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12-18-2012, 11:52 AM
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Originally Posted by schminksbro View Post
The players began negotiations by coughing up 7% of revenue. I don't understand why people think they should just cave and let the owners have whatever they want. You do understand that the owner's demands will never stop right? As I have stated before, the next lockout is already planned. If the players don't make this one hurt then the next lockout is inevitable. Personally I believe it already is.
57 percent is ridiculous. The precedent was set by the NBA and NFL. A 50/50 split of revenue is what it should be and what everyone already knew it was going to be. That "7 percent" wasn't a "give up" by the players it was a necessity to keep the league moving forward.

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