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Friday Sports Links - 9/17/12

The NHL lockout is finally here, and so is a Monday edition of Friday Sports Links. We've got the NHL lockout news from the weekend as well as some other sports news from the past few days.

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The NHL, following the NFL and NBA, has locked out its players. http://es.pn/PGjgyH 
For more background on the NHL lockout try this article: http://bit.ly/Nv12Ql 
And this one: http://bit.ly/R8ENSA

Pre-lockout, NHL observers thought that Canadian teams might not lockout players as a result of differences between Canadian "labour" law and U.S. labor law. http://bit.ly/UaQDI2 

However the Quebec Labour Relations Board denied the NHLPA's request for an immediate injunction against the lockout. The Board plans to hear the full case at a later date. http://es.pn/U4v92f

Tulane Law alumnus Warren Zola provided some pre-lockout thoughts on the CBA's official expiration. http://bit.ly/USt5tJ

Here's a review of the last proposal on the table between the NHL and NHLPA: http://bit.ly/TXMjyv

Pierre LeBrun examines the rules players must follow in a lockout: http://es.pn/Pr12xr

During the first day of the NHL's lockout both sides began appealing to fans for support: http://reut.rs/Oxtq5P

Here’s a timeline of events leading to the NHL lockout: http://es.pn/PFmUZy

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Former New Orleans Saints player Anthony Hargrove continues to insist on his innocence and spoke out about the NFL and the caliber of its evidence. http://es.pn/UTqoYU

Roger Goodell will reportedly meet with New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma today. http://bit.ly/O2iRrK

How might legalized sports betting in New Jersey harm the NFL? http://bit.ly/OSd1F4



How are the UEFA's Financial Fair Play regulations affecting team operations? http://bit.ly/NQB1Xg

A 1976 NBA settlement deal involving revenues from future television broadcasts is under review in court. http://on-msn.com/OvT7OD

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