Blinkage, Linkage & Stinkage (CBA & Lockout Discussion) XVII
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10-28-2012, 12:37 PM
**** Cycle 4 Eichel
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Originally Posted by
Powdered Toast Man
That situation is always the case, lock the players out and it doesn't matter what the owners ask for because the players will eventually capitulate. I'm sure the players have an angle, the players may be less than educated but their advisors sure as know what they are doing.
Oh, I'm certain as **** that their advisors DON'T know what they're doing. The players
lost this negotiation.
There were $500M between the two proposals a week ago (cumulative over all years). Then the players went out and lost $500M letting games get cancelled (presuming we only have 3/4 of a season at this point). And the league withdrew its best offer. There's no way in hell the league is coming back with 51% in time for the players to make money back that they lost refusing to even negotiate off their best deal (a deal better or equal to what baseball, football AND b-ball give their players!).
The game is now how long does it take for the high school dropout membership of this union to realize they are ****ing themselves with every day they refuse to negotiate off of linkage and 50-50.
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