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  • 'WrestleMania' Celebrates 30 Years as WWE Pins Down Big Deals, Bright Future

    The deafening roar from a record crowd of more than 93,000 packed inside Pontiac, Mich.'s, Silverdome when Hulk Hogan scoop-slammed the 520-pound Andre the Giant there in 1987 is still music to Vince McMahon's ears. Twenty-seven years after "WrestleMania...
  • SAG-AFTRA's David White Remaining in Limbo with NBA Players Union

    After leaving SAG-AFTRA in limbo for the past two months, the National Basketball Players Assn. has told the performers union and top exec David White to wait some more. The NBPA has decided to relaunch its search process, two months after making White,...
  • SAG-AFTRA Contract Negotiations Set for May 5

    SAG-AFTRA will begin negotiations on a master contract covering movie and primetime TV with the Hollywood production companies on May 5 -- less than two months before the current SAG and AFTRA deals expire June 30. The performers union made the...
  • NFL will make review of Dolphins workplace safety issues public

    NFL will make review of Dolphins workplace safety issues public
    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has appointed Ted Wells to lead the independent investigation into the workplace conduct issues that led to Jonathan Martin's absence from the Miami Dolphins, and Richie Incognito's indefinite suspension. The NFL also...
  • NBA Players Association Eyes SAG-AFTRA's David White: Report

    SAG-AFTRA national executive director David White has emerged as the frontrunner to become the National Basketball Players Association's executive director, Yahoo Sports is reporting. A SAG-AFTRA spokeswoman had no comment on the report. Billy Hunter...
  • SAG-AFTRA's David White: No Decision on Taking NBA Players Assn. Slot

    SAG-AFTRA national executive director David White has confirmed he's in contention to become the National Basketball Players Association's executive director but says no final decision has been made. White sent a message to members of the performers...
  • SAG-AFTRA's David White Blasted Over Mulling NBA Players Assn. Slot (EXCLUSIVE)

    The Membership First faction of SAG-AFTRA has blasted national exec director David White over considering leaving the performers union for a similar post with the National Basketball Players Assn. Membership First issued the statement Monday, three...
  • SAG-AFTRA Establishes Voluntary Code for Personal Managers

    SAG-AFTRA has announced its first-ever code covering ethics and conduct for managers representing its 160,000 members. The performers union said Tuesday its Personal Manager Code of Ethics and Conduct is a voluntary agreement designed to "promote...
  • Hedo Turkoglu's Orlando Magic playing days are over

    Hedo Turkoglu's Orlando Magic playing days are over
    Hedo Turkoglu remains on the Orlando Magic’s roster for now, but his days playing for the team are over. Although team officials and Turkoglu’s camp have not reached a buyout deal, both sides have agreed that Turkoglu will not join the...
  • Orlando Magic players want union chief Billy Hunter replaced, J.J. Redick says

    According to J.J. Redick, Orlando Magic players have reached a consensus about the fate of Billy Hunter, the embattled executive director of the NBA players union. “I think most everyone in the NBA has reached the same conclusion,” Redick...
  • Knicks' J.R. Smith suspended for violating NBA anti-drug policy

    J.R. Smith, the Knicks' high-flying and high-scoring reserve guard, has been suspended five games by the NBA for violating the league's anti-drug policy, it was announced Friday. Smith, who was the NBA's Sixth Man of the Year last season after averaging...
  • NBA Players Assn. places union chief Billy Hunter on leave

    The NBA Players Assn. announced Friday that union chief Billy Hunter, who has headed the union since 1996, has been placed on an indefinite leave of absence. In a memo sent to players Friday morning, union president Derek Fisher said: "This organization...