San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers is sacked by Oakland Raiders defensive end Dave Tollefson (58) and defensive end Matt Shaughnessy (77) during the first quarter of an NFL football game in Oakland, Calif., Monday, Sept. 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Could Sports Labor Disputes Taint America’s Image of Unions?

(MintPress) — Last March, America’s most popular sport was on the verge of a work stoppage. The National Football League (NFL) was splintered between team owners and the NFL Players Association (NFLPA) over divided revenue, benefits for retired players and alleged antitrust issues. The issue dragged itself out through the spring and early summer months, […]