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The NHL’s Salary Cap Floor- Bad for Business

The National Hockey League (NHL) and the National Hockey League Players Association (NHLPA) entered into a collective bargaining agreement in 2005, which include the implementation of a hard salary cap system. This system sets maximums each franchise can spend on … Continue reading

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Fighting and Headshots- Hypocrisy in Debates

John Scott’s hit on Loui Eriksson has once again created controversy and outrage among the hockey media about headshots in the league. This particular instance was a bit different from the others because the aggressor, 6 foot 8 John Scott, … Continue reading

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Chapter Six- The NCAA’s “Whiff of the Plantation” (Critical Reponse Blog)

Chapter six in Zirin’s “Game Over..How Politics Has Turned the Sports World Upside Down” describes the NCAA sporting landscape and the mess it has become. The policies of the NCAA have changed it into a capitalistic sports machine which is … Continue reading

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