NFL CBA Dispute: Sickening and Disrespectful to The Fans

February 14, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

February is supposed to be the time of the year in the NFL where one team and its fans are deliriously happy celebrating their Super Bowl victory.  Instead this year, barely any of us can even remember who actually won the game because all the talk and media coverage is about the labor dispute that threatens to cancel the 2011 NFL Season.
Is anyone else as annoyed as I am about hearing about it?  Listening to the owners and players whining about their “situations” is sickening.  A fight between some of the richest people in the United States bickering over how to slice up roughly $9 billion worth of revenues at a time when a good number of people are struggling to feed their families is disheartening.  
The owners claim the game’s revenues have slid too far into the players’ salaries and want to take back a significant percentage of it.  They argue that expenses, mostly costs related to the new palaces they’ve built and c...

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