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Description:  In case you missed the latest news – – the National Hockey League has a hard enough time getting people to pay attention when games are actually being played –Commissioner Gary Bettman went nuclear last week, filing a lawsuit against his own players.

Source: Bloomberg.com

Date: Dec 19, 2012

Link: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-12-19/the-worst-commissioner-in-professional-sports.html

Questions for Discussions:

  • Do you agree with the criticism levied against Gary Bettman?
  • Why do you suppose the two sides in this labor dispute have been unable to come to an agreement?
  • What would you advise the two sides in this conflict?
  • How do you think the strike will affect fan behavior?

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