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Tag Archives: Collective Bargaining Agreement

MLS Free Agents Get A Little More Freedom

Posted on by Robert Hay

Remember back in the scary days of March when this MLS season was on the brink due to the expired collective bargaining agreement?  And at the almost last second the two sides agreed to a new CBA, which would include … Continue reading

Grant Wahl Interview: MLS Talk Podcast

Posted on by Richard Farley

Grant Wahl is a senior writer for Sports Illustrated and author of the best seller, The Beckham Experiment. In Tampa for the U.S. Mens National Team’s friendly with El Salvador, Grant joined the MLS Talk podcast Wednesday to talk USMNT … Continue reading

MLS Facing Unmitigated Disaster

Posted on by Lars Lowther

Major League Soccer is a niche league, perhaps the largest niche league in North America (depending on your view of hockey and the NHL).  It lacks a lot of the tradition, and strength that can be found in older leagues … Continue reading

MLS Talk Podcast: Brian Zygo, on Labor Negotiations

Posted on by Richard Farley

In the third part (of three) in our series on Major League Soccer’s labor negotiations, I talked to Major League Soccer Talk contributor Brian Zygo. After talking to legal and sports business experts in the series’ first two parts, I’ve … Continue reading

MLS Talk Podcast: Joel Maxcy, on MLS Labor Issues

Posted on by Richard Farley

In the second of three podcasts Major League Soccer Talk will be devoting to collective bargaining and labor negotiations, I was joined by Joel Maxcy. Joel is an Associate Professor at the University of Georgia where he also serves as … Continue reading

MLS Talk Podcast: Jeffrey Standen, on Collective Bargaining

Posted on by Richard Farley

In the first of three podcasts Major League Soccer Talk will be devoting to collective bargaining and labor negotiations, I was joined by Jeffrey Standen. Jeffrey is an instructor at Willamette University in Salem, Oregon where he teaches (amongst other … Continue reading

Upcoming Major League Soccer Talk Podcasts: Expert Opinion on Collective Bargaining

Posted on by Richard Farley

In a series podcasts to be released throughout the week, Major League Soccer Talk (subscribe) will be talking to three legal/business/sport experts, getting perspectives on collective bargaining in Major League Soccer and the United States’ sports landscape.

Should MLS be Preaching their Financial Parity Model to the World?

Posted on by Robert Jonas

Over the next two days, many of soccer’s most influential executives from around the world will meet in London, England for the annual “Leaders in Football” conference. Included in that group are three representatives from the United States: Don Garber, … Continue reading

MLS FutureWatch – Salaries, The CBA and TV

Posted on by Peter C

In my last post on MLS’ future, I postulated that the television rights deals of the future will determine the level of play we will see on the field. I also stated that it is my belief that MLS must … Continue reading