking for employment in the NFL and that he may be a good fit catching balls in a Seattle Seahawks uniform. After James asked ESPN’s John Clayton when the deadline to sign free agents in […]