CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 4: Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner declares victory during his election night gathering while incumbent Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn is yet to concede on November 4, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. Rauner leads by over 170,000 votes with 98 percent reporting. (Photo by John Gress/Getty Images)

Rauner: ‘No lockout’ of State Workers, But Strike Possible

Gov. Bruce Rauner said Wednesday that he won’t lock out state workers if his administration and the largest public-employee union can’t agree on a new contract, but both sides acknowledged that they are nowhere near a deal.


NHL Announces the Start of the 2013 Season

NHL Owners Approve New Labor Deal; Players to Vote

A relieved Commissioner Gary Bettman made the announcement those in hockey waited nearly four months to hear. He then apologized to players, sponsors and hockey supporters.

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–01/09/2013

Owners And Players Meet To Discuss NHL Lockout

NHL Owners to Vote on Contract Wednesday

If there are no snags, ratification could be finished by Saturday and training camps can open Sunday if approval is reached on both sides.

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–01/08/2013

Center ice at Scottrade Center

NHL Says 48-game Regular Season Is ‘most likely’

“I think 48 is most likely at this point, unless the players can expedite their ratification process,” NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly wrote in an email Monday.

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–01/07/2013

2012 NHL Entry Draft - Round One

Drop the Puck: NHL, Players Settle Labor Dispute

All schedule issues, including the length of the season, still need to be worked out. The NHL has models for 50- and 48-game seasons.

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–01/06/2013


Sports on a Sunday: Chris Kerber & Dennis Dodd

Chris Kerber, ‘the voice of the Blues’, will be heard calling games soon on KMOX. Ron Jacober also previews the BCS National Championship Game with CBS Sports writer Dennis Dodd.

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–01/06/2013

Owners And Players Meet To Discuss NHL Lockout

Sides in NHL Labor Fight Meet with Mediator

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–01/04/2013

Federal mediator George Cohen addresses the media at a news conference outside the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service building March 11, 2011 in Washington, DC. The NFLPA has filed for decertification and will no longer be the exclusive collective bargaining representative for the players. Players will now be able to file antitrust lawsuits against the NFL.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

US Federal Mediators to Join NHL Labor Talks

George Cohen, director of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, was an adviser to the NHL players’ union before joining FMCS three years ago.

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–11/26/2012

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman leaves the podium (Getty/Bruce Bennett).

NHL Lockout Costing St. Louis

In addition to the vendors who depend on sales and tips to make ends meet, the city of St. Louis also comes out a loser in the dispute between owners and players.


Utah Jazz v Boston Celtics

NHL Cancels Games Through Dec. 14, All-Star Game

NHL labor talks broke off soon after they resumed Wednesday, with players maintaining their new proposal was a huge economic concession.

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–11/23/2012


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